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Nithya Anand

Nithya Anand

Articling Student


Contact Information

nanand@osler.com

tel: 403.592.7256

Office

Calgary

Bar Admission

Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, India (2012)

Education

University of Bern, World Trade Institute (Bern, Switzerland), Masters in International Law and Economics (MILE)

West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (Kolkata, India), B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)

Language(s)
English, Hindi, Tamil

Nithya completed her law school in India, at the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata. She has clerked at the Indian Supreme Court, handling a variety of practice areas. She has also practiced tax litigation before the (provincial) High Court at Madras, and handled tax matters before assessing authorities and appellate tribunals.

Pursuing her interest in international law, Nithya completed the Masters in International Law and Economics (MILE) program, at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland. While attending the course, Nithya represented the University in an international negotiation competition, and participated in several mock World Trade Organization dispute resolution competitions.

She has worked on intellectual property policies with the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, a non-governmental body active in Geneva, Switzerland.

During her articling term, Nithya will be working with the tax department of the Calgary office.

  • Volunteer, Calgary Chamber of Commerce

  • Student reviewer, Shadinota (legal aid)

  • Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch

  • Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, India

  • Editorial assistance towards book publication 2012, Kannan, S., and Geeta, V., 1st edition, Service Tax: Law and Procedure, Chennai: Thomson Reuters Legal India.

  • Co-editor, Seminar Volume for International Seminar on Global Environment and Disaster Management: Law and Society, held on 22-24th July 2011.

  • Anand, Nithya, January 2011, “Accomodating Long Term Scientific Progress: Patent Prospects in the Pharmaceutical Industry”, Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol. 16 at p.17.