Uma Baskaran is a registered Indian Patent Agent. She is a biochemist by training. Her practice areas include pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agrochemical inventions. She has experience working in IP firms in India and Singapore and she also carries industry experience in India. She has drafted several pharmaceutical, chemical, biotech and agrochemical patents. Her patent litigation experience adds to her expertise in drafting and prosecuting patent applications. She has experience in prosecuting patent applications via PCT route to various countries including India, USA, Europe, Singapore and south-east Asian Countries. Uma has authored various articles in Managing Intellectual Property, ASIA IP, CIPA, Lexology etc and has been a speaker in seminars in India. Uma advises clients on plant variety protection in India and helps in prosecuting plant variety protection applications in India. Uma has experience in advising her clients on Biodiversity requirements in filing patent applications in India. Uma is a trained Indian Classical Dancer and has a passion for bharathanatyam. She enjoys swimming and playing table tennis in her free time. She had been a regular volunteer in Alzhiemer’s Association of Singapore and has organized voluntary events at old age homes.