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Meera Venugopal Partner - Patent

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Dr. Meera Venugopal is a Registered Patent Agent having about 17 years of Intellectual Property experience, in diverse technical domains, with special focus on life science and chemistry. In the previous tenure, she successfully handled numerous patent cases in various proceedings before the Indian patent Office, the IPAB and the Madras High Court. Her responsibility also included managing a team of highly skilled attorneys and paralegals.

 

Dr. Meera completed her Ph.D. in Microbiology from Cochin University of Science & Technology and has published the research work in peer reviewed journals.

 

Her experience in patents includes searches, drafting and prosecution of patent applications, preparing and filing oppositions, defending oppositions, drafting of patent appeals, handling Appeal Hearings at IPAB, briefing to counsels for appeals at the High Court, presenting technical arguments at the High Court and providing technical and legal opinion to clients. Her key skills lie in patent searches, drafting, prosecution, client management, deadline management and mentoring. Attended international conferences and foreign marketing visits.

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  • Technology Areas

Intellectual Property & Technology Division

Patents

  • Advisory
  • Prosecution
  • Opposition
  • Portfolio Management

Trademarks

  • Prosecution

Plant Varieties Protection

Life Sciences

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Diagnostics & Tools
  • Agriculture & Agro-Chemicals

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