Mamta Rani Jha

Mamta Rani Jha has also considerable experience in the allied and emerging fields of Information Technology, Telecommunications, Media, and Anti-trust Laws. Her past experience of over 7 years in both civil and criminal litigation has equipped her with a unique approach to addressing complex issues and providing holistic solutions. Besides, litigation, she actively advises clients on IP licensing, auditing, contract drafting and negotiation, business venture evaluation, due diligence, online and offline anti-counterfeiting and border control measures, and regulatory compliances.

She has represented leading global pharmaceutical companies, as well as electronic and telecommunication giants in key patent litigation cases. She has also successfully handled trademark and design litigation for Fortune 500 companies across various sectors and advised clients on contentious matters pertaining to copyright law. She has also deeply emerged in the field of technology and is representing giant tech companies in the industry.

She has a rich background in the field of science and is a Gold Medalist in B.Sc. (Zoology) and LLB. She is a regular speaker at various IP fora. She has also authored several articles on emerging and contentious IPR issues.

Ms. Jha joined Inttl Advocare as an IP practitioner in 2007, after having practiced law for more than 7 years in various fields of law, such as constitution, land acquisition, service matters, banking and securitisation, criminal matters, family disputes, etc. Being a science student with a gold medal in Zoology (Hons.). Also, Patent Law being one of the niche fields of IP and requiring thorough knowledge in the field of science, attracted her to opt for this field of law.

She has had the privilege of briefing stalwarts like Mr. Gopal Subramanium and other seniors and has benefited greatly from their wisdom and experience. She has completed over 120 Patent Litigations with a 100 percent success rate. She is a regular speaker at various IP fora and has also authored several articles on emerging and contentious IPR issues. Particularly, she had the privilege of authoring the India Chapter of the AIPPI-Wolters-Kluwer Practitioners’ Guide to Anti-body Patenting. She is also presently the Chair of the INTA Oppositions and Cancellations Sub-Committee, India Representative of APAA Anti-Counterfeiting Committee, India Member of the AIPPI Biotechnology Committee and India Leader – AIPPI Study Question on Inventorship of inventions made using AI.

Ms. Jha is acting for Google LLC in several dynamic and critical aspects pertaining to Information Technology Law such as Right to be Forgotten, Data Privacy, and Compliance. She is also currently defending Nestlé against ITC allegations that it was passing off, under common law, the use of instant noodles sub-brand name ‘Magical Masala’. She has also represented various leading global pharmaceutical companies such as Novartis AG and has obtained various patents for the company. She has also represented one of the leading Indian Music Company in India before the Hon’ble Intellectual Property Board (IPAB) in the hearings pertaining to the fixation of statutory royalty rates for the radio broadcast of musical works and sound recordings and underlying works, under Section 31D of the Copyright Act.

“For success, the emotional quotient is more important than the intelligence quotient. This helps one to take care of their own well-being and the others surrounding them. It fosters self-awareness, collegiality, empathy and team spirit, which is sine qua non of a progressive work environment.”

“Head of litigation, Jha’s depth of experience after 18 years in the field allows her to come up with holistic solutions to complex issues.”

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