Mr. K Subodh Kumar
Corporate IP Professional
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd
Mr. K Subodh Kumar is an IP Program Head of Corporate IPR group at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He supports internal business units in identification, mining of inventions, creation, protection and valuation of Intellectual Property which encompass inter disciplinary technology domains and cuts across various business verticals. He has 20+ years of experience serving Indian Industry which includes Intellectual property management, technology development, promotion, commercialization, policy development, external relations and in house capacity development and training.
Prior to TCS he has served one of IndiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s premier business associations and was instrumental in setting up of Intellectual property cells which worked at national and state level capacity building of Indian Industry. He was involved in strategic industry consultancy projects with government bodies and international development agencies for technology upgradation, promotion & management of intellectual property rights.
Mr K Subodh Kumar studied chemical technology at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras & holds a MasterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Degree. He also holds a post graduate diploma in Patents law from national academy of legal studies & research (NALSAR) and a certificate from World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) & university of South Africa (UNISA) for IP specialization Program.
He is an amateur guitarist, fitness enthusiast and has participated and led number of pro bono IP initiatives in the country.