Priya Sampath
Senior Associate

Location: Bengaluru

Phone: +91 99621 94504


Languages: English, Tamil


Priya Sampath is a Senior Associate at the Bengaluru office of GameChanger Law Advisors (GLA). She commenced her career as a junior IP attorney at a corporate and dispute resolution chamber in Chennai. She subsequently worked as an Associate in a reputed mid-sized corporate law firm in Chennai, before joining GLA in August 2017.

Priya has 6 (Six) years of post-qualification experience. She has spearheaded the Firm’s Trademarks and Copyrights practices, and advised a number of clients across the technology, media, education, healthcare and agritech industries on trademark registration and prosecution, copyright licensing, and software licensing transactions.

She has also garnered extensive experience servicing clients of the Firm in the Social Enterprises sector. She counts a leading impact investment fund, a leading impact consulting firm and several not-for-profit organisations as her clients. She has helped structure several grant agreements from foreign donors in a manner that is compliant with India’s Foreign Contributions Regulation Act as well as laws governing trusts and societies.

Priya graduated from the School of Excellence in Law, Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai in 2014.

  • Technology, Media & Telecom
  • Social Enterprises
Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Venture Capital
  • Advising a Bengaluru-based experiential science learning startup on its intellectual property strategy and filings
  • Conducting a due diligence on a Mumbai-based medtech startup, on behalf of a social impact fund
  • Advising a Bengaluru-based maternal and child healthcare startup on various commercial contracts
In the News

In this second part of the Podcast, Priya and Abhay discuss the various statutory provisions applicable to advertisements in India.

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In Part 2 of the series of videos on 'Basics of Trademark', watch Priya Sampath explain the trademark registration process in India for the benefit of start-ups.

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