L Badri Narayanan
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
Badri Narayanan is a lawyer practicing with Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan in the area of tax and investment laws. His practice is a mix of advisory and litigation services, with particular experience in cross-border investment and tax laws.
Mr Badri has been advising several companies on a variety of issues such as consortiums and joint ventures, valuation, secondment, royalties and license fee arrangements, contract manufacturing scenarios, software as service offerings and outsourcing.
In the area of e-commerce and software, Mr Badri has handled several issues, including protection of software and business methods in India, shrink-wrap and click-wrap contracts, new business models for distribution of software and services, open source software, transfer pricing and custom valuation studies.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr Badri practiced as an intellectual property lawyer in the United States and has drafted and negotiated intellectual property licensing and cross-licensing arrangements. He was also involved in many patent litigation matters in the United States.
Mr Badri holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi; a Law Degree from the University of London; and a Master’s Degree in Law from the Cornell Law School.