team member

Payal Kalra

Managing Associate

Payal focuses her patent practice in various fields of technology including biotechnology, chemistry and pharmaceuticals. She has more than a decade’s experience in drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications, handling oppositions and appeals, advising clients on portfolio management, conducting patentability searches and providing feasibility opinions.

She is a registered patent agent and brings strong technical expertise to her practice from previous research trainings at prominent universities. She advises clients in numerous technology-focused industries including biologics, stem cell technology, gene therapy, nanotechnology, diagnostic, healthcare, bioinformatics, polymer, agriculture biotechnology, pharmaceutical formulations and drug delivery; and assists them in prosecuting patents domestically and in overseas jurisdictions.

Payal’s other responsibilities at the Firm include managing the patent annuity department, assisting clients in restoring lapsed patents and appearing in restoration proceedings before the Indian Patent Office.

Filing and prosecuting design applications and handling design cancellations is also part of her practice. That apart, she also advises on various aspects of plant variety protection in India.

Practice Areas

Patents; Designs; Plant Varieties and Bio Diversity


Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences (University Gold Medalist), Master's Degree in Biotechnology, LL.B.


Outside work, Payal likes to travel and explore the world.



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