Ms. Lakshika Joshi
Global IP Head and Legal Leadership
Lakshika has been awarded the Thompson Reuters ILA WILL (Women in Legal Leadership) Power Award 2017. She appears in the List of Top Powerful Women in Law by World IP Forum.
She has been recognized as the General Counsel of the Year -Runners-up, Idex Legal Awards 2016 and was presented the prestigious Star Young Achievers Award for the Year 2016.
Lakshika has recently joined the Aricent Group as their Global IP Head and is responsible for Legal Leadership. Aricent is a global design and engineering company with over 25 years of experience in helping the world's leading companies solve their most important business and technology innovation challenges - from Customer to Chip. As head of IP, Lakshika is leading the Company to manage and monetize its IP for unleashing a greater, newer potential.
Before Aricent, she worked as General Counsel and Head of IP & Licensing at Nucleus Software, which provides lending and transaction banking products to the global financial services industry. Lakshika was responsible for overall legal strategy and steering the Company towards newer age IP models and licensing practices.
Lakshika is a dynamic professional with rich and varied experience across Media and Entertainment sector. She headed the Content Licensing and Syndication business for The Times of India Group. She is a qualified lawyer with practice experience at the Delhi High Court and The Supreme Court of India. She has worked across businesses ranging from publishing, music, films, broadcast, entertainment, TV, sports, augmented reality, celebrity rights management, e-commerce, production houses, health and fitness, wellness, medical, IT, ITES and Software.
Lakshika has been actively involved in numerous discussions on Technology Law, Licensing, IPR, Data Protection, Compliances and Policy making. She contributes to several legal journals. She is an International Speaker & Advisory member various IPR forums. Lakshika leads the Hi-tech Committee as part of Industry Advisory Board for Licensing Executives Society International (LESI). Lakshika is a Distinguished Member of the International Council of Jurists, a body of jurists from different countries working together to establish a healthy development of justice and equality around the world.
Lakshika conducts guest lectures for various law colleges in and around Delhi, has judged several moot courts. She has been interviewed for Professional Excellence by various legal publication in India such as Lex Witness, a leading legal and corporate affairs magazine, Legal India, Money Control, All About Newspapers etc. She has authored pieces published by The Economic Times, The Times of India, Lex Witness, Legal Era Magazine and others. Her latest podcast on deciphering Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing is available on Audioboom @ ITunes.
Lakshika describes herself as a “student forever”.
Variety and innovation are her driving forces.