Priya Rao

Priya Rao

Priya Rao

Founder &Managing Partner at Priya Rao & Associates | India

Priya is the Founder and the Managing Partner of the Firm. For the last two decades, she has advised and represented several Fortune 500 Companies in India and Internationally.

She joined the profession in the year 1998 and started her practice from Chambers of Supreme Court Advocate. Priya started her journey of specializes in Intellectual Property Rights since 1999 and has worked with leading IP law firms in Delhi. Details provided below:

  • 1998-1999 – Ms. Meenakshi Arora, Supreme Court of India (General Law Practice)
  • 1999-2000 – Anand & Anand, Intellectual Property Law Firm, New Delhi
  • 2001-2005 – Akash Chittranshi& Associates, Intellectual Property Law Firm, New Delhi
  • 2006 –2020 (till mid-November) – Senior Partner, K&S Partners, Intellectual Property Law Firm, Gurgaon


Over the years, she has advised several clients and handled several matters concerning Trademark, Copyright, Design, and Geographical Indication prosecution and enforcement.

She has expertise in conducting civil and criminal raids connected with anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy initiatives on behalf of clients in electronics, automobile, FMCG, software, luxury goods and garments, food & beverages, the publishing industry, etc. She also specializes in IP strategies and large size trademark portfolio management. Priya also advised clients on transactional issues, including IPR due diligence, acquisition, IP Valuation.