Mita Sheikh

Mita Sheikh

Mita is a Principal Patent Associate at Khurana & Khurana. She has over 25 years of experience in patent matters relating to technologies in the field of chemistry and pharmaceuticals. She has expertise in all kind of patent searches, patent drafting and patent portfolio management. She has worked at in-house Patent cells of pharmaceutical companies including Reliance Life Sciences, Dr. Reddys, Ajanta Pharma, Themis, and Excel Industries. Mita also worked as a Senior Patent Associate with Krishna and Saurastri and has been actively involved in client counselling, preparing patent specification, undertaking hearing and prosecution mandates, and rendering various Patent infringement and other opinions in the field of organic chemistry, API molecules, Drug Formulations and Finished dosage forms. Prior to entering the patent field, Mita gained hands-on technical experience in synthesizing and developing various organic chemicals and pharmaceutical ingredients in the laboratory of above-mentioned companies. Mita did her Bsc in Chemistry from Mumbai University, BSc. In Botany from Mumbai University, and Masters in Plant Physiology from Mumbai University. She is a certified patent agent with Indian Patent Office and also holds PG diploma in patents law from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.