Divya Subramanian

Associate

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2

+1.902.420.3393

+1.902.420.1417

dsubramanian@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2017; India, 2008 (Retired)

Legal Assistant(s): Andrea Drake

From her time as a lawyer in India, Divya understands how businesses operate globally. She works hard to learn about her clients’ businesses, their industries, their structures and their competition, to best be able to tailor solutions that work for them. Divya strives to take a 360-degree view of the situation to provide options that are most likely to serve clients well in the long term. Her work includes:

  • Global refinancing for one of the largest mineral exploration companies
  • Intellectual property advisory
  • IP and Technology Policy and Contract reviews
  • University research funding and commercialization agreements
  • Trademark prosecution
  • General corporate advisory
  • Advisory regarding implications of Canadian Securities Law on Cryptocurrencies
  • Participated in business acquisition deal(s)
  • Advisory work to not-for-profits, regarding setting up advisory boards, conflict of interest policies, privacy policies, etc.

Education & Career

Education

National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Certificate of Qualification, 2015
University of New Hampshire School of Law, LLM, 2011
University of Delhi, LLB, 2008
National Law School of India University, Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights Law, 2008
University of Delhi, B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry, 2005

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Mentor, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia’s Professional Mentor Program, 2018 – present
Secretary, South Indian Cultural Association of the Maritimes (“SICAM”) executive team, 2016 – 2017
Member, SICAM, 2014 – present
Member, University of New Hampshire School of Law South Asian Law Students Association, 2010 – 2011
Member, University of New Hampshire School of Law International IP Organization, 2010 – 2011
Founding member, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi Placement Assistance Council, 2007 – 2008
Member, Moot Court Society, 2005 – 2008

Accolades

Certificate in Intellectual Property, Franklin Pierce Centre for IP
Best student volunteer, Department of Chemistry, Gargi College

Publications

Defamation in Cyber Space – a Virtual Threat to Netizens, The Sentinel, A Law Students Association of India Publication Jan ’08-Aug ’08 issue

A Take on the Indecent Representation of Women Act, 1986, The Sentinel, A Law Students Association of India Publication, Oct ’07-Jan ’08 issue

Presentations

Immigration & Our Economy, participated in a discussion forum organized by Cox & Palmer

March 25, 2014

Attended International Trademark Association (“INTA”) Global Meet 2013 at Dallas, TX

IP Crimes- An India Perspective: Invited to make a presentation on the current scenario of Criminal IP Enforcement in India, the scheme of operation and available remedies at UNH School of Law

October 26, 2010