Profile Summary:- Key qualifications: M.Pharm in Medicinal Chemistry and PGDPLP (Post-Graduate Diploma in Patent Law & Practice) and presently pursuing PhD in IPR Present position: Sr. GM - IPR at United Phosphorus Limited Associate-Course development and Faculty at Academy of Intellectual Property Studies (AIPS) Professional experience : Total experience around 17 years Worked earlier as Head of Mumbai Office at S.Majumdar & Co., IP Manager for Ratiopharm India, and in various companies like Marico, USV Ltd., Merind India Ltd. Membership : Life membership of I.P.A. Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act,1948. Registered Patent Agent Under the Indian Patent Act Participations: Participated in providing training to patent examiners of Indian Patent Office, Mumbai on chemical and pharmaceutical patent search and examination organized by EU - India Trade and Investment Development Programme (TIDP) and German Development Cooperation, GTZ Office. Strategies for company progress, best use of IPR for commercialization.