Practice Areas

  • Global and Indian Trademarks Portfolio Management
  • Trademark, Copyright and Patent prosecution
  • IP Infringement and Passing off actions
  • Anti-Counterfeiting & Anti-Piracy actions
  • Border Control Measures/ Customs Recordal
  • Domain Disputes under INDRP and UDRP
  • Business formations & Incorporations

Archana practices IP with prime focus on Trademarks and Copyrights. Having begun with helping clients with Trademark, Copyright and Design registration, Archana was also responsible for coordinating with Patent agent 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.

Intellectual property, having been her subject of specialization, Archana begun her journey in the IP field with an internship in a renowned law firm specializing in Intellectual Property Rights, following which, she began her career in this very firm. 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.