Archana Priyadarshini

Senior Associate

Trademarks, Designs, Copyrights, Foreign Filings, Domain Disputes, Entertainment Law, Business Law

Archana practices Intellectual Property at Selvam and Selvam with a prime focus on Trademarks and Copyrights. She helps clients with registration and prosecution of Trademark, Copyright, Designs. Archana is also responsible for coordinating with Patent agents in respect of Patent prosecution.

With over six years of experience in the field of IP, Archana assists clients across different verticals ranging from FMCG to Pharmaceuticals and has considerable experience in matters relating to trademark opposition, cancellation, representing clients in TLA (trademark acceptance) hearings, assistance in infringements suits, advise on protection of trademarks and copyrights, passing off, trademark licensing to name a few. Also armed with a degree in Commerce (and Intermediate in Company Secretaryship), she also specializes in drafting commercial agreements including IP licensing and assignment agreements. She has been appreciated by clients for her advice on complex matters of IP and for her swift and timely action on matters within her ambit.

Having been her subject of specialization, Archana began her journey in the field of Intellectual Property with an internship in a renowned law firm specializing in Intellectual Property Rights, following which, she began her career at Selvam and Selvam. Archana also worked for another well-known IP law firm for a while before returning to Selvam and Selvam.

Blogging being one of her passions, Archana regularly contributes to the firm’s blog and notably, has also contributed her opinion on matters of IP in the Indian Business Law Journal.