Ravi Bhola is the Managing Partner of the firm. He has handled filing and prosecution of several thousands of patent applications for clients in diverse areas of technology such as biotechnology, bioinformatics, software, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, electronics, communication, and mechanical. He also has vast experience and expertise in the handling of design applications and issues related thereto.
Apart from the above, Ravi regularly renders opinions on issues of patents and designs issues ranging from licensing, assignment, pre- and post-grant oppositions, freedom to operate, technology landscaping, due diligence, IP portfolio building strategy, patent pooling and assists clients in negotiations and enforcement of patent rights.
He represents several multinational and domestic corporations on a variety of issues and works very closely with several start-ups and spin-offs. He regularly conducts patent workshops and ‘Invention Capturing Sessions’ for clients.
Ravi is a member of the IPR Committee of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the leading industry bodies in India. He also serves as a member of CII’s National Committees on Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals 2019-20. In addition, he is a member of the Executive Council of Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE) and also a member of Institutional Committee for Stem Cell Research (IC-SCR) at Country’s top Stem cell research Institute – the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem).
A regular speaker at various conferences and seminars, Ravi is an avid reader of biographies and likes traveling.
Prior to joining the firm, Ravi worked with a well known multinational biotechnology corporation.