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Ruchika Kumar Principal Associate


Ms. Ruchika D. Kumar is a Managing Associate at Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP. Her practice areas include Trade Marks, Copyrights, Designs and other related matters. She has been a member of the Bar Council of Delhi since 2002 and has practiced before the Delhi High Court and other District Courts. Her experience includes trademark and copyright litigation, trademark oppositions, trademark prosecution, copyright prosecution and design prosecution. She has also handled appellate work in trademark matters before the Intellectual Property Appellate Board. Additionally, she renders opinions on all aspects of trademark clearance, adoption and coining of brands, portfolio creation and registrations, and maintenance. She has previously worked in the trademark department of an IP boutique firm based in Singapore. Due to her experience of working with foreign counsel, she is also familiar with the trademark procedures in Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Brunei, Indonesia and the United States of America. Ruchika holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Laws and Cyber Forensics from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, Bachelor's in Law (LLB) from 1999-2002 and a Degree in Commerce (B.Com.) from 1996-1999, both from Delhi University. Apart from her legal background, she also hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Global Sales & Marketing Management from the National Institute of Sales (a sister concern of NIIT) which enables her to understand the corporate requirements in addition to her legal expertise. She has also completed an Advanced Course in Intellectual Property Management and a course on Software Licensing including Open Source from WIPO Academy.

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Intellectual Property & Technology Division


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  • Renewal & Maintenance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Appeals


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  • Filing
  • Prosecution
  • Rectification & Cancellation
  • Renewal & Maintenance
  • Portfolio Management
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Semiconductor Design


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General Practice Division


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