Ashutosh Prakash Prachand

Indian Patent Agent

Ashutosh has been working in the field of Intellectual property for over 7 years. He has been closely associated with startups, SMEs and individual innovators for protecting their intellectual property and providing cost effective IP strategy. His expertise lies in drafting and prosecution of Patent and design applications and has been instrumental in creating awareness about IP and has been an avid speaker on the topics revolving around IP creation and protection. Currently, he is working as a Consultant for Intellectual Property Protection.

Prior to that Ashutosh held position as Asst Manager-IP and Tech Transfer with Venture Center, India's Largest Science and Business Incubator. Ashutosh is a Registered Indian Patent Agent and has completed the Registered Technology Transfer Professionals (RTTP) Course organized by Society for Technology Management (STEM) and has been accredited with 59 credit points. He has pursued PG Diploma in Patents Law, NALSAR University, prior to that he pursued PGDM Biotechnology Management and has a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from Pune University. He has worked on inventions relating to Biotechnology, Biopharmaceuticals, Medical devices, Material Sciences and E&TC domain. His interest lies in Technology Transfer, IP Commercialization and Tech and IP Valuation.

14:30 - 15:30

Novelty & Invention

Drafting and Filing Procedures of Patent