Mrinali Menon has joined HSM IP in the Cayman Islands as their new Senior Intellectual Property (IP) Manager. Overseeing a team of 10 IP specialists, Mrinali has over eight years of global legal experience, having worked in the United States (New York) and India.
She has a diverse background in handling contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters, including trade mark prosecution, acquisition, licensing, technology transfer, data privacy and cybersecurity. Before joining HSM IP she has been involved in numerous lawsuits relating to infringement, media and entertainment disputes, cybersquatting and online counterfeiting.
Mrinali has a dual degree in law, including a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) from Columbia Law School, New York, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (B.A. LL.B.) from Symbiosis Law School, India. She is also a part-time Instructor at Columbia University, New York where she covers IP and Technology Law.
Mrinali has been accepted into International Trade Mark Association’s (INTA) Brand Restrictions Committee for the 2024-2025 term. The Committee informs policymakers about the important role of trade marks in the economy and society, and the need for balanced regulations that address public health concerns while respecting private property rights.
“We are thrilled to have Mrinali join HSM IP,” commented HSM IP Managing Partner, Huw Moses OBE.
“Her international experience will be a great resource for our clients while her leadership and teaching background will support our internal team development.”