- Consumer electronics
- Website: http://www.havells.com
Senior Legal Counsel at Havells India Ltd
Roma Arora holds a master’s in law and her experience spans more than 14 years in general corporate advisory, specialising in IP strategy.
She is senior legal counsel with the Havells Group and heads the organisation’s IP team. Havells Group is an Indian multinational with global footprints that manufactures and sells electrical and electronics goods.
Ms Arora is adept at understanding the range of legal issues faced by corporates and is proficient in translating her learning and expertise in providing pragmatic legal and commercial solutions. She has extensive experience in IP strategy, protection and development.
At present, Ms Arora handles the Havells Group’s global IP portfolio which involves complex IP litigations, enforcement issues and challenges.
There are numerous successful IP enforcements and protection actions to her credit globally, including difficult jurisdictions such as China, Bangladesh, Kenya, Ghana and Nepal. She has undertaken successful actions against the online sale of counterfeit goods on global e-commerce platforms.
Ms Arora has also handled and advised on high-value as well as IP-based domestic and international transactions, including IP licensing, royalty arrangements, IP assignments, due diligence and acquisitions and portfolio cleaning.
She frequently attends and speaks at Indian and international conferences to broaden her legal horizons and to get better equipped in understanding the dynamics and emerging trends across the globe.
She ensures her contribution to the legal community by being a regular speaker at various public and private forums encompassing various aspects of effective IP strategy and monetisation.
She is the recipient of the Legal Era under 40 Rising Star Award 2016.