Ms. Upasana Patel
Marks & Clerk Singapore LLP
Upasana specialises in the fields of chemical and process engineering, biopharmaceutical engineering, pharmaceutical and nano and clean technology including MEMs technology, fuel additives, nanofibre constructs, bone constructs, waste stabilisation and medical devices. Upasana's practice includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications, as well as advising on infringement, validity and patentability issues. In addition to patents, Upasana also deals with design matters. Her clients include SMEs, MNCs and academic institutions.
Upasana graduated with an honours degree in Chemical Engineering with a specialisation in biopharmaceutical engineering from the National University of Singapore in 2003. Later that year, she joined the firm Lloyd Wise which merged with Marks & Clerk at the end of 2007. Upasana completed the Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law in 2004, which is jointly conducted by the IP Academy of Singapore and the National University of Singapore, obtaining a distinction. Upasana qualified as a Singapore Registered Patent Attorney in 2007 and as a UK Chartered Patent Attorney in 2012. Upasana also speaks Malay, Hindi and Gujarati.