Dr. S. K. Murthy
Dr. S K Murthy (SK) has exposure to Indian and US patent laws. His primary areas of focus are: patent preparation and prosecution; training engineers/professionals on basics of patent law; providing opinion on patentability; and such other patent related issues. His interests also include developing strategies for inculcating, developing, and sustaining IP culture and patent management. He is presently employed with Intel Technologies India Private Limited as their Patent Counsel for India. SK is a qualified Indian patent agent with an engineering background (masters degree in electronics engineering) and a legal (PGDIPR and LLB) background. SK has more than 8 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting US and Indian patents and has a total of 16 years of experience. SK is an invited speaker on IPR. Recently, SK was a guest speaker at a seminar organized by CII-DIPP in Bangalore, IISc (Bangalore); and a score of Engineering colleges and universities. SK is also a co-author on a title: Bio-medical Engineering used as a reference material in undergraduate engineering program. He has also authored articles on IPR. Prior to moving into the IP arena, SK has gained experience as a design engineer in leading edge semiconductor processors and telecom products. He started his career as a faculty member in the Department of Instrumentation in an engineering college of high repute.