Department of Life Sciences
BSc, MSc (Biotechnology), Masters in IPR
Sandeep brings over 8 years of experience in the domain of Intellectual Property advisory and management with a special focus on pharmaceutical and life sciences patent law and practice. He is presently Director at a leading IP consulting firm in India and has previously worked at a major tier 1 Intellectual Property law firm in India where he provided opinions on patentability, freedom-to-operate and patent oppositions/invalidations. He has also worked with some of the leading Pharmaceutical and Life Science companies in India while developing and managing their IP assets. He has experience of dealing with IP laws in various jurisdictions including US and Europe.
With a passion to teach and engage with students and startups, Sandeep has also served as a guest faculty with one of the leading management institutes in India and has taught the course on IP management in digital era. He also has been invited as a speaker at various forums to discuss advances in the field of IP prosecution, management and strategy.
Sandeep has post graduate degrees in Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Rights and is registered to practice before the Indian Patent Office.
Research Interests: Pharmaceutical Patent Laws, Generic Drugs, Biologics/Biosimilars, Patent Challenges (oppositions, revocations), Compulsory Licensing, Standard Essential Patents and FRAND licensing, Technology Commercialisation.
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