With degrees in computer science and electronics and telecommunications, Ritika specializes in patent prosecution, patent drafting and patent analysis in the ICT domain and provides legal opinions on various aspects such as infringement, FTO and patentability. She regularly appears before the Indian Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board. She is adept at handling voluminous patent portfolios of top telecom giants. The hyperactive ICT segment keeps her engaged in practicing the firm’s unpatented but mast effective strategy of “smart prosecution “.
She had worked for nearly 7 years in the field of patents prior to joining Anand and Anand and has also served as an academic head of an Intellectual Property Rights Institute for two years in the past.