Anubhav Kapoor is Tata Technologies’ general counsel and company secretary and is based in Pune. Mr Kapoor is responsible for Tata Technologies’ global legal, IP, regulatory compliance and corporate governance practices and policies. Mr Kapoor has about 21 years’ experience; before joining Tata Technologies, he worked with Polaris Software, Domino’s Pizza and Allied Nippon – to name a few – in a similar role.He has been honored as one of IAM Magazine’s IAM 300, The World’s Leading IP Strategists. Mr Kapoor has handled multifarious areas, including structuring strategic business contracts, IP rights, global compliance design and audits, legal due diligence, M&A and arbitration and litigation management. Further, as a corporate secretary he has dealt with high-visibility boards and handled complex matters related to corporate governance, sustainability, insider trading, private and public offerings. He is passionate about innovation and IP rights and also heads the corporate sustainability and corporate social responsibility practices globally. Mr Kapoor’s experience as in-house counsel spans various industries, including automotive, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, food, banking and insurance, software and engineering. He has helped corporations to devise their IP strategy – including setting up IP departments – and led IP teams in large corporations. Mr Kapoor has also handled contracts and litigations involving complex IP issues and handled patent, copyright, trade secret and trademark infringement cases. He has also been involved with IP issues during M&A, spin-out and joint venture deals during his long career. He has spoken on several national and international forums on IP-related topics and continues to be active on several forums. Mr Kapoor is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a law graduate. He has also completed his master’s in law from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and MBA in finance and information technology from the Institute of Management Technology.