Calab Gabriel

D. CALAB GABRIEL – Managing Partner – has been practicing as an advocate and patent attorney in India for the past 35 years. He has prosecuted thousands of patent applications in all fields. He has been a partner in a few leading IP firms in India including as a Senior Partner in K&S Partners for 20 years. Currently, he is the Founder of this firm LEX IP CARE. Calab has been advising the Government of India on various issues relating to Intellectual Property and has extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property laws with special emphasis on filing, prosecution and enforcement of patents, and designs. He is also involved in all major patent litigations in India and has also represented the Government of India in many International negotiations, such as PLT, FAQ, etc. He has spearheaded the revocation of the Turmeric patent and re-examination of Basmati Patent in USPTO on behalf of Government of India. He has authored various articles on topics relating to patenting of pharmaceuticals, life sciences including Biotech inventions in India. He has made many presentations on various topics on Intellectual Property in India and abroad. He is a member of the Parliamentary Committee that made the draft bill of amendments to the Indian Patents Act for submission before the Indian Parliament. He is a member of various professional organizations including APAA, AIPLA, AIPPI, FICPI, BIO, IPOA, IBA and also in the various sub-committees of these organizations. Calab has also been a speaker at conferences such as ITech Law, WIPF and GIPC. He is also listed in the Who’s Who Legal, Patent Law Experts, IP Stars Handbook, Chambers Asia and ICFM’s 500 Leading Lawyers. Currently he is also assisting the Government of India in the Indo-US Science, Technology and IPR Agreements