Swati has a significant experience in contractual and commercial exploitation of Intellectual Property including License and Franchise Agreements. Swati has valuable experience in drafting Franchising and Licensing Agreements, Distributions Agreements and has advised various companies in relation to establishment of their business in India including advice on adoption of an appropriate business model. Swati has actively participated in close association with the Franchising Association of India as a speaker in workshops related to Franchising in India and how it affects different sectors.
Her practise area also includes drafting trademark applications, trademark infringement opinion, trademark prosecution and opposition including drafting of cease and desist and demand letters, notices of opposition and evidences. She has extensively advised companies in relation to adoption, protection and increasing visibility of brands in the capacity of a brand strategist. Swati has experience in giving opinions relating to packaging and labelling laws, copyright issues. Swati has also advised on issues pertaining to licensing of movies and due diligence of movie titles.
Swati has been with Anand and Anand since January 2007. She has attended an International Conference, namely the International Trademarks Association (INTA) conference 2009 held in Seattle, INTA 2011 held in San Francisco, MIDEM held in Cannes in 2010 and various National Conferences such as the INTA India Round Table Conference (2008, Mumbai), seminars organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries (2008, Mumbai).