Ranjna Mehta-Dutt

Ranjna Mehta-Dutt


Remfry & Sagar


Remfry House at the Millennium Plaza,
Sector 27, Gurugram – 122 009,
New Delhi National Capital Region


+91 124 280 6100

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Ranjna Mehta-Dutt

Areas of Expertise



Enrolled with Bar in 1992, Ranjna is a prominent face of the Indian IP fraternity and leads the Life Sciences practice of the Firm. She is well versed in the intricacies of patent law and skilled at formulating strategy for developing and managing patent portfolios. Her experience is particularly pronounced in the domain of pharmaceutical, biotech and chemical patents, with a special focus on appeals and contentious matters. She has handled many high profile matters before various forums including the Indian Patent Office and the erstwhile Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB). That apart, Ranjna also has significant expertise in filing and prosecuting design applications as well as handling the cancellation of designs. Her experience also extends to the protection of plant varieties and obtaining necessary approvals from the National Biodiversity Authority. Ranjna lectures often on IP law, writes articles for leading publications and also assists the government with policy making. Currently, she holds the position of Vice-President, Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA). She was a member of the APAA International Designs Committee and is currently a member of the APAA International Patents Committee. She also has the honour of being a member of the APAA International Council. In recognition of her contributions, she has received several awards and accolades over the years. These include:

• ‘IP STAR’ – Managing Intellectual Property magazine: 2019, 2020, 2021

• ‘Distinguished Practitioner (Intellectual Property) – Asialaw Profiles 2020, 2021, 2022;

• ‘Leading Lawyer’ (Intellectual Property) – Asialaw Profiles, 2016-2019

• ‘Featured Lawyer (Prosecution)’ – IAM Patent 1000 (The World’s Leading Patent Professionals), 2015-21

• ‘IP Expert: Patents’ – Asia IP 2021

• ‘Powerful Women In IP – India 2021’ – World IP Forum

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