ANM Global has expanded its Intellectual Property team and overall practice with a merger with Mumbai-based law firm Literati Juris..The combined firm will operate under the ANM Global name. 10 lawyers will be joining the firm, taking its total strength to 50 fee earners. The merged firm at ANM Global is set to commence operations from April 1, at Mumbai..Literati Juris was founded by Ragini Shah and Rahul Dhote in 2018. The firm provided full-service solutions in the areas of Intellectual Property; Technology, Media & Entertainment; Sports & Gaming Law; IPR Investigations and raids; Data Protection and Privacy law; and Start Up Solutions. .Dhote, with his entire team, has joined ANM Global as a Partner and Practice Head, Intellectual Property. With over 12 years of experience in contentious and non-contentious matters pertaining to IP and allied practice areas, Dhote has catered to clients across a variety of sectors/industries ranging from Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences; Media and Entertainment; manufacturing; IT, E-Commerce and Gaming; FMCGs; Chemical; Infrastructure; Automotive and Engineering; Electronics; Technology; Start-ups, etc. .Shah is an Indian registered patent lawyer and a UC Berkeley graduate with an honours in Intellectual Property. She previously worked as a partner with a US law firm, leading their patent practice and international relations. Shah’s expertise extends to patent drafting, prosecution, obtaining grants, providing legal opinions, FTOs, conducting prior art searches; advisory; transactions; enforcement; and managing Intellectual Property portfolios. She is triple qualified as a science graduate, patent agent and lawyer..On the merger of firms, ANM Global’s Managing and Founding Partner Nidhish Mehrotra said, “We, at ANM Global are absolutely delighted to welcome the Literati Juris team into our family, and have utmost respect for all that their team have achieved over the years. I strongly believe that the inclusion of the Literati Juris team at ANM Global will pave way for exceptional growth in various IP and Litigation related practice areas at ANM Global, and provide all of our clients with unmatched expertise and advisory. We look forward to collectively scaling onto newer heights and continue to serve all our clients with maximum prowess, dedication and truth.”.On Literati Juris' team merging with ANM Global, Rahul Dhote said,"We have known Nidhish and team for a while now and their growth as a practice over the years has been exceptional. Apart from ANM Global’s quality and timely delivery, what made this merger possible was the commonality of vision, culture and strong ethical values. Our team is elated to join ANM Global and this certainly strengthens our capability to provide the best possible service and solutions to our clients.".Ragini Shah added,"This merger will mean marrying Media & Entertainment practices excelled by ANM Global & Traditional IP practices specialised by Literati Juris, a combination much needed in the industry today. Considering our practices and coherent relations, it was simply a matter of time that we merged! We’re thrilled to be working as one force to make all the difference that our clients can benefit from".The newly expanded firm being headquartered at Mumbai, will also operate in various cities in India including Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Ahmedabad.