Rahul Dev – Indian Patent Attorney & Tech Corporate Lawyer | Incorporated & Expanded Businesses Across Asia Serving Clients Globally
Law office of Rahul Dev is a niche technology and research based law firm focusing on next generation business and legal issues faced in India and outside India during international business and cross-border technology transactions.
International Speaker, Author, Blogger, Technology Savvy Patent Attorney & Corporate Lawyer with 15+ years of work experience in Asia Pacific, US & Europe
Licensed to appear before Indian Courts (since 2010) and Patent Office (since 2007)
Strong technical background with specialisation in Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Foreign Direct Investment, Tech Transactions, Patent Protection, Patent Licensing, Patent Claims Drafting, Patent Specification Writing, Patent Enforcement
Quoted in and contributed to 50+ national & international publications (Bloomberg, FirstPost, SwissInfo, Outlook Money, Yahoo News, Times of India, Economic Times, Business Standard, Quartz, Global Legal Post, International Bar Association, LawAsia, BioSpectrum Asia, Digital News Asia, e27, Leaders Speak, Entrepreneur India, VCCircle, AutoTech)
Regularly invited to speak at international & national platforms (conferences, TV channels, seminars, corporate trainings, government workshops) on technology, patents, business strategy, legal developments, leadership & management
- Represented India’s largest public sector aviation organisation
- Executed international branding strategy for India’s major F&B company
- Set up and managed operations of IP consulting company in Singapore and worked closely with corporate lawyers and patent attorneys in Asia
- Worked with top most corporate law firm in India
- Set up and managed Patent Licensing and Research team for US headquartered cloud based pharma big data analytics solution provider in Healthcare
- Worked as an associate with US patent law firm based in Fort Lauderdale Florida and New Jersey
- Appeared and argued litigation matters before Delhi High Court and District Courts
- Strong experience in working with startups and early stage technology companies during venture financing rounds
- Certified Mediator and Negotiator for Civil and Commercial Disputes
- Provided crucial litigation support for patent infringement lawsuits in US involving Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Virtual Reality and Digital Tech
Working with global patent attorneys, corporate lawyers & major international law firms for representing leading clients worldwide (corporations, universities, startups, investors) in diverse industry sectors (Aviation, Food & Beverage, FMCG, Pharma, Biotech, Healthcare, Finance, Artificial Intelligence, B2B & B2C Digital Tech, Telecommunications, Software, Mobile Apps, 3D Printing, Drones, FinTech, Fashion, Sports, Industrial Manufacturing, Chemicals, Semiconductors, Optics, Blockchain, Nutraceuticals, Clean Energy, Agriculture, Travel, Medical Devices, Gaming Platforms, Social Networking, Nanotechnology, Data Analytics, Chat bots, Internet of Things (IoT), Wearables, Driverless Cars, Virtual & Augmented Reality, Mobile Payments, High Tech)
Expertise – Patent Strategy, Intellectual Property Portfolio Creation & Management (Designs, Copyrights, Trademarks, Brands), Due Diligence, Corporate Structuring, International Business Strategy (Shareholding, IP ownership, Agreements & Contracts)
We assist our clients in close collaboration with our associates and counsels within India and outside by providing custom engagement models to address our client’s needs.
Practice areas include drafting and filing patent applications, patent prior art searches, patent prosecution, patent filing in India, PCT national phase entry in India, PCT international applications with WIPO, freedom to operate searches, patentability analysis and patent strategy to create a valuable patent portfolio.
Patent attorney and Intellectual Property lawyer with 11+ years of experience in Software, Electronics, Medical Technology, Internet of Things and Digital Innovations in international markets (US, Europe, Asia Pacific and MENA region)
International speaker for events in Asia and Europe with global publications
Practice areas include patent licensing and technology transactions covering multiple industry sectors including software, telecommunications, software as a service (SaaS), financial technology (FinTech), Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, information technology, life sciences, biotech, biomedical software, medical software and mobile applications.
Drafting software licensing contracts and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contracts to describe exact technology model. Exact software contracts are needed to protect the business interests of the client.
In case client has already drafted a software contract covering all features of the technology model as offered by the information technology (IT) company, it is crucial to review such software contracts to ensure that terms of technology contracts describe the exact business model of the technology company.
One major difference in structuring software contracts is between software product licensing and software-as-a-service (Saas) offering. In software product licensing, software products are licensed to customers whereas in software-as-a-service (Saas) technology model, access to software is provided over cloud computing platform and no license is provided.
Experienced in working closely with emerging technology companies as a part of startup law and venture capital practice across multiple technology sectors.
Playing crucial role of startup lawyer by providing legal advice and consultation regarding formation, structuring, financing and growth of startup companies.
Providing guidance at all stages of business regarding fund raising, mergers and acquisitions.
Significant expertise in providing virtual in-house legal counsel approach at various stages of business by acting as single point of accountability for legal and compliance requirements of the company
Guidance and consulting for business models, fundraising strategy and trusted legal advice.
Patent attorney Rahul Dev works with clients providing expert legal services in the field of computers, mobile applications, software, Internet of Things (IoT), mechanical, electrical, medical, chemical, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, semiconductor processing, semiconductor production, semiconductor testing, semiconductor inspection, computer processors (architecture, general purpose processors, digital signal processors, graphics processors, network processors, computing system architecture and design), chipsets (memory, controllers, interfaces, I/O devices, networking system architecture and design), Digital Analog Circuit design, tools, Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Software, Big Data Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Social Networks, Wireless technology including, LAN, WAN, Broadband, Cellular etc.
Patent attorney and technology lawyer Rahul Dev works closely with USPTO licensed patent attorneys to assist clients with patent reexaminations, patent prosecution, drafting USPTO office action responses, patent infringement litigation, patent claim mapping and patent licensing. For international patent filings, we have an established network of global patent attorneys to provide reliable and cost effective services to our clients.
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- How to apply for software patent in India?
- How to patent a software in India?
- How to patent a mobile application in India?
- What are the examples of software patents in India?
- What is a Provisional Patent Application?
- What are advantages of Filing a Provisional Patent Application?
- How can Patent Search help in determining Patentability of Invention?
- What is the meaning of Patent Pending Status?
Rahul Dev is a Patent Attorney & International Business Lawyer practicing Technology, Intellectual Property & Corporate Laws. He is reachable at rd (at) patentbusinesslawyer (dot) com & @rdpatentlawyer on Twitter
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