Vidisha Garg

Vidisha Garg

Key Details

Vidisha Garg
Partner
Anand & Anand

Overview

PRACTICE AREA/INDUSTRY FOCUS

Pharmaceuticals, Agro-Chemicals, Industrial chemicals, Metallurgy and Materials, Polymers, Natural products, Nutraceuticals, Drug Delivery Systems, Food processing, Medical devices, Oil and Gas, Biotechnology, Life Sciences and Biodiversity.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Vidisha Garg is a partner at Anand and Anand where she is actively involved in the field of Patents for over eighteen years now. She represents clients in several pre-grant and post-grant patent opposition and patent revocation matters.

Vidisha was involved in the Tykerb revocation matter, India’s first NCE revocation case; Tygacil patent opposition, where critical issue of section 3(d) was involved and patent was granted to a reformulated drug; actively participated in the Eisai matter which is a landmark answering complicated questions on species and genus patents – a phenomena enabling innovator companies to get a first patent for a break-through technology and thereafter species patents within the coverage of the first patent. Her practice areas also see her engagement in providing opinions and strategies on patent laws in India, drafting of patent specifications, patent searches, validity, patentability, and infringement opinions. Clients rely on her advice on issues relating to protection of national biodiversity. She also gives advice to her clients in respect of IP asset management and IP licensing.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Vidisha pens articles for various prestigious publications such as Managing Intellectual Property, WIPR and LSIPR etc. She has authored research papers in the field of Chemistry in journals of international repute. She is also a regular speaker at national and international forums, conferences and seminars such as AIPPI, etc. She also engages extensively in spreading the message of IPR through pro bono workshops with industry bodies like CIPAM, INTA, TIFAC, BIRAC, ICAR, etc.

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  • AIPPI
  • FICPI
  • APAA
  • AIPLA
  • International Bar Association
  • Admitted to Bar, Member Bar Council of Delhi (India)

PROFESSIONAL HONOURS:

  • Top 10 Women in IP – ASSOCHAM IP Excellence award 2021
  • AsiaIP IP Expert

Contact

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