He works with innovators to ensure that they obtain IP coverage that “makes it cheaper to go through them than around them.” While he typically adds significant value when brought in on the front end of a company’s patenting process, for other clients, he can “right the ship,” when management recognizes that a change in IP direction is needed so as to better enable the desired business outcomes for the company.
He has done Masters in Pharmaceutical Science and Technology (M. Pharm) from L.M. College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad. He has also studied law from the Faculty of Law at M.S University, Vadodara and is enrolled with the Ahmedabad Bar Council. He is registered as an Indian Patent Agent and is also eligible to represent at Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
He has worked with many big corporations, which includes Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Intas Pharmaceuticals, Alembic Pharmaceuticals and B&S Groups (UK) where he directed and managed full IP lifecycle for a large number of pharmaceutical products starting from product identification to commercial launch in the emporium. He has also worked as Managing Partner at Infinvent IP Law firm. He perfectly understands the IP needs of an organization, as he himself has played the role of an in-house counsel as well as a Patent Attorney at a law firm.
He is a member of the “IP Collegium” group of the Japan Institute for Promoting Invention &Innovation (JIII), Tokyo representing as Indian Patent Attorney. He is empaneled as Patent & Trademark Attorney at L.M College of Pharmacy, Anand Pharmacy College, Gujarat Technological University (GTU), D.D University (DDU), L.J Institute of Engineering and Technology (LJIET), Swarnim Startup& Innovation University (SSIU), R.K University (RKU), Saurashtra University M.S University. He is also an IP Facilitator recognized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DIPP). He is a mentor and IPR Expert/Patent Attorney at Atal Incubation Centre (AIC), Ahmedabad.
He has also been associated with various universities, national and international conferences and visiting faculty at many postgraduate programs, thereby delivering many seminars and lectures on IP, thereby fulfilling his responsibilities towards society by creating IPR awareness, providing guidance and assistance to young students.