Mahua Roy Chowdhury

Principal Partner at Royzz & Co

Mahua Roy Chowdhury is the founder and principal partner of Royzz & Co with over 25 years of experience in the legal industry.

She started her career as a litigator at the Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India. She has proactively initiated several landmark public interest litigations against the Indian army, the Delhi police and the Delhi Municipal Commission. She has also represented the Delhi University Faculty of Law before the High Court.

Ms Roy Chowdhury has successfully litigated matters relating to employment laws, decisions of government bodies, information technology, extradition, IP rights and their infringement at various courts in India. Further, she has resolved several complex software infringement-related disputes and contractual disputes such as joint ventures, licensing and media content creation.

Despite being a litigator, Ms Roy Chowdhury strongly believes in resolving disputes and adopting litigation as the last resort.

She has hands-on experience in anti-counterfeiting actions and has executed more than 450 IP enforcement raids all over India with the help of the police and investigations agencies.

She represents numerous Indian and international clients, premier engineering institutes and universities. She has also been a part of many cross-border licensing and technology transfer agreements and resolved several disputers therein.

Ms Roy Chowdhury is a frequent speaker and moderator at conferences and workshops and has given lectures at the following events and institutions:

  • IBA Annual Conference in Boston on IT and privacy laws;
  • INTA on comparative trademark law;
  • Delhi University Law Faculty on legal skills;
  • Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai on inter-relation between copyright and designs;
  • IP University Faculty of Management Studies on IP management;
  • Franklin Pierce Law Centre on adwords and trademark infringement;
  • Cyber Security Conference on privacy and the EU General Data Protection Regulation;
  • International Intellectual Property Law Association Dubai on the valuation of intellectual property and IP management; and
  • Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai on the IP regime and challenges faced.

Education

  • LLM, Franklin Pierce Law Centre
  • LLB, Delhi University
  • BSc in food technology
  • Diploma in labour law
  • Diploma in IP rights management

Professional associations

  • AIPPI
  • IBA
  • INTA

Firm details

Royzz & Co
A-101/102
First Floor
Floor Floral Deck Plaza
Central MIDC Road Opp SEEPZ Gate No 1
Andheri East
Mumbai 400 093
India

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