Mr. Madhav Kulkarni
IP (Patent) Professional
Madhav is Head of IP R&D at Dow Chemical, India. His team is responsible for collaborating with global R&D/Businesses/Attorneys in IP based strategic decisions. Their work comprises influencing the whole cycle of Ideation ,Invention, IP Protection, Commercialization, through integrated technical/strategic insights based on IP and Competitive Intelligence, in turn enabling global Innovation and Business Development. Prior to joining Dow, for 2 years, Madhav was responsible for starting IP division and creating IP culture at Serum Institute of India Ltd, Pune. His first employment was at Biocon, Bangalore starting in May 1999 as management trainee R&D and then through various roles he grew to Manager IP in March 2006. Madhav has over 15 years of experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology, Vaccine and Chemical Industries. He has 5 patent families to his credit and is a registered Patent Agent in India. Madhav has earned his M.Sc. Tech (now M. tech.) from UDCT (now ICT), Mumbai. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt professional and BB Coach. In 2013, he secured gold medal in Advanced Certificate in Strategic Management (Executive Education) from IIMK.