Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
- Intellectual Property
- Cryptocurrency & Blockchain
- M&A and Corporate Advisory
- Capital Markets
- Banking & Finance
- New York University School of Law, LL.M, 2006
- University of Oxford, B.C.L, 2004, Rhodes Scholar
- National Academy of Legal Studies & Research, B.A., B.L, 2003, Honors
- Supreme Court of India, 2003
- Counsel, Office of the Solicitor General of India, 2013
- New York
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
- Republic of India
Aarthi Anand is counsel in the New York office of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP where she focuses her practice on intellectual property matters. Aarthi Anand is amongst the few attorneys qualified in the U.S. (New York, California, District of Columbia), the U.K. (Solicitor) and India. Aarthi counsels global financial institutions, multinational corporations and technology companies in connection with complex intellectual property and technology such as cryptocurrencies, NFTs, payments, blockchain, artificial intelligence and fintech. Aarthi specializes in advising on intellectual property and technology that supports financing agreements, loan products, mergers and acquisitions.
Sophisticated financial institutions rely on Aarthi to anticipate their future IP and data use. Aarthi counsels global financial institutions on artificial intelligence, payments and the development of blockchain applications in different industries, such as automotive and renewable energy. Clients also consult Aarthi on financing and trading platforms, mobile apps, online marketplace, privacy and regulatory compliance. Aarthi has spoken on artificial intelligence, serving as a featured panelist at LOGYTalks' Artificial Intelligence Online Summit in 2022.
Aarthi is particularly experienced in cross-border transactions. As a Rhodes Scholar, she studied law at the University of Oxford, NYU School of Law and India. She is also qualified as a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the US (CIPP-US) and EU (CIPP-EU) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Aarthi has been invited to and placed articles in the Huffington Post, Duke Law & Technology Review, Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, The Wire, Indian Bar Review, The Economic & Political Weekly, The New Indian Express, The Hindu and has been interviewed by and quoted in Journal of AI & Law, Bloomberg BNA, The Outlook and newspapers. She has also written a book chapter, “Food Security: The Road Too Oft Trodden” for the World Food Program. Aarthi’s articles have been cited by professors of law in the Maryland Law Review, Connecticut Law Review, Journal of East Asia Law Review, and the book, Comparative Labor Law.
Aarthi has moderated panels on AI and Banks, been invited to speak at international conferences by the United Nations, Transparency International, Columbia Law School, Columbia Business School, Columbia University, made presentations at JP Morgan Chase and AGRION and has delivered lectures in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Aarthi has also served as a Selector for the Rise Scholarship (an anchor program for a $1 billion commitment from Eric and Wendy Schmidt) aimed at finding and supporting global talent. Previously, Aarthi was Counsel at Perkins Coie LLP, worked at JP Morgan Chase and Columbia Law School. At Columbia Law School, Aarthi headed the Clean Energy Investment US-India Project.
- When Computers Create Code, Who Owns It? Huffington Post 07.24.2019
- The Importance of Being Factual: The U.S., China and the Kyoto Protocol, Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum 07.30.2014
- Less is More: New Property Paradigm in the Information Age Duke Law and Technology Review 03.20.2012
- India, the Aadhaar Nation that Isn’t Legally Equipped to Handle its Adverse Effects The Wire 08.12.2016
- Tipping the Scales: The (India) Supreme Court’s Innovative Ways Fountain Ink 08.02.2013
- Blogging in the Time of Pink-Slips The Hindu 02.25.2009
- Readymade Licenses as Obstacles to Blogging The Hindu 01.20.2009
- Copyright Challenges in the Digital Era The Hindu 12.29.2008
- Carbon Credits: Government Policies The New Indian Express 02.18.2011
- Will India Capitalize on Cancun Gains? The New Indian Express 01.28.2011
- Will India Fully Seize the Solar Power Potential? The New Indian Express 01.14.2011
- Energy Performance Contracts and Rupee Gains The New Indian Express 12.17.2010
- Plant Trees to Keep Your Chimneys The New Indian Express 07.03.2010
- Improved Energy Efficiency Better Than New Power The New Indian Express 08.06.2009
- Exit Polls: Debating Freedom or Fairness The Economic and Political Weekly 11.20.2004
- Genetic Testing by Employers From The Lawyers Collective 10.01.2003
- Draft Legislation for Mass Tort Andhra University Law Journal 2003
- In Search of the Trust of the Public, Indian Bar Review 30 2003
- Adoption Law: Need for Reform The Economic and Political Weekly 09.21.2002
- Food Security: The Road Too Oft Trodden in The World Food Program – National Food Security Summit Book (eds. M.S. Swaminathan, Pedro Medrano et al.)