Ananya is an accomplished legal professional hailing from Bangalore, India, whose professional journey is interwoven with a passion for intellectual property law. With a stellar educational background, Ananya earned her legal stripes at the esteemed School of Law, Christ University, where she graduated with honors with a B.A. LL.B. Her pursuit of excellence led her to further specialize in Intellectual Property, culminating in a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the prestigious Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2023.
Ananya's commitment to empowering the next generation of legal minds is evident in her spare time pursuits. She runs a dedicated mentorship program, fostering connections between aspiring Indian law students and seasoned legal practitioners in their respective fields of interest. This initiative reflects her deep-rooted belief in nurturing and guiding young talent.
While navigating the challenges posed by the pandemic, Ananya embraced her creative spirit and co-founded The CocoPod Podcast. Through this unique platform, she joined forces with four other Indian women to tackle pertinent societal issues and mental health in pop culture. Leveraging their personal experiences, the podcast explores how these issues resonate within an Indian context. This endeavor reflects Ananya's unwavering commitment to promoting meaningful dialogues on important subjects.
Ananya's professional acumen is matched by her vibrant and multifaceted personality, making her an exceptional client advocate. With a blend of professionalism and charisma, she continues to make a positive impact in the legal world and beyond.
Ananya has completed her undergraduate studies in law from the School of Law, Christ University, earning a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law. During this period, she interned with various law offices in India, such as the Chambers of Namrata Phawa, as well as European firms like Zacco. She also participated in the United Nations' World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Summer School, organized in collaboration with the Université De Genève in 2021, and the WIPO Summer School organized with the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management in the same year. In 2023, Ananya obtained a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Dean's Merit Scholarship, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, August 2022
Co-Founder, The Cocopod Podcast
Director of Operations, MentorNexus