Dr. Alka Mehta is a Senior IP Professional/Consultant at ipEssentia, specializing in pharmaceutical patent law. With over 25 years of experience, she is well-versed in product selection, patent portfolio management, drafting, prosecution, licensing, due diligence, analysis, litigation, and regulatory affairs. Dr. Mehta holds advanced degrees in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Law. She managed a global patent portfolio for a multinational pharmaceutical company, worked as a Patent Examiner, and is an active speaker and published author in the field. Dr. Mehta is dedicated to helping clients protect their intellectual property and achieve their business objectives.