Chirag Soni

Chirag Soni is Deputy General Manager (DGM) in Global IP department in Zydus Cadila since January 2009. He is involved in all formulation related IP aspects like preparing preliminary or exhaustive patent analysis reports, Freedom-to-operate analysis, Non-infringement analysis, Invalidation of formulation / Method of Use patents, polymorphic analysis, Patent drafting and prosecution, trademark searching with respect to Pharmaceutical dosage forms etc. He assists in the Discovery-related activities like preparing, compiling and sending documents for discovery. He also has experience of facing depositions in US legal system. He assists the marketing division (particularly international operations) in identification and selection of products / molecules. Prior to joining Zydus Cadila, Chirag has worked with Torrent Research Center Chirag has done M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics) from LM College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad, Gujarat and Bachelor in Law (LL.B.) from Gujarat University. He is also registered Indian Patent Agent