Mr. Munish Sudan
Head - IP
Mr. Munish Sudan is heading Tata Steel IP Cell and manages patent, copyright, and design portfolios. He is also responsible for managing IP ownership, Licensing, confidentiality, funding and other contractual aspects of Research and technology collaborations. Munish is member of Innovation council and works with researchers to assess and convert potential ideas to new products or new technologies. He has led Tata Steel to win a number of coveted and prestigious awards – ‘Thomson Reuters Innovation Award 2015’ and ‘Tata Innovista Award’ in 2015 and 2016.
Before Joining Tata Steel, he worked with Evalueserve in the capacity of Group Manager and headed a global team of 60+ team members providing Intellectual Property asset management and technology research services to fortune 100 companies in Energy and Chemicals domain.
He is registered with Indian Patent office as a qualified Patent Attorney and holds a post graduate diploma in Intellectual Property law from National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR). He is also a certified licensing professional (CLP) and a graduate in Business management from XLRI with specialization in Strategy and Marketing. Before getting in to professional career, Munish completed masters in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.