Meenu Chandra,Director Intellectual Property Policy, Legal & Corporate Affairs (LCA),Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.
Meenu Chandra, presently is Director, IP Policy & Attorney (LCA) at Microsoft India. In her present role she is leading and managing national and state level IP policy for MS with cohesive support of Indian business leaders and industry associations.
Until recently Meenu was the Team leader for the FICCI Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy (FICCI CASCADE) as well as lending expertise to FICCI IP Committee, Corporate Laws and Corporate Governance Divisions.
Meenu is a versatile and experienced legal professional with 17 years of experience of legal, policy advocacy, compliance, research & training, operations and commercial business experience in three continents. She has a Masters in International Trade with Distinction from the University of Essex (UK). She has also lead the International Commercial and IP practice of a law firm based in New Delhi, where her emphasis has been on developing strategies for clients to enable them to minimise commercial risks through pre-emptive contract management, negotiation, conflict management and compliance management strategies. She implemented best practices gathered from other countries such as USA and UK into the law firms processes while serving clients needs.
Her previous experience also includes research and training in the area of IP Law, International Commercial Law, Company law, Competition law in UK and Indian Universities. She has also been previously engaged in policy debates through her role as a WTO and IP Committee member in ASSOCHAM and played an active role at FICCI in taking these debates forward.
She has various publications on ACTA, Anti-Counterfeiting, IP and Competition law. She is Visiting Faculty at Indian Law Institute (ILI), Delhi and Amity University for their LLM programs and has been invited for expert lectures by various Universities including Amity University, NUJS, Kolkata and IIFT, New Delhi.