Kritika Bharadwaj is a deal lawyer experienced in the legal aspects that span the life cycle of a business offering—from the inception of a concept to the development and commercialization of the product or service to sale and divestitures of businesses. She regularly represents small to large corporate clients across industries, including technology, life sciences, banking, finance, manufacturing, fashion and consumer products, in complex and strategic technology, corporate and commercial transactions. These transactions range from mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and financing of companies that are driven by or reliant on technology, data, blockchain and digital assets, or intellectual property, to multiyear, multimillion dollar deals involving the development, licensing or provision of technology, intellectual property and related services. She helps businesses evaluate legal risks in such arrangements, and structures and negotiates the underlying deal terms. Kritika also regularly advises on telecom, data protection and privacy laws, as well as trademarks, brand protection and advertising matters.
Kritika is dual-qualified to practice in New York and India, and regularly takes on matters involving both countries. She maintains strong ties to the South Asian legal and business communities through participating in bar associations, as well as mentoring young lawyers and entrepreneurs from India. Kritika is fluent in English and Hindi.
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Represented a national association for automobile services in connection with various multi-million dollar strategic relationships related to acquisition of business critical technology and collaborations with member clubs
Represented a national retail clothing brand in its proposed acquisition of a business critical software for managing inventory and assortment
Represented one of the largest investment management companies in its negotiations with stock exchanges around the world for license to real-time stock exchange data
Advised a blockchain protocol based supply logistics company in connection with its corporate structuring
Represented a photo equipment retailer in negotiating a private label credit card loyalty program
Representing one of America’s largest national banks in connection with its agreements with media and advertising agencies
Structured and negotiated a complex master services agreement for intelligent demand planning and smart pricing software services through multiple modes of deployment
Structured and negotiated an equipment procurement, hosting and financing deal for the mining of Bitcoins by a private company
Handled trademark prosecution, enforcement, and advising on trademark acquisition strategy in relation to acquisition of banks and financial institutions by a large regional bank
Represented sellers of a marketing platform with tools to create sweepstakes, contests, and giveaways in the sale of its business
Advised a U.S.-based innovative bio-pharma company in relation to its purchase of significant equity stake in an Indian drug development company, and negotiating a collaboration agreement for drug design and development
Represented India's leading developer of power transmission systems in its acquisition of minority stake in a U.S.-based drone solutions provider
Advised a supply chain finance company, and a cancer drug research company, among others, in connection with their Seed Series financing
Advised a clinical data management and clinical programming solutions provider in connection with its acquisition by a global healthcare solutions provider
Advised venture capital funds in connection with several Series A and Series B foreign investments into emerging technology and e-commerce companies in India
Negotiated complex outsourcing contracts for technical research services by a business process outsourcing company
Received a BNA/ABA Young IP Lawyer Writing Award for article titled "Internet Surveys in Trademark Litigation: Option A—Yes, Option B—No." published in BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, 2011
Georgia Legal Services Program, Atlanta, Full Time Volunteer, 2015
Pratham USA, Pro Bono Legal Services