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Akshata has been working with The Firm since 2013. She has experience in advising clients on trademarks and patents across diverse verticals including FMCG, engineering, and manufacturing sectors.


Akshata holds a B.Sc. in Biotechnology and an LL.B. degree from the University of Mumbai. She also holds an LL.M. in Intellectual Property Laws from the University of London.


As a senior member of The Firm’s litigation and prosecution team, Akshata regularly represents clients for infringement of trademarks, copyright and designs, for passing off and for breach of confidential information. She also represents clients in opposition and rectification proceedings before Trademarks Offices across jurisdictions in India and IPAB.


Akshata is also a Registered Patent Agent and handles The Firm’s patent portfolio for Indian and international clients across diverse industry sectors including FMCG, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, and Manufacturing. She and her team has filed and defended suits involving patent infringement, pre-grant and post-grant oppositions as well as revocation proceedings before the Bombay High Court and Patent Offices across jurisdictions in India and IPAB. She also drafts/vets license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and deeds of assignment among other such legal documents.


Akshata is based in Bengaluru and travels between Mumbai and Bengaluru for her work commitments.