Mr. Pankaj Kumar Bhagat
Chief Manager - IP
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Pankaj Kumar Bhagat is currently working as chief manager of IP department IIT Madras. He has an extensive and exhaustive IP experience of over 15 years and has worked at prestigious companies like Infosys and Tata Motors. Within his 15 years of experience in IP, he has taken up diverse roles and responsibilities at various levels ranging from patent analysis to IP protection to IP strategy. Amongst these, his role of developing and deploying IP strategy to establish the institute as a TTO remains a highlight and of utmost importance for the institution. In this webinar, Mr Bhagat will be putting light on the importance of IP and the need for focused IP strategy for universities.
Mr. Rajkrishna Rajan
Engineer, IP cell
Sreechitra Tirunal Institute, for Medical Sciences & Technology
Mr Rajan is currently taking care of the IP portfolio of Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), an institute of National Importance. He joined the prestigious institute a decade ago and possess rich experience in IP commercialization and has played a strategic role for the institute’s IP commercialization success which has monetized 58 of the currently owning 300 IPs.