Anushri Gupta Ph.D., M.Sc., LLB
Dr. Anushri Gupta is the Founder member
of Anushri Gupta & Associates. She is Ph.D.(Biotechnology), a registered Patent Agent in India,
a member of Bar Council of India and a member of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) with
several years of experience in the area of Intellectual Property Rights. Her
main expertise is in patent counselling, drafting, preparing, filing and prosecution of
patent applications in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and
chemicals. She has been advising clients on protection and registration of new
plant varieties under Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act,
2001. She has been a hard core researcher and had worked at the National
Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology (NRCPB), Indian Agricultural Research
Institute (IARI), New Delhi, in the field of biotechnology and used latest
technologies such as molecular biology and genomics. She has also provided
consultancy on issues related to Biosafety including Genetically Modified
Organisms (GMOs) and also worked on Biosafety Clearing House (BCH) in accordance
with the Cartagena Protocol.
She has handled large number of patent applications both contentious and non-contentious matters covering Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Non-Chemicals (Mechanical/Engineering), patent oppositions, patent searches, freedom to operate and conflict of interest opinions. Patents issued from these portfolios cover technologies resulting in some of the worlds most successful commercial biotechnology, pharma and engineering products.
She has published several scientific articles in the field of biotechnology and related areas, including contribution to legal publications such as In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology- Plant, Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology, Plant Breeding, India Business Law Journal.
Honours & Awards:
- Position Holder & Award winner throughout her academic career
- Scholarship holder during the graduation from Delhi University
- M.Sc (Botany) Ist Div, 5th Position, University of Delhi.