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R. K. Dewan & Co.
MUMBAI 400001

Work Department



Head of Patents & Business Development


Niti Dewan is a medical doctor who found her calling in intellectual property. She qualified as a patent and trademark attorney and is now head of the patents and business development divisions at RK Dewan & Co. With more than 22 years’ experience in the IP field, Dr Dewan is a one-stop source for clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies that need business-savvy advice on cost-effective strategies for patent filing and prosecution in more than 100 jurisdictions worldwide.


Dr Dewan also supervises the management of large domestic and international patent portfolios. She is an expert in patent searches and analytics. Although her primary areas of expertise include chemistry and life sciences (eg, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, bioengineering and medical devices), Dr Dewan has extensive experience carrying out patent searches in all fields of technology, including automobiles, information technology, nanotechnology and materials sciences.


Dr Dewan is also a patent valuation analyst and is actively involved in IP commercialization, including assignments, franchising and technology transfer. She advises clients on creating brands and registering them in India and abroad, and carries out brand valuation.

Dr Dewan was co-chair of the International Trademark Association Bulletin Committee (Association News) for the 2018-2019 term. A frequent speaker at conferences, she conducts multiple training workshops every year for leading Indian corporates and government entities.


Dr Dewan has been recognised as a leading IP professional by various publications, such as the IAM Patent 1000, Chambers & Partners, Asialaw Profiles and Managing Intellectual Property.