Arvind has rich, hands-on experience in all aspects of IP, with an exposure to IP creation, protection, commercialization and asset management. With experience spanning 10 years, he was worked on search and analytics, IP portfolio management, IP strategy, innovation management, technology commercialization, IP licensing, prosecution strategy for patents, creation of patent families for technology picket fencing. In his previous role at Intellevate (now CPAGlobal), Arvind was instrumental in scaling the patent team and extensively worked on patent neutralization and searching & analysis. As one of the first employees at IPEngine, he was involved in drafting and prosecution of patent portfolios, setting up processes, training IP professionals on IP searches and IP analytics, managing operation and workflow, technology commercialization, technology landscapes, claim construction, technology evaluation and technology valuation. Arvind designed and developed process for LPO/KPO and designed and developed a patent portfolio family structure to manage IP strategies for global filing, and also work extensively on visual claim construction, Bilski audit, IP audit, and patent design around. At GlobalLogic, he strategized and defined a roadmap for IP protection and awareness. He trained employees in Ukraine, the US, and at various locations in India to diffuse a culture of innovation within the organization. He designed and developed an open innovation platform ‘GLIDE’ for capturing innovative and patentable ideas and implemented workflow for implementing the same. Arvind also reviewed IP clauses for service agreement for major clients, and extensively worked on free and GPL licenses and architected strategies for design around to prevent license violations. Arvind also managed an agile team for software development and acted as a project manager for ‘Velocity’ – an agile platform for software development. Prior to CPAGlobal, he headed the IT department at AIMA and was programme director for post graduate diploma in information technology. Following his passion for teaching, he worked as assistant professor for over 5 years and taught post graduate students of MCA and MBA. In his initial years, Arvind was sales and services engineer for static and process weighting equipments. Later, he worked as business development for large engineering consulting firm. Arvind has Bachelor of Electronics Engineering, Masters Degree in Economics & Management, and Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Software Design and Development (PGDASDD). Arvind speaks regularly on major IPR conferences organized by FICCI, WIPO, NBAI and other industry bodies. His interests include IP strategy formulation, IP commercialization, and Patent exit strategy formulation. To date, he was performed more than 400+ prior art searches, 50+ invalidation studies, a large number of project to assess technical infringement of patents/products, prepared responses for 100+ office actions, worked on 20+ patent portfolio for commercialization and drafted more than 100 patent applications.