Mr. Irfan Modi
Senior IP Law Attorney –
Irfan Modi is a Senior IP Law Attorney at IBM India. He has around 13+ years of experience working at both - Law Firms and in-house. He is a Lawyer, Registered Indian Patent Agent and an Electronics Engineer.
Irfan manages all IP related issues at IBM India including Patents, Trademarks, Copyright and domain name disputes. He has extensive experience in evaluating invention disclosures, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, IP transactions, IP due diligence in M&A transactions, managing IP litigations and Open Source Software (OSS) issues.
Prior to joining IBM, Irfan has worked at top tier Full Service and IP Law Firms of India where he advised different types of Clients (MNCs, startups, education/research Institutions) on different types IP issues including IP Licensing contracts, conducting IP awareness and training sessions, preparing Patent searches, patentability, Patent invalidity, Patent infringement, claim chart analysis and market research reports.
Irfan has also been active on IP policy issues in India and a regular speaker at IP conferences.