Arty is a Partner and Head of IP Disputes in the UK. She was named in The Lawyer's prestigious Hot 100 for 2021 and in JUVE's Ones to Watch 2022.

Arty focuses on litigation and has acted in several leading cases in the UK Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court and CJEU.

Arty is ranked in Legal 500 (Leading Individual), Chambers (Band 2), The Lawyer Hot 100, IP Stars (patents and trade marks), IAM 1000, and WIPR Leaders. One quote described Arty as: “an exceptional advisor who is commercial and technically excellent. A real star of the profession.”

Arty advises on all IP rights. In relation to patents, Arty acted for Unwired Planet in its landmark UK Supreme Court Standard Essential Patent and FRAND licensing dispute against Huawei. Arty is also acting for Optis in its SEP and FRAND dispute against Apple. Other patent cases have involved motion sensing, location tracking, virtual reality and high tech mechanical inventions. In relation to trade marks, Arty acted for the successful claimant in Frank Industries v Nike [2018] EWHC 1893 (Ch) concerning trade mark infringement, passing off and invalidity (descriptiveness). She also acts in copyright, database rights, exhaustion of rights (parallel imports) and extended form passing off cases.

Arty Rajendra is rightly an IP celebrity in this jurisdiction; she has been involved in many high-profile cases for large and small clients. She fights hard, but thoughtfully, and deserves all of her considerable successes."

Legal 500

Key cases: Wright v BTC Core & Others, Optis v Apple, Unwired Planet v Huawei, Frank v Nike, Wobben v Siemens, Philips v Nintendo, Diageo v ICB, Nokia v HMRC, Glaxo v Genentech, Glaxo v Dowelhurst.

Arty has particular experience of urgent relief such as Interim Injunctions, Search Orders (executing and supervising), Freezing Injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal Orders and Anti-Suit Injunctions.

Arty is Secretary of the Intellectual Property Lawyers’ Association (IPLA) and sits on the IP Court Users’ Committee.