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Damodar Vaidya

Executive Partner & Practice Head, Pune Vaidya D P

Vaidya heads the Engineering team. He is responsible for Engineering and Patent consultancy services. He has rich experience in technology deployment involving implementation of telecom and IT infrastructure, software development, and development of electronic and mechanical components.

He has handled and managed large IP projects for multiple national and international clients involving framing IP strategy and IP implementation framework, assisting clients to identify inventions, drafting patent specifications, performing infringement analysis, patentability analysis, and invalidity analysis.

Before joining L&S in 2007, he handled a variety of roles including that of Vice-President, Business Head, and CIO at Hughes Communi­cations India Limited (HCIL). Vaidya has to his credit, a work experience of more than 38 years. He has worked in some of the world’s most respected multinational companies, such as Larsen & Toubro, Philips India, and Hughes.

He was a guest faculty at Management Institute for subjects like Business Processes, IT, and Supply Chain Management. He has served as President of VSAT Services Pro­viders Association of India; and also as Vice- President of Internet Service Providers Association of India.


  • Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Nagpur University,
  • Postgraduate in Business Management from Pune University,
  • Diploma in Operations Research from Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta.
  • LL.B
  • Registered Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

  • Mechanical engineering including automobile
  • Computer science and software engineering
  • Electronics and telecommunications
  • IP Consultancy
  • Patentability
  • FTO
  • Infringement
  • Invalidation analysis
Tel: +91 (020) 66801911
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