Deepak Sriniwas

Partner

Email - deepak@whiteandbrief.com

Phone- +917011009395

Deepak is a registered Indian patent attorney and holds a graduate degree in electronics and telecommunication, a post graduate diploma degree in business administration and a master’s degree in energy and environment. Deepak leads the Engineering team and has about 21 years of experience. He specializes in innovation mining, drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications across jurisdictions and forums like India, PCT, USPTO and EPO belonging to various branches of engineering with emphasis on hardware devices, software related inventions, telecom and mobile technology related inventions.

Deepak has assisted many of the clients to set-up in-house departments and has also provided support in terms of conducting educational programs. He regularly conducts interviews with the Inventors and provides on-site assistance to clients for capturing inventions and directing the research projects so as to yield commercially valuable and IP protectable inventions.

Deepak regularly advises national and international clients on filing and prosecution strategies in India and freedom-to-operate matters. He has also been involved in negotiations of Technology Licenses and Technology Transfer Agreements and has advised several automobile companies on the structuring of Technology License and Technology Transfer Agreements.

Deepak has spearheaded many patent opposition matters in the area of electronic devices in India. He is a regular speaker in various seminars/conferences and has published a number of articles on various patent related subjects.

Indicative Matters & Experience

Patent Applications

Deepak has published several research articles and patents to his credit. He has hands on experience in holding inventor discussions,  drafting patent applications for filing at various jurisdictions, and prosecuting applications in front of various Patent Offices. He has worked  with reputed IP law firms in Delhi and represented esteemed companies like Ericsson, Qualcomm and managed the entire product life cycle,  through project management techniques, coordinated and conducted successful business negotiations with clients.

IP Litigation

He has handled several ongoing litigations of pharmaceutical compounds, in the High court and Supreme Court of Delhi and Other High  Courts across India. He has drafted and filed more than 250 oppositions in Indian patent office and other jurisdictions. He has mentored and  trained people for projects in management and intellectual property rights and regularly delivers seminars and lectures in several forums.

ICT Automotive

His expertise lies in advising clients, especially in the ICT and automotive sectors; in building managing and developing their portfolio of  intellectual property rights and he has planned and built IP portfolios of several companies and Institutions. He is accomplished in conducting “Freedom to operate” reports and providing techno-legal opinions. He has conducted workshops across India, USA, Japan, China,  and other countries. His current responsibilities include strategic advice on crafting and developing patent portfolios, providing patentability  and freedom to operate opinions, advice on regulatory laws, drafting and filing of patent applications and oppositions in India and abroad as  well.

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