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.
- 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.
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
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
Advised Saregama India and other music labels on conducting due diligence of the repertoire and acquisition agreements relating to sound recordings
Publications14 Jan '22
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Article15 Sep '21
Article20 May '21
Ergo Update03 May '21
Publications07 Apr '21