Vikas Ranjan, Brand Protection Manager India and South east Asia, and member of Global IPR of adidas AG. Vikas is member of Global IPR team and he supervises the IPR affairs of India & South East Asia region for adidas AG.Vikas is also Member of The International Trademark Association (INTA). Vikas has gathered around 16 years of professional experience. Vikas has started his legal career as practicing lawyer in 2002 and practice across various courts of Delhi-NCR and later Joined Sriram Group companies and Kuoni Travel Group( a swiss MNC ) in year 2006.Vikas Joined adidas Group India entity in year 2012, at a time of internal turmoil within the company due to a financial fraud reported in one of its subsidiaries, Reebok India. Vikas has handled all the police, SFIO, ED instigations and restructuring of Reebok India during the crisis period 2012-13. Vikas promoted to Global Role of adidas AG to expand the brand protection program for India and region.
Vikas has conduct more than 15 Brand Protection awareness trainings for Law Enforcement Authorities in India and Sri Lanka in last one year and also he has successfully implement the targeted brand protection programs in region, which ultimately result into massive seizures by Indian and Sri Lankan Customs,DRI and also conducted several raid against Manufacture and warehouses of counterfeit products of adidas and Reebok Brands. Vikas is steadily monitoring online activities at market places and social & Phishing sites and closed more than 4000 such links. Vikas lead to adidas and Reebok brands to successful enrollment with Amazon.in, brand registry program in India.