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Pet Industry

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Watch Shahrina Ankhi-Krol's interview by Pet World Insider at a pet industry conference, where she did a presentation on brand protection.

Watch Shahrina Ankhi-Krol on a panel discussion for Pet Care Innovation Prize by Purina

Need a Pet Business Lawyer?
(212) 729-6153

Ankhi-Krol Law protects your pet business, so you can focus on your passion, your product or service, your pet!


The pet industry has specific legal needs in the areas of business law, contract law, and intellectual property law.

We focus on issues unique to the pet industry in order to best serve our pet business clients.



What this firm does:


Pet businesses face issues unique to its industry. Majority of law firms are not equipped to handle all legal aspects of the pet industry.


We provide custom-tailored solutions to meet the legal needs of the pet industry. Some examples of the services we provide for the  pet industry includes:


  • Help you to select the correct legal entity type for your pet business

  • Start your pet business (LLC; Corporation; partnership; etc...)

  • Obtain necessary licenses for your pet business

  • Review, draft, and/or negotiate pet business contracts

  • Breach of contract issues

  • Protect your pet business name, logo, slogan through the use of trademark law

  • Protect your original pet-related work (ie: book; artwork; photography; etc...) through the use of copyright law

  • Prosecute and defend trademark and copyright infringement

  • Send and respond to cease and desist letters

  • Minimize chances of legal mishap by utilizing proactive legal tools

  • License trademark and/or copyright related to your pet business

  • Assist in the sale or dissolution of your pet business

  • Demand letters and litigation

  • ...and more

Some examples of past pet business clients include:


  • Pet fashion designer

  • Groomer

  • Pet product manufacturer

  • Pet treats

  • Pet food 

  • Pet medicine 

  • Pet calendar and books

  • Pet product distributor/retailer

  • Author of pet-related literature

  • Pet industry public relations firm

  • Pet lifestyle brands

  • Pet loss prevention organization


The Founder of this law firm, Shahrina Ankhi-Krol, is a well-known figure in the pet industry. She regularly gives talks to the pet business community regarding the importance of legal protection. She has also given talks at nationwide pet conferences like Blog Paws and Women in the Pet Industry Network (WIPIN).

Have a question about your pet business? Contact us!

Ankhi-Krol Law ("AKL") handles Trademark & Copyright issues in EVERY STATE in the USA!


Learn more about AKL's services through these quick links:


Business Law

Contract Law

Trademark Law

Copyright Law

Fashion Law

Art Law / Creative Industries

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