Ms. Chitra K. Iyer
Head of Philips Intellectual Property & Standards - India
Chitra Iyer is Head of Intellectual Property & Standards at Philips- India.
She has an educational background in Organic chemistry. She also holds a LLB degree, Patent law diploma and has done several courses from other institutes.
Chitra was a Senior Scientist with multinational pharmaceutical companies. She has also held leadership positions for about 15 years in the area of Intellectual property protection and has expertise in the areas of Trade secret protection, IP Litigation, IP enforcement, and IP transactional matters. She had handled work for India, Europe, ASEAN and ANZ
She has lead teams while being based both in India and Europe while handling IP aspects involving a wide range of technology areas including- chemical, biotech, polymer science and engineering to name a few.
Chitra is a member of associations such as FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM etc. and actively supports IP advocacy matters in India.