Nirupama joined the Hamilton Patents team in 2019. She hails from India where she studied towards a degree in aerospace engineering. She also holds a Master of Laws from the University of Auckland. She has in-house experience as a patent executive at a two-wheeler automobile company. The knowledge and skills learned in her degree gives Nirupama the ability to advise in relation to patent law from a cross-jurisdictional perspective.
Nirupama’s work focuses on patent prosecution, drafting patent specifications, patent search and patent landscaping. A part of Nirupama’s LLM Dissertation has been published in New Zealand Intellectual Property Journal.
Outside of work, Nirupama likes to play badminton, swim, indoor rock climb, practise yoga and karate. She is also a trained vocalist in the Carnatic style of Indian classical music.