Parthasarathy, Principal Partner & Country Head, Chennai, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S), heads the firm’s Intellectual Property Division. He is responsible for patent procurement, patent opposition, and patent enforcement. In addition, Parthasarathy is actively involved in WTO trade remedy laws and customs valuation. He has represented a number of exporters, importers, and domestic industry in anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, and safeguard investigations in India, EU, Canada, Turkey, USA, Thailand, and Korea.
Before entering private practice, Parthasarathy was with the Government of India and held various positions such as Accountant General, Director Railway Board, and Director Ministry of Commerce (Anti-dumping). He had audited the accounts of UN Headquarters and had been a UNDP consultant.
Parthasarathy pursued Law from the University of Delhi and Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Hull, UK. He also has a degree in Physics from the University of Madras.