Pathways to Succeed & Grow in the IP Profession

India has seen rapid growth in the number of IP professionals in the last decade. It is estimated that there are a few thousand IP professionals in India who are serving in the knowledge process outsourcing industry, government organizations, corporates and legal firms. Employment and growth prospects for professionals and young talents in the field of IP are multifaceted and extremely bright throughout the world. Many IP professionals, however, do not realize the entire scope of this field even after a few years in the profession, and feel that their growth is limited!

This workshop offers an opportunity to understand the full potential and scope of Intellectual Property, and recommends paths for successful career growth in this field and create exponential value to the organizations.

What you will learn

  • Current trends and updates in the field of IPR
  • Career opportunities available for IP professionals around the world
  • Roadmap to become a global IP expert
  • Pathways for creating 10x value for the organization and internal/external clients
  • Avenues for IP professionals to grow in the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical fields
  • Becoming a savvy technology transfer professional
  • Role of IP professionals in corporate mergers, acquisitions and litigations
  • Role of IP professionals in scouting and evaluating startups for venture capital investment
  • Opportunities for IP professionals to support and work with startups
  • Courses and accreditations offered in this field around the world that can strengthen your CV and help get better jobs

Who is it for?

  • Patent Searchers and Analysts
  • Patent Engineers
  • Patent Lawyers and Paralegals
  • Managers of IP teams
  • Faculty members who teach IP
  • Students who want to join the IP field
  • Working professionals interested to switch to an IP profession
  • Professionals managing IP cells and technology transfer offices
  • Professionals working in the Government and industry bodies to promote IP
  • IP freelancers


Joy Goswami

Joy is the Assistant Director of the Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships, where he oversees and manages technology transfer activities and corporate partnerships for the University of Delaware. Among his other roles, Joy is actively involved in managing intellectual property, assisting in establishing startup and spin-off companies and bringing forth university–industry collaborations and partnerships. He has more than twenty years of experience in the field of business development and a career that has produced highly regarded commercialization strategies and outreach practices of novel technologies in engineering, biotechnology, agriculture and bio-medical sector. Joy is a Registered Patent Agent for the US Patent & Trademark Office. He is also a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR/STTR) reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a Howard Bremer Scholar. Joy earned his Bachelor and Master of Science in Biology from Delhi University South Campus, and his MBA from the Herberger’s College of Business, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, USA. He earned his Registration as a Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) from the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals

Dr. Aravind Chinchure

Dr. Aravind Chinchure, CEO of QLeap Academy, is a corporate strategist and an innovation leader. He has created and driven programs to boost innovation, leadership, and growth at manufacturing and services companies. He has worked with multinationals and Indian companies formulating organic and inorganic strategies for their growth. One such initiative has created a value of over INR 100 crores for a company. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics and has 25 years’ experience of working with leading companies including GE, Honeywell and Reliance. He has authored 28 research articles published in international journals and has filed 4 patents in different geographies including US, Europe, Japan on the production of high-temperature solid oxide fuel cells.


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