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Smriti Yadav

Smriti Yadav

, Mumbai

Partner | Intellectual Property


  • LL.M., Intellectual Property and Information Technology Laws University of Mumbai (2005)
  • LL.B., University of Mumbai (2003)
  • BSc, University of Mumbai (2000)

Smriti Yadav is a Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Mumbai office. With more than 15 years of experience, Smriti has been advising, managing and maintaining IP portfolios of clients in diverse fields like pharmaceuticals, tobacco, music, automobiles, retails, real estate, textiles and garments, FMCG, finance and stock marketing including multinational companies. Smriti’s expertise lies in strategising and handling contentious and non-contentious matters pertaining to trademarks, copyrights and industrial designs at national and international forums. She has also advised clients on copyright royalty sharing and licensing issues and on various international treaties relating to intellectual property law and their effect on the Indian intellectual property law. Being a registered patent agent Smriti has also handled select patent cases.

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • The Trademark Registry and the Patent Office, India
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
  • Bombay Bar Association

Recognition and Accomplishments

Smriti has been recognised in various rankings such as IP Stars, Managing IP, Legal 500 and Asialaw, etc.

Recently, she has also been recognised in Managing IP’s list of Top 250 Women in IP, 2020.

Representative Matters

Smriti Yadav has represented and advised the following clients

Mahindra & Mahindra

Advised Anand Mahindra and Mahindra & Mahindra on personality right encroachment advisory work




Andersen Tax, LLC and India Capital

Advised Andersen Tax, LLC and India Capital on trans-border trade mark dispute

Honda Motors

Advised Honda Motors on counterfeit goods advisory and criminal enforcement actions

CTP Environment S.A.S

Advised CTP Environment S.A.S. in a patent infringement cases wherein process patents were infringed

Saregama India

Advised Saregama India and other music labels on conducting due diligence of the repertoire and acquisition agreements relating to sound recordings


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