Speakers and Panelists
Tony Trippe | Managing Director, Patinformatics, LLC
Anthony (Tony) Trippe is Managing Director of Patinformatics, LLC. Patinformatics is an advisory firm specializing in patent analytics and landscaping to support decision making for technology based businesses. In addition to operating Patinformatics, Mr. Trippe is also an Adjunct Professor of IP Management and Markets at Illinois Institute of Technology teaching a course on patent analysis, and landscapes for strategic decision making…
Tony is an influential thought leader in the patent analysis space, recently wrote the Guidelines for the Preparation of Patent Landscape Reports for the World Intellectual Property Organization, has been named one of the Top 300 IP Strategists by IAM Magazine, and is the author of the popular Patinformatics blog.
Andrea Davis | Patent Research Expert, Bodkin IP, LLC
Ms. Andrea is accomplished intellectual property (IP) professional with expertise in medical devices and the mechanical sector. Extensive patent research experience in both in-house and outside firms has shaped an understanding of patent process requirements and an ability to tailor results to the need of the client, without compromising high quality. Collaborative, trustworthy and independent….
Passionate about the science of patent searching and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of tools that increase efficiency. One of the first QPIPs, Qualified Patent Information Professional.
- Infringement (Freedom to Operate)
- Validity searches
- Patent landscapes
- Competitive Intelligence
Christian Bunke | General Manager, Aalbun
Christian is the COO and a co-founder of Aalbun with an experience of 25 years within multiple startups across social media, energy, biotech, telecoms, consulting, and Multinationals, Results driven and passionate about innovation, start-ups and SUP boarding. Christian is a senior European Trade Mark and Design Attorney and started his career as a patent attorney in Sweden..
before moving into start-ups and higher management positions at CPA Global and CVON.
He is also founder and director of Basck which was set up after seeing a real need for a business focused IP firm that really understands start-ups and fast growing technology companies.
Mr. Rohan | Turior Senior Manager – R&D, Fleetguard Filters Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Rohan is Seasoned Intellectual Property Management Leader and a well-versed Technocrat with more than 12 years of rich and insightful experience in Innovation, IP protection, problem solving, Patent Circumvention and technology management. Theory of Constraints (Fundamentals) Qualified and TRIZ Level 3 Expert having expertise in IP Strategy Framework Creation and Execution…..
His Expertise Domains: Electrical, Automobile, Mechanical, Electronics, Telecommunications, E Commerce (Online trading), Semi Conductor, Software, Computer Networks, Bio-medical Devices, Business Methods.
Prashant Patankar |IP Counsel BASF
Prashant Patankar is IP Counsel at BASF. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of IP and He has worked with venerated organizations such as ITC Ltd, Bharat Forge Ltd, Apcotex Ltd, Pix Transmissions Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra, Emerson, Reliance Industries, Sterlite, Novartis, Cipla, Serum Institute, Abbott Healthcare, Piramal Life Sciences, Emcure to protect their IP assets. He has drafted more than 250+ original Patent specifications which have been filed in India, US, Europe, China and other Jurisdictions. Have successfully handled more than 30 Patent Litigations & more than 75 office actions
Garg Vyas – Manager Legal | Bajaj Electricals Limited
Garg is seasoned professional with a demonstrated history of working in Intellectual Property Right and Brand Protection domain with more than 10 years of rich experience, vision and insights to strategically plan, direct and organize corporate intellectual property to grow the bottom line. Garg is Manager legal and also managing the Intellectual Property including the brand protection, anti-counterfeit measure at Bajaj Electricals Ltd.
Mr. Ajendu Sohani | Head IP, Encube Ethicals
Ajendu Sohani is Head IPR at Encube Ethicals Private Limited. He is registered Indian Patent Agent. As IP-Patent expert actively involved in providing IP strategies for Hatch Waxman filing as well as NDA 505(b)(2) filing, Business opportunities identification.
Madhav Kulkarni | Intellectual Capital Manager, Dow
Madhav Kulkarni is Global Intellectual Capital Manager at Dow Chemical. He has 20 years of experience in R&D and IP influencing research, innovation and business. His work influences the whole cycle of IP comprising Ideation, Invention, IP Protection, Optimization and Commercialization/Monetization, through integrated technical/strategic insights based on IP and Competitive Intelligence. Madhav has experience in pharma, biotech and chemical industry and has worked earlier at Serum Institute (Pune) and Biocon (Bangalore).
Mr. Raghavendra Bhat | IPR Head, MV KINI
Raghavendra holds a master’s in mechanical engineering from the UK and is a qualified Indian Patent and Design Agent. He is also a Registered Facilitator under the Start-up India Program managed by the Government of India. At MV Kini, Raghavendra heads the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) department and oversees cases before Indian Intellectual Property Rights office. Raghavendra is also actively involved in conducting IPR training and awareness sessions at organization and education institutions and has been a speaker at various national and international conferences.
*Miss. Deepti sood | Manager, IP & Regulatory Affairs
Deepti Sood is Manager, IP & Regulatory Affairs at Advance Vital Enymes. She has over 11 years experience in R&D, IPR and Regulatory Affairs. She is registered Patent Agent at Indian Patent Office (IN/PA/2019), and have been awarded national level “Women Scientist Scholarship (WOS) sponsored by “Technology Information and Forecasting Assessment Council (TIFAC) & DST. She has undergone Biotech industrial training sponsored by Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) on behalf of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Mr. Prashant Mehta | VP Technology, Gridlogics
Prashant Mehta is the Vice President, Technology at Gridlogics. He leads the product development strategy and works with the technology team in driving innovation across both products and custom solutions delivered to clients. He comes with an experience of 15+ years in software industry and have been instrumental in many product development and pre sales in the industry.
Sagar S. Dhatrak | Assistant General Manager, Hero MotoCorp Ltd.
Sagar S. Dhatrak is working as Assistant General Manager in “Centre of Innovation” (CIT) of Hero MotoCorp Ltd, Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (Formerly Hero Honda Motors Ltd.) is the world’s largest manufacturer of two – wheelers, based in India. Sagar is Mechanical Engineer from REC, Nagpur and over around 12 years he has been involved in Patent related activities in Automotive Industry. At Hero MotoCorp Ltd., Sagar has started and set up Patents Department after separation of Hero with Honda, currently, He Heads the Patent Team of Hero MotoCorp Ltd.