Our Team of Techgraphers
Dr. Feroz Ali
Founder & Chief Mentor
Intellectual property expert with decades of experience in litigation, consultancy and teaching. Former IPR Chair Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Founder of Techgrapher.
Dr. Venkata Subramanian Raman
Dr. Venkat specializes in Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, who received his Master’s degree in Chemistry from IIT Madras and earned Ph.D in Chemistry from Tufts University. He is a registered Patent Agent (IN/PA 3924). Prior to joining Techgrapher, he worked as a Patent Analyst, analyzed Patent Applications for USPTO, at CPA Global (Michigan) and learned commercializing research products during his tenure at Technology Transfer Office in Tufts University, Boston.
Muhammad Aslam Sharief
Vice President - IP Advisory
Aslam is an Advocate and Patent Attorney. His experience in the IPR domain includes IP Management, in addition to Patent drafting & prosecution, IPR related Reporting & E-publishing; In his last assignment as Senior Project Advisor at the Intellectual Property Management Cell at IIT Madras, he oversaw IP due-diligence processes in addition to building IP-awareness and improving the Quality of the IP-portfolio of the Institute.
A University Rank-holder in Law, he also is a Postgraduate in Life-science and in Management.
Executive - IP Operations
Mudabbir Adnan earned his B.E in Mechanical Engineer from C. Abdul Hakeem College of Engineering & Technology – Anna University. He is responsible for conducting patentability searches and technical analysis of patent applications. His areas of interest includes Automobiles, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics.
B. Tech: IIT Madras; Co-founder: Rang; Alumnus: iB Hubs Startup School; Analyst Intern – Government of Telangana: worked on investment promotion in Food Processing sector; Six Sigma: Green Belt
Dr. Sujatha Maringanti
Dr.Sujatha Maringanti’s interest is in pharmaceuticals, particularly biopharmaceuticals. Her doctoral work is in Molecular Biology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has an LL.B. degree from Osmania University. Her work experience includes more than a decade of research and teaching in the field of molecular biology and an equal number of years as a patent analyst and an independent patent consultant.
Dr. Archana Thakur
Dr Archana Thakur is a synthetic chemist with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) background. Her doctoral work is in organometallic chemistry from Himachal Pradesh University under a major research project financially assisted by University Grants Commission (UGC). She also received the Women Scientists Fellowship (WOS-C) in Intellectual Property Rights from Department of Science & Technology (DST). She is a reviewer of the Royal Society of Chemistry. She has authored 12 papers in national/ international journals and a book on Practical Engineering Chemistry. She is a life member of the Chemical Research Society of India, Material Research Society of India and Indian Science Congress. Her work experience includes more than seven years of teaching and research in chemistry and IPR.
Ramya Sheshadri with her working years at Lawyers Collective HIV/AIDS Unit (LCHAU) developed her specialization in pharmaceutical domain. She holds a Master Degree in Biotechnology from St.Aloysius College, Mangaluru University. For a decade she worked with LCHAU focusing on opposition and challenging unmerited patent applications and studying the impact of patents in relevance to access to medicines. Currently, she is working as an independent consultant and exploring challenges to learn various facets involved in seeking, obtaining, maintaining and utilizing patent protection. Her areas of interest include Biologics, Stem cells, mAbs, and Diagnostic Inventions.
“Ms. Ojeswini Bondalapati specializes in Electronics and Computers. She obtained her B.Tech degree in the stream of Electronics and Computer Science from Sree Nidhi Institute of Technology affiliated to JNTUH. She later pursued her L.L.B (Bachelor of Law) in M.G. Law College affiliated to Osmania University, Hyderabad. She is a registered Patent Agent and her focus of work is in electronics and Computer domains.”
Gomati Padma Thilaga
Gomati specializes in Food Technology. She holds a M.Tech. degree in Food Technology from Anna University. She is a Woman Scientist and IPR professional with teaching and research experience in the field of Biotechnology and Food Technology. She is a registered Patent Agent and drafts applications involving bio-processes; food processing, preservation and packaging.