IPR team, Manav Rachna University recently organized an expert talk on Drafting of Patent and Litigation for faculty members of Manav Rachna University. The guest speaker for the session was Ms. Pragati Khadse, Consulting Director – IP, South Asia, Questel.
Ms. Pragati has over 6 years of experience in the field of IP Consulting. She has vast experience of drafting various types of patent applications including provisional, complete, and complete after provisional, defensive, continuation, etc., for various jurisdictions including India, EP, and the U.S. She has worked with big firms as Solomon & Co. and Thomson Reuters.
The resource person shared her knowledge about Portfolio Analysis and Research Benchmarking, End-to-End Patent Application Process and Branding & Marketing of Research/ IP efforts. A detailed analysis of Patent Portfolio at Manav Rachna University and identifying areas where it can be strengthened further was discussed.
The faculty members were made aware of the Patentability Search, Patent Drafting, Patent Monetisation and Collaboration with corporates to help in ideation and receive funds for IP activities along with out-licensing technologies developed in-house. She gave a detailed view of how Questel can help to achieve objectives like Research Benchmarking, Technology Development, Collaboration with research leaders and private/ govt. funding bodies across the globe.
The session was very interactive and the speaker invoked a lot of queries in the audience, leading to an informative and meaningful session for all the participants as each one of them got their well-justified answers. The session concluded with a gratitude note by Dr. Parneeta Dhaliwal.