Arvind Chopra

Head - IPR (EBTC) European Union Project




  • Mar 04, 2016


  • Delhi, India

    Active Country

  • English, Hindi


  • Intellectual Property

    Practice Areas

  • Specialization

  • None

    Current Company

  • NA



Former Head-IP at European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC), an EU project. Now working as an independent consultant with a vast experiences in patent searching, patent illustrations, patent drafting, invalidation searches, and Office Action responses.
Comprehensive patent search on all databases (US, non-US, and Other Foreign patents is provided at $250). The search report provides a mapping of invention features with art of record. Please send an email to know more about the services. Office Action preparation in USD 400.

Have worked on more than 1500 prior art searches, 400 plus invalidation searches, 250 Office actions and more than 50 drafting assignment.

Work history

Head - Intellectual Property Rights
European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC)
June 2012 – Present (3 years 10 months)New Delhi
Responsible of handling all Intellectual Property issues for European SMEs and facilitating Technology transfer between European and Indian companies. Handling technology request and identifying right partners in India and formulating a strategy for protecting IP assets during tech.transfer.
Understand issues related to IPR in India and work towards amicably resolving them through policy advocacy. Work towards building IP capacity in India and provide IPR services to European SMEs and run an IPR Helpdesk for EU companies in India.
Engage and work closely with partners for cluster-to-cluster collaboration between active cluster in India and European for larger cooperation in technology.

Sr Manager - Engineering
July 2010 – May 2012 (1 year 11 months)Noida
My profile included spreading awareness about intellectual property issues and educating about licensing issues related to software licenses. Filing patents, identifying innovation, and managing the innovation process. Actively involved in conceptualizing an ideation platform for exchange of ideas and implementing it along with software developers.

Review of IP related clauses in Master service agreements and contracts, patentability searches, and innovative concept building for clients

Manager -IP
October 2008 – July 2010 (1 year 10 months)
Managing client operation for IP services specifically related to patent prosecution, drafting, licensing, valuation, prior art searches, invalidation searches, infringement analysis and identification of patent subject matter

Sr. Patent Specialist
IPEngine Services
October 2007 – October 2008 (1 year 1 month)

Patent Specialist
Intellevate (now CPA Global)
July 2005 – October 2007 (2 years 4 months)Noida Area, India
Patent searching, invalidation searches,claim chart preparation, patent technology classification, peer review of work products and patent prosecution work including office action response preparation and training fresh IP professionals.

I joined in July 2007 as patent engineer and was promoted to patent specialist in April 2006; during my tenure I worked on many pilot projects to increase client base

Programme Director and Head -IT
All India Management Association
December 2002 – August 2005 (2 years 9 months)New Delhi Area, India
Head-IT - Responsible for entire IT infrastructure including development activities
Assistant Professor in IT - Responsible for Management of Post Graduate Programme in Information technology
E-learning Head - Coordination and moderator for all e-learning and virtual classes in AMIA in 2004

Assistant Professor
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management
July 2001 – December 2002 (1 year 6 months)New Delhi Area, India
Industry interface and placement coordinator for MCA students. Taught various subjects to both MCA and MBA students

Assist. Manager
Holtec Consulting Private Limited
1999 – 2000 (1 year)

Education and qualifications

Bachelors in Engineering ( Electronics)
Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Software Design and Development CDAC
MBA - Systems


Attended a number of Training at the European Patent Office

Expert speaker at various national and International Conferences.
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