Ms. Ashima Katara
Hindustan Unilever Limited
Ashima holds a Law degree from Delhi University and a Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Biochemistry. She also holds a Post graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights. She is a Registered Indian Patent Agent and has experience of working with or for the industry for about 12 years. She has research experience in the field of Neurology from India’s premium institute ‘All India institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and has worked with a number of India’s the top tier IP law firms, as well as few of US companies as an ‘In-House’ Patent counsel before beginning her stint with HUL. At HUL she manages complex and diversified category specific patent portfolios of the Company which includes forming IP strategies suited to a category. She has also been an active author and speaker in the field of IP for a number of magazine publications and events respectively.