How Kiran Helps Clients
Kiran drafts and prosecutes patent applications for an array of technologies including chemical, mechanical, and biotechnology, with a particular focus on organic and medicinal chemistry. Kiran also assists in litigation matters and has experience in protecting intellectual property assets for Fortune 500 companies as well as medium-sized companies. She has worked as a UK and European trainee Patent Attorney in private practice and in-house at a large multinational pharmaceutical company.
Kiran has a First Class Honours Master’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry and her PhD in Chemistry involved the development of a new chemical reaction. She studied protein chemistry during her Postdoctoral Scholarship and subsequently worked on the development and pre-clinical trials of a medical device for a medium-sized company, before taking on a role as a Technology Transfer Officer commercializing the intellectual property of the medical and dental schools of a UK University. She also has a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from the University of London and notably a Final Diploma Certificate in Infringement and Validity.
Working as part of your team, I will be your biggest advocate if you choose to put your invention in my hands.
What Clients Can Expect
Kiran supports clients through the patent process to help them secure protection for their inventions, in line with their business goals. She brings her desire to learn about new technologies coupled with her diverse and unique technical, legal and commercial background into any project, and revels in helping clients create value for their innovations.
Outside the Office
Kiran enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the city when she’s not working. She also enjoys fine acts of advocacy, championing human rights, the arts and culture.
- Assisted on Mitsubishi Electric Corporation & Sisvel v Archos & Others (UK High Court litigation case) in which three alleged SEPs were allegedly infringed, and the substance and terms of an alleged FRAND license was contested.
- Drafted patent applications directed to an implant, chemical compounds, chemical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes, and combination therapies.
- Assisted with freedom-to-operate opinions and patentability analyses.
In 2010, Kiran was the recipient of the Apley Prize by the University of London for the best abstract for a Ph.D. thesis. Additionally in 2010, she was awarded the Jonathan Spencer Prize by the University of Nottingham for best oral presentation of her work.
University of Chicago, NIH Postdoctoral Scholar, 2013, Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of London, Ph.D., 2010, Chemistry
University of London, M.S., 2007, Medicinal Chemistry
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Buchanan B.O.L.D. Policy Subcommittee
- IP Pro Bono Clinic Volunteer (2019-present)
- Hospital Volunteer (2002-2004, 2006-2007)