Aparna Kareer is a partner at Obhan & Associates with over 10 years of experience in the field of IP. She is in-charge of the Patent and filing department and oversees the filing of patent applications at the Indian Patent Office. Her areas of expertise include biotechnology, chemical, pharmaceutical and nanotechnology. She is actively involved in patent litigation and patent opposition proceedings and has represented clients in various courts in India and the Patent Office. She regularly advices clients on IP related matters and has authored a number of articles on various aspects of patent laws.