Ms. Malavika T. Vikram
Practice Head – Trademark, Copyright & Litigation
Ms. Malavika T. Vikram, is one of De Penning & De Penning’s Senior Attorney, with a wealth of experience in the field of Trademark, Copyright, Domain name protection and enforcement. Ms. Vikram started her career in Law as a Research Scholar in Criminology Department of University of Strathclyde in Scotland, United Kingdom. On her return to India, she was a general practice lawyer before the Madras High Court, with special focus on Constitutional law, Family Law, Company Law and Intellectual Property Law. Malavika Vikram has been associated with De Penning & De Penning since 2002 and is currently the Practice Head of the Trademark & Copyright division. She also heads the IP Litigation department, which handles pre-litigation investigation, discovery and enforcement strategy culminating in Infringement action. Apart from civil action Malavika and team have initiated criminal actions against counterfeit activities on e-commerce sites and in physical stores. She has also led several pre-litigation negotiations to find amicable resolution to IP disputes. Her experience extends to advising clients on IP transactions and maximizing the financial value of IP Assets. Malavika works with Indian clients on trade mark and copyright prosecution and enforcement in APAC countries she is also a regular speaker in various IP sensitization and discussion forums and was a recipient of “Powerful Women in Intellectual Property, 2023“ award by the World IP Forum.