Amrita’s practice focuses on litigation in all areas of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyright, confidential information and trade secrets.
She is very active in the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and is currently Chair of the Equality Committee and a member of the Board, a member of OBA Council, the Chair of the Women Lawyers Forum section executive, and the immediate Past-Chair for the Information Technology and Intellectual Property section executive.
Amrita is also the Chair of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada's (IPIC) Litigation committee, and is on IPIC’s Women in IP and Young Practitioners committees. In addition, she is actively engaged in diversity and inclusion initiatives and outreach, and chairs the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee. She mentors students through the annual OJEN mock trial, and the McGill Law Women of Colour Collective, and junior lawyers through the OBA and IPIC.
She is the incoming Vice-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association's (CBA) Intellectual Property section, on the Federal Court's IP Users Committee, and is Chair of the CBA Patent and Industrial Design Committee. Amrita is also an active member of the Advocates' Society and Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG), and an elected member of Queen’s University Council. Amrita has appeared as an expert witness in intellectual property law before the Canadian Federal government, and currently works with and advises the government on other intellectual property issues. She is also a lecturer at the IPIC/McGill University Summer IP Courses.
Amrita is a Lexpert Rising Star 2022 award winner. She was ranked in 2022 in trademark enforcement and litigation by World Trademark Review 1000, as an IP Star in Trademarks by Managing Intellectual Property, and in patent litigation by IAM Patent 1000. In 2021, Amrita was the recipient of the Queen’s University Law School Dan Soberman Outstanding Young Alumni Award for early career success. She was also short-listed for the 2021 Practitioner of the Year (Trademarks) by Managing Intellectual Property, named as a 2021 IP Star in Trademarks by Managing Intellectual Property, ranked in patent litigation by IAM Patent 1000 in 2021, named as a rising star in trademarks by Euromoney in 2021, and has been recognized as a Lexology Legal Influencer.
While attending law school, Amrita was a first place oralist and second place factum winner. Prior to joining Marks & Clerk, she was an articling student and associate with a highly ranked Canadian IP firm, and summered in-house with a multinational branded pharmaceutical company.