Konpal Rae heads the IPR division at Bangalore. She has worked on various aspects of IPR, particularly focusing on Patents and Designs, since her association with the firm from 2006.
Konpal has been actively in drafting, filing, and prosecuting patent and design applications, including appearing for Hearings before the Controller in India. She works with Indian companies, Foreign multinational corporations, and Indian start-ups.
Her areas of expertise include technologies related to software, telecommunications, information technology, automobiles, medical devices, semiconductor technology, and oil and natural gas processing.
She has also been involved in helping Indian companies and start-ups secure patent and design rights in foreign jurisdictions via PCT filings and National Phase and Paris convention filings through the network of associates who work with L&S.
Konpal also provides consultancy to clients on developing an IP strategy and establishing in-house IP divisions and processes. She has conducted a number of workshops for training in-house IP teams and start-ups for better IP management.
Prior to moving to the field of IPR, Konpal worked as a Research Associate with Hindustan Unilever Research Center at Bangalore for 3.5 years where she worked on formulating detergents, production of new formulations in pilot plant, and testing of the new formulations for performance and customer acceptability.
Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, CSJM University, Kanpur
B. Tech Chemical Engineering
Indian Patent Office
Registered Patent Agent
Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
National Law School of India University, Bangalore
M. Business Laws
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