Mr. Ajay Bahadur Singh Panwar
Sr Counsel, Intellectual Property
Ajay is a Senior IP counsel working at MasterCard Technology Private Limited. He specializes in IP portfolio management, litigation, due diligence, licensing services, and providing counseling to business groups. He has around 13 years of experience in the field of IP with domain expertise in software, financial technology, and electronics. Prior to joining MasterCard in 2016, Ajay worked as in-house counsel for Adobe for six years and played a pivotal role in setting up IP processes in Adobe’s India offices. Prior to Adobe, Ajay held various positions in legal processing outsourcing firm and back office of US law firm in India. Ajay is a Graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi and also a graduate in law from Bangalore University. He is also licensed to practice as Patent Agent before the Indian Patent Office.