Harley Davidson Motor Company’s Licensing Agreement with Hero MotoCorp Limited


Khaitan & Co advised Harley Davidson Motor Company on the transaction.

Harley Davidson Motor Company executed commercial arrangements with Hero MotoCorp Limited: distribution arrangement whereby Hero MotoCorp Limited has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of Harley-Davidson in India; and brand licensing arrangement whereby Hero MotoCorp Limited has been given license to exclusively manufacture small displacement range motorcycles.

Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc. manufactures and distributes motorcycles. The Company produces a wide variety of motorcycles, bicycles, accessories, and parts.

Hero MotoCorp Ltd. designs, manufactures and distributes motorcycles.

The Khaitan & Co team was led by Partner Prasenjit Chakravarti (Picture), and included M&A/Corporate team: Prasenjit Chakravarti (Partner), Nitish Goel (Principal Associate) and Megha Sharma (Senior Associate) with assistance from Sagardeep Rathi (Partner), Pranjal Prateek (Principal Associate) and Swati Bala (Senior Associate) on competition law aspects.

Involved fees earner: Swati Bala – Khaitan & Co.; Prasenjit Chakravarti – Khaitan & Co.; Nitish Goel – Khaitan & Co.; Pranjal Prateek – Khaitan & Co.; Sagardeep Rathi – Khaitan & Co.; Megha Sharma – Khaitan & Co.;

Law Firms: Khaitan & Co.;

Clients: Harley Davidson Motor Company;

Author: Michael Patrini