Education • B.Pharm. from Poona College of Pharmacy, University of Pune • M. Pharm. and Ph.D. (Tech) from Bombay College of Pharmacy, University of Mumbai. Worked as Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry for 3 years in Bombay College of Pharmacy. • Certified Patent Agent and Valuator in India. • Oxford’s “Advance Management & Leadership Programme” Said Business School, University of Oxford, 2012. Experience About 22 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry in the areas of Computer Aided Drug Designing, Chemical Research and Tech transfer, Intellectual Property, Business development, Corporate Strategy and Strategic Alliances with companies such as Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Wockhardt Ltd. Achievements & Awards • Worked with Minister of Trade and Commerce and Technical Adviser Prof Mashelkar on finalization of draft for Indian Patent Act 2005 and its amendments in 2006. • Successfully bagged “Maximum Granted Patents Award” by Govt of India and Pharmexcil for Wockhardt for 6 years consecutively and maintained a 100% success record in US Litigations. • GEPRA’s “Dr Radhakrishnan Gold Medal Award” for “Outstanding Individual Achievement & Distinguished Service in Special Education (Pharmaceuticals)” in Dec 2012. Affiliations • “Expert Committee Member” on Pharmacy Course for Rastriya Uchhatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), Maharashtra State. • Recognized guide for Ph.D and M. Pharm. courses conducted by University of Pune and Rajasthan. • On advisory board for several Universities for syllabus preparation and visiting professor. • Invited speaker for conferences conducted by IQPC, IBC Asia, IDMA, UBM, CPhI and various others on Patent Law, Hatch-Waxman Act and Strategic Planning. • Member for various governmental and nongovernmental trade organizations such as FICCI, CII, Pharmexcil, IPA, IDMA and Continental Who’s Who. Publications 5 international research publications, 112 patent applications & 20 Granted patents.