Our Team


KAMAKSHI SINGH MEHLWAL (FOUNDING PARTNER)

Is head of Litigation and has over 28 years’ experience at Supreme Court of India as government counsel and private practitioner. She is an Advocate on Record and has argued landmark cases in fields ranging from criminal, securities, corporate, medical, environmental to taxation laws before the Supreme Court and other fora.
       LL.M. in Corporate and International Laws
       Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management; and a Diploma in Cyber Laws
       She is actively involved in Pro Bono and Amicus Curie cases and often featured in National Media.  
       Fellow ICA: Accredited as an Arbitrator by the Indian Council of Arbitration, FICCI
       Accredited as an Arbitrator by the Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation
       Founder Chairperson of the “Arbitrators East of the Suez”
       Conferred “Certified Corporate Directorship” by Institute of Directors
       Proficient in English, Hindi and German languages

                                                                                                                                                           

S. P. ARORA (PARTNER)

Is Head of IPR practice of the Firm, and a registered patent agent, and visiting faculty, National Law University, New Delhi.
   LL.M. in IPR from Franklin Pierce, USA and a practicing patent attorney for more than 15 years with vast experience in patent prosecution, drafting and litigation
   Filed and prosecuted Patent/Trademark Applications for number of companies from USA, PR China etc. in various fields of technology including telecommunication, computer related inventions, mechanical inventions, etc.
     Well versed in US and Indian Intellectual Property Laws, preparing response to office actions, Licensing, Indian and US Patent Laws and Patent Practices
      Conversant with EU Patent Laws

                                                                                                                                                                                              

GEETANJALI MEHLWAL (
PARTNER)

Is head of Media & Entertainment practice of the firm, and is an LL.M. from U.S.A., with over 15 years of legal experience advising Indian and foreign clients and has  successfully negotiated and closed several Multimillion dollar projects.

       Worked in top tier multinational law firms, specialized in Intellectual Property & IT laws
       Acted as Legal Head of India’s Biggest Home Entertainment Company, advised acquisition of almost 10000 movies
       Acted as Legal Consultant for Walt Disney’s Indian digital content
       Advised an INR 300 Mn. Mumbai healthcare facility; a USD Multi-Mn. Bankruptcy of a Clinical Trial Organisation
       LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Technology Laws - Franklin Pierce Law Center, U.S.A.
       LL.B. Honours - Symbiosis Society’s Law College, India
       Diploma in Special Corporate Laws – Indian Law Society’s Law College, India
       Diploma in Information Technology Laws – Asian School of Cyber Laws, India
       Certificate in German language from Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi, India

                                                                                                                                                           

ASHISH SHARMA (PARTNER)

Expert in Intellectual Property and Registered IP Facilitator for Start-ups.

       Holds a Masters Degree in Law and is Secretary General:  Intellectual Property Owners’ Association, INDIA
       9 year’ experience in Prosecution of Intellectual Property
       3 years Research & Development in Ocular Pharmacology from Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (DIPSAR)
    He has helped in getting number of Patents in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology field. He looks after the Drafting and Prosecutions of Patents, Designs, Trademarks and Copyrights matters. He has vast experience in Patent prosecution, drafting and litigation. He has been given responsibility of filing and prosecuting  Patent/Trademark Applications in India for  number of   companies of  USA, PR China etc. in various field of technology including telecommunication, computer-related inventions, mechanical etc.
     Patentability Search- Review of prior art citations throughout a family, including references cited in foreign applications, PCTs, and EPs etc.; Freedom –To-Operate (FTO)  Searches- Identification of inventions through extensive product and technology research and analysis

                                                                                                                                                                                         

SANVEER MEHLWAL
(PARTNER)

  Is a litigation and advisory expert in various areas of law ranging from general contractual disputes to international taxation and was part of the team that drafted Alternate Dispute Resolution and Mediation Rules for the Law Commission of India.

·       Over 15 years of legal experience with leading law firms and practice in the Supreme Court of India including having trained with the Additional Solicitor General of India
·         Specialised in Commercial and General Contract laws drafting all forms of IPR, IT and Corporate agreements
·         Drafted arguments in an INR 250 billion telecom dispute matter at the Supreme Court of India
·         Drafted arguments in an INR 24 billion environmental matter at the Supreme Court of India
·         Bachelor of laws (L.L.B.) Honours - Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune
·         Bachelor of Socio-legal Sciences - Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune
·         Diploma in Special Corporate Laws and Diploma in Information Technology Laws
·         Certificate in German language from Max Mueller Bhavan, India
                                                                                                                                                                                         


DR. RAVINDRA CHINGALE  (LITIGATOR AND IPR CONSULTANT)

·         Dr. Ravindra Chingale is an engineer turned lawyer and received his doctorate in law and technology from National Law University, Delhi.
·         He has vast experience in civil and criminal litigation as well as Intellectual Property Rights and Corporate matters.
·     Recipient of a fellowship from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA, he has worked as consultant in the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India and was also member of the subcommittee on Bilateral Investment Treaties appointed by the Law Commission of India.
·         Dr. Chingale is an IPR consultant and his articles on software patents have been published in various international and national journals.


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