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Suresh Chandran

Suresh has 19-year experience in the intellectual property field - analysing early stage inventions primarily in the life science and biomedical field, drafting and prosecuting applications through grant in multiple jurisdictions, as well as providing instruction to Counsels on opposition matters.

Suresh has been an invited speaker at many national conferences and workshops under the aegis of WIPO/ the Government of India and also presented papers at international conferences. He has also mentored students of business schools in launching start-ups with university inventions. Suresh began his IP career with the National Institute of Immunology, India, where he established patent filing and commercialization operations. He served on the Department of Biotechnology’s patent selection committee as well, before proceeding to Franklin Pierce Law Center to complete his Masters in Intellectual Property Law. He has interned in the Office of Technology Transfer of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda USA and evaluated invention disclosures for their commercial merit for the Infectious Diseases and Biomedical Devices group. In his recent stint as Director (Operations and Licensing) at ES Cell International Singapore, a world leader regenerative medicine company working with human embryonic stem cells, he built a dominant IP portfolio for the company in the stem cell space as well as generated revenue streams worth millions of dollars from licensing reagents, cell lines and non-core IP.

Sowmiya Rajagopal

Sowmiya is a Post Graduate in Inorganic Chemistry from Madras University and is a Women Scientist C (WOS-C) selected for training under the KIRAN –IPR scheme of TIFAC promoted by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. She is pursuing law Graduation from Karnataka State Law University. She is a Registered Patent Agent having experience as a Patent Analyst with specialisation in Patent search and analysis, Patent drafting, filing and Patent prosecution. Her experience in IPR includes preparing patentability search report with claim mapping and response drafting for Statement of Objection raised by Patent Office. She has a B.Ed. degree and possesses considerable teaching experience in Chemistry at Higher secondary and undergraduate level.

Vinay Kumar

Vinay graduated in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Texas and began his career in Intellectual Property at IP Pro Inc. where he worked on IP matters across a broad range of technology domains. He has handled IP projects like Patentability searches, Freedom of Operation analyses, Invalidation searches, Office action responses, Patent landscapes, Product to patent mapping, Patent drafting, Defensive publications, and due-diligence reports. He was previously handling the medical device portfolio at Novo Nordisk as a Patent Information Specialist and thereafter has advised start-ups as an independent IP consultant.


Anju Kashyap

Anju has a total of 10 years of experience in Intellectual Property. She has earned Masters in Biotechnology and Bachelor of Law. She is working as an Intellectual Property Specialist at C-Camp. She has been practicing as an Indian Patent Agent since 2009. She has ardently worked for in-house and Law firms. Her IP skills are: patent searching, drafting, world wide prosecution, attending oral hearings at the Indian Patent office, reviewing patent portfolios, interviewing inventors on invention harvesting and handling contentious patent matters in India.


Jaishree Jeyaraman

Prior to joining CCAMP, Jaishree worked as DST Women Scientist for IP related matters at Technology Licensing Office of Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. She is a registered Indian Patent Agent with expertise in prior art search, preparing patentability search reports, drafting India/US patent applications and responding to India/US office actions, preparing patent landscape analysis reports and IP portfolio management. She has a Ph.D. in Nanobiotechnology with an expertise in bioimaging and theranostics from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. She also has M.Tech in Nanotechnology and B.Tech in Biotechnology from Anna University. In addition, she holds a P.G.Diploma in IPR Law from National Law School of India Bangalore.