An experienced patent agent and trademark agent with Indian patent office [IPTO] and having vast experience in Intellectual Property Consulting & Management along with Research & Product Development.
I have handled starting from idea generation, devising patent filing strategy, patent search, patent drafting, patent filing in various countries and managing IP portfolios. Further, I have worked to develop IP processes and IP policies for corporates.
From the past several years, I have been consulting with various companies in technology domains such as electronics, communication, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, software and manufacturing, for their IP protection.
Chief IP Consultant & CEO at Intepat iP Services Pvt Ltd, based at Bangalore, India, since 2009.
Founder & CEO
Intepat IP Services Private Limited
July 2009 – Present (6 years 10 months)Bangalore
Intepat IP Services Pvt Ltd ("Intepat®") is a niche Intellectual Property (IP) services Company that provides a broad range of customized services in Intellectual Property matters that includes patents, trademarks and designs.
We strive to develop an in-depth understanding of each client's business and to deliver services in the manner that best suits the needs of each individual client.
Our customized and cost-effective approach has enabled our clients to transform their ideas and innovations, into business opportunities.
Our clients, from Fortune 500 to SME's to Individual Inventors are active in a broad variety of technical and scientific areas such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, electronics, communication, computer science and material science.
Institute of Intellectual Property Research & Development
2009 – July 2009 (less than a year)
Headed Bangalore Branch office for end-to-end IP Solutions, Client Management, Project Delivery Management, and Offshore Patent Services.
Brain league IP Services
February 2008 – December 2008 (11 months)
Handled patent team and client co-ordination to deliver the patent projects including prior art search by using different database, patentability analysis, infringement analysis, FTO analysis, patent mining & administration, landscape mapping, claim mapping studies, patent invalidation research, and patent application drafting, as well as preparing response to office actions. Worked towards business development for the organization.
Deputy Manager - IPM
Sterlite Technologies Ltd.
December 2004 – January 2008 (3 years 2 months)
Handled patent portfolio management, patent evaluation from Invention disclosure, patentability analysis, patent drafting, patent filing at India, US, Europe, WIPO and China, patent prosecution, supporting IP litigation and interacting with external patent attorneys.
And patent mining, patent mapping, patent watch, Patent Infringement analysis, freedom to operate analysis, patent landscape, competitors landscaping, conducting IP and patent awareness training to create IP culture in organization, patent search training to Inventors, Engineers, Scientists.
And also handled trademark, copyright, Industrial design protection and implementing IP Policy and IP Processes.
Sterlite Technologies Ltd.
July 1995 – November 2004 (9 years 5 months)
Worked at various verticals such as Manufacturing, Process engineering, Project Management and Product development. Inventor in the area of Product design, Process control and automation.