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Disha Dewan

Patent Attorney: R K Dewan & Co

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from Imperial College London (First Class Honours) & a Master’s Degree in Bioscience Enterprise from Cambridge University, UK.
  • LLB First class degree (2016), ILS Law College & University of Pune
  • Researched malaria for a year at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London UK.
  • Registered Indian Patent Agent (with Distinction) with over 4 years of experience in the IP field
  • Areas of specialism include biotechnology, biochemistry, bioengineering, pharmaceuticals, biomedical devices, formulations, alternative medicine, agrochemicals, materials, specialty chemicals, mechanical engineering, Information technology etc.
  • Patent prosecution practice includes drafting provisional & complete specifications, searches and opinions (freedom to operate, patentability, prior art, technology maps)
  • Adept at drafting in-depth substantive responses to office actions (Indian, European, US, China, Australia)
  • Patent contentious practice includes pre-grant & post-grant oppositions and also revocations.
  • Actively involved in technology transfer projects in the biotechnology field
  • International Trademark Association (INTA) – Committee Member of the Building Bridges Committee (2016-2017) and Bulletin Committee (2014-2015)
  • Actively involved in the firm’s trademark practice and also actively contributes to writing articles for the firm’s newsletter and for the INTA Bulletin.
  • Member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
  • Part of the firm’s Core Management team with responsibilities across the board including business development, client relations, HR, administration etc.
  • Member, Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) (Pune chapter)
  • Interests: Adventure sports, scuba diving, horse-riding, travel

Sessions

Protecting Your IPR (Intellectual Property)

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