National Vice President, Intellectual Property Council
Ms. Keerthi Rudresh is a registered Patent Agent with over 14 years of experience in Intellectual Property Practice with Specialization in Patent Law. Keerthi is Senior Consultant Patent Attorney with Zacco India R&D, a 100% subsidiary of Zacco Sweden and focuses on firms’ Patent and Design practice areas. Keerthi is one of the most experienced patent lawyers and innovation councils in the India and is widely recognized for her strategic thinking and leadership. Prior to joining Zacco India, Keerthi was a Counsel and lead for Intellectual Property at Fox Mandal & Associates in their Bangalore office and was an In-house Patent counsel with Siemens. Keerthi Primarily focuses on IP portfolio creation and management and primarily handles primarily handles drafting, filing and prosecution of International and National level patent applications; with expertise in the areas of electronics, telecommunication, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Image processing, Computer software and business methods. She also advices on Patentability, Infringement issues, and validity opinions; including due diligence and freedom to operate analysis and other contentious matters. Keerthi is well known IP practitioner for her high level of reliability and outstanding IP support extended to her clients. Keerthi has advised and assisted clients from a wide range of industry sectors, which included MNC’s, Large Indian companies, Government organizations, LLP’s, Trust’s and a wider range of start-up’s on various aspects of Intellectual Property protection, and specifically in seeking patent protection for their innovations across the globe. Her expertise spans also in providing scientific advice and oversight in patent prosecution matters, reviewing and researching patent applications and third party intellectual property rights, and assisting with other legal matters. She has also worked on strategic IP projects involving patent landscaping, and competitive intelligence to give clients an insight into current state of technology. She also conducts training on various aspects of IP.