Dr. CHITRA ARVIND, Principal Associate

Ph.D. (Pharm), MBA, PGDIPRL, LL.B. Advocate, Regd. Patent Agent

Dr. chitra

Dr. Chitra Arvind, Principal Associate at Rajeshwari & Associates, holds M.S. degree in Pharmacy, with specialization in Natural Products from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER, Chandigarh), and her Doctorate in the field of natural products from the same Institute in 2005. She completed her Bachelor of Pharmacy from Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Tamil Nadu in 1999.

Besides being a gold medalist in her undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses, Dr. Chitra holds MBA degree in marketing from IGNOU and Post graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from National Law School University, India. She is a registered patent agent and an advocate having a wide experience in techno-commercial and techno-legal background.

Dr. Chitra began her career as an Assistant Manager at a pharma company in Delhi, managing the product life cycle through project management techniques, coordinating for regulatory approvals and conducting successful business negotiations with clients. Subsequently, she moved to a reputed IP law firm in Delhi where she handled patent filing, prosecution and oppositions.

She has several research articles and patents to her credit. She has hands on experience on isolation, characterization and biological testing of natural products with respect to both small molecules and macromolecules; synthesis of chemical compounds and biological assays including screening of compounds in-vitro and in-vivo.

Dr. Chitra was part of the team which successfully handled the first Compulsory License granted in India for the drug Sorafenib, and has also handled several ongoing litigations of pharmaceutical compounds, in the High Court and Supreme Court of Delhi as well as other High Courts across India. She has drafted and filed more than 250 oppositions in Indian patent office and other jurisdictions. She has mentored and trained people for projects in management and intellectual property rights and regularly delivers seminars and lectures in several forums.

Her expertise lies in advising clients, especially in the pharmaceutical sector, in building, managing and developing their portfolio of intellectual property rights. She has planned and built IP portfolios of several companies and Institutions, and is accomplished in conducting “Freedom to Operate” reports and providing techno-legal opinions. She is a visiting professor at GIIP, TERI and conducts workshops across India.

As Principal Associate of Rajeshwari & Associates, Dr. Chitra’s current responsibilities include strategic advice on crafting and developing patent portfolios, providing patentability and freedom to operate opinions, advice on regulatory laws, drafting and filing of patent applications and oppositions in India and abroad as well.

Team Members

teamRajeshwari & Associates is proud of its team members, including agents and attorneys who are highly qualified and experienced to advise you in all areas of Intellectual Property Law, with specialist expertise in all industry sectors and areas of technology.

Our client focused team members hold Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in law, technology and various applied sciences, from reputed Indian Universities. Areas of specialization of our team members include Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Chemistry, besides core IT areas like Computer Science, Software and Electronics.

Almost all members of our team have several research articles and review papers to their credit, and have attended conferences and seminars of their respective fields, with some of them having teaching and research experience in Indian and Foreign Universities as well.

Our team members are proficient in handling and providing end-to-end dedicated services in the field of Intellectual Property Laws for nearly all spheres of technology, including chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food and related fields, telecommunications, software, electrical and electronics etc, by working in a seamless and coordinated manner with their prime focus on quality, ethics and promptness.

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