Nischali Varanasi is a Senior Associate with the firm and primarily works in the areas of intellectual property, healthcare and life sciences. She is also a part of the general corporate law and transactions team of the firm.
Nischali holds a double degree in Science and Law, having done both her B.Sc (2001) as well as her LLM (2008). She is also a double gold medallist in Law from Osmania University, having won the same for securing the highest marks in Hindu Law and for standing first in LLB from the Universtiy College of Law, Osmania University. Nischali is admitted to practice law in India and is also a registered Patent Agent in India.
Nischali has significant industry experience in the field of life sciences. Prior to joining Samvad, she has experience working as an in-house counsel in multi-national life sciences companies as well as with intellectual property consultants/advisors. As a part of her in-house role, she has had experience in managing global intellectual property portfolios, with specific focus on trademark and patents. She also has experience in dealing with intellectual property disputes including handling prosecutions and advising on oppositions and conducting FTO (freedom to operate) searches.
Apart from the law, Nischali loves cycling and going on road trips. She enjoys listening to a variety of music and loves to cook in her spare time.