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.

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Dr. Venkata Subramanian Raman

Vice President - IP Operations

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.

Mudabbir Adnan

Executive - IP Operations

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Karthik Bonda

Karthik Bonda

Associate

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

Patent Associate

Dr. Sujatha Maringanti’s interest is in pharmaceuticals, particularly biopharmaceuticals. She received a Master’s degree in Genetics from Osmania University and a Master’s degree in Microbiology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. 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. She had initiated and built systems for Biologics Patent Cell of Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories Limited. For the past decade, she has been running an independent consultancy which serves the needs of the organizations with respect to patentability, Freedom To Operate (FTO) and validity opinions etc.

Dr. Archana Thakur

Patent Associate

Dr. Archana Thakur is a synthetic chemist with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) background. She received her Master’s degree in Chemistry from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. Her Doctoral work is in organometallic chemistry from Himachal Pradesh University under a major research project financially assisted by University Grants Commission. She also received the Women Scientists Fellowship in Intellectual Property Rights from Department of Science & Technology. She published 12 papers in national/ international journals and a book on Practical Engineering Chemistry. She has done some advanced courses from WIPO, Geneva on Patent Drafting, Software Licensing and IP Management. Her IPR skills include Patent search, Analytics, Landscaping, Patent Drafting, Claim mapping, etc. She is proficient in using Patent Databases Thomson Innovation, inPASS, USPTO, SIPO, espacenet, The Lens, Patentscope, etc. Her work experience includes more than seven years of research and teaching in chemistry.

Ramya Sheshadri

Ramya Sheshadri

Patent Associate

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.

Ojeswini Bondalapati

Ojeswini Bondalapati

Patent Associate

Ojeswini specializes in Electronics. She obtained her B.Tech degree in the stream of Electronics and Computer Science from Sree Nidhi Institute of Science and Technology. She later pursued her L.L.B (Bachelor of Law) in M.G. Law College. She is a registered Patent Agent and her focus of work is in Electronics domain.

Gomati Padma Thilaga S

Gomati Padma Thilaga

Patent Associate

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.