Madhu Gadodia

Madhu Gadodia is a Deputy Managing Partner at Naik Naik & Co. With a wealth of experience and knowledge in this field, Madhu’s focus areas are Technology, Media & Telecommunication (TMT), Banking & Finance, Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), Indian Bankruptcy Code, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Non-conventional Media practice (like Digital Platforms) and Debt Recovery.

Madhu counsels on Banking & Finance issues at the Firm and represents the reputed Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs). She has also handled some of the largest claims in Debt Recovery matters which also gave her deeper insight into her career. Presently, she is handling the segments under the Indian Bankruptcy Code (IBC).

A personality who loves to accept challenges, Madhu has worked with some noteworthy clients, mainly in the Bollywood Industry. Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Ramesh Sippy, Manmohan Shetty, Shashi Ranjan, Viacom 18, T-Series, Tips Industries, Saavn, Phantom, Endemol, Creative Eye Ltd., Pen Films Ltd., Friday Film Works, Kwan, Bling, CA Media, Capital First and Reliance Broadcasting, are the few names listed in her career.

Being instrumental in structuring and building complicated financing and distribution deals, Madhu has counselled more than 500 film production houses and distribution deals. She has also rendered legal assistance in the acquisition of film libraries and format rights, service agreements, licensing agreements and technology related to intellectual property including E-Commerce. She has worked dedicatedly in shaping production and co-production deals for reputed Bollywood production houses and Hollywood studios.

She has appeared before National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT), and Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) across many states, besides the Supreme Court of India. Madhu carries extensive experience and has also represented the Indian Broadcasting Federation, as well as the associations of television and film producers including IFTPC and IMPAA.

Madhu has also represented a leading broadcaster before TDSAT in its dispute with the distributor and Indian Broadcasting Federation regarding the issue of certain provisions of the Copyright Act, 1957, and amendments thereafter.

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