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Pranesh Badami | Elance
Last Sign-in: Apr 4, 2013

Pranesh Badami

IP and Biotech Consultant
  |   Bangalore, Karnataka
  |  2:57 am Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $60

Career Summary: Ph.D with 15 years experience in AgBiotech industry in areas of crop improvement.

Contributed to development of scientific Literature dB’s, analyzed and evaluated Biotech support tools / applications

Worked in the areas of Competitive intelligence & Technology prospecting to identify potential licensing opportunities and thus enable corporate decisions. Monitored and analyzed IP, technology developments & regulatory filings for GM crops across geographies to understand trends using tools such as Vantage Point,...

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Skills (3)

Competitive intelligence & Technology prospecting
Intellectual Property; Patents
Literature curation & dB development

Service Description

Meticulous, methodical approach & execution to ensure work of assured high quality done within committed deadlines. Adept in editing and writing skills for scientific and IP related reports, analysis summaries, etc.

Experienced in advising and assisting Organizations and Biotech Companies on IP related issues, preparing Project proposals, Patentability/Prior Art, FTO analysis, Landscapes, Technology Prospecting, Competitive Intelligence, to facilitate business & strategy decisions for licensing, collaborations, etc.

Experienced in using tools such as Thomson Innovation, Delphion, , Innography, USPTO, ESPACENET, WIPO's Patent Scope and various other free patent resources. Analysis & visualization tools such as Vantage Point, Cytoscape in addition to MS Excel.

Advanced Course on 'Biotechnology and IP' from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) June 2008

PG Diploma in Patent Law from the National academy of Legal Studies & Research (NALSAR) Sept. 2009

‘Business English Certificate’ English proficiency course, British Council. Secured an ‘A’ grade

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Chromous Biotech, Chromous Seeds Pvt. Ltd.
Head – Regulatory Affairs & QC
2011 - 2012
Responsibilities: Planning & execution of laboratory workflow from receipt of orders from customer to delivery of reports, clarifying & troubleshooting issues if any (for Chromous Seeds)....
IP and Biotech Consultant
2010 - 2011
Engaged in advising and assisting Organizations and Biotech Companies on IP related issues, preparing Project proposals, Patentability/Prior Art, FTO analysis, Landscapes, etc. Prepared DBT...
Technology Prospecting & IP Analyst
2007 - 2010
Responsibilities: ? Identify technical developments in areas of Plant transformation, Model systems, Precision Ag, etc by monitoring literature, IP, news, regulatory filings of GM crops, etc....
Senior Scientist
1999 - 2007
Responsibilites: Develop, populate, maintain the content & quality of Literature databases using methods and tools for literature / text mining Enrich of biotech crop pipeline by funneling in...
Directorate of Rice Research, [ICAR Institute]
Postdoctoral Research Associate
1998 - 1999
Responsible for selection and improvement of parental lines (A, B and R) for hybrid seed production and was involved in collection, analysis and reporting of experimental research data.
Intl Crops Research Institute for SemiArid Tropics
Visiting Scholar
1997 - 1998
Worked on "Regeneration and Transformation Studies in Chickpea and Pigeonpea".
Intl Crops Research Institute for SemiArid Tropics
Visiting Scientist
1996 - 1997
Continued the work initiated as Postdoc (July 1992-Oct.1995) on ‘Wide hybridization & in vitro studies in Cicer’; resulted in a publication in ‘Plant Breeding’ Volume 116, Issue 4, pages 393–395,...
Turlapati Agrotech Limited
Senior Scientist
1996 - 1996
Responsible for establishment of a Tissue Culture Laboratory for Micropropagation of high value crops
Center for Plant Molecular Biology
Postdoctoral Research Associate
1995 - 1996
Worked on ‘Wide Hybridization for salt tolerance in rice’; standardized screening techniques to identify salt tolerant levels in wild & cultivated germplasm.
Intl Crops Research Institute for SemiArid Tropics
Postdoctoral Fellow & Visiting Scientist,
1992 - 1995
Worked on the project "Wide Hybridization and in vitro studies in Cicer." Responsible for project planning and execution for introgression of stress related traits from wild species to cultivars...


National Academy of Legal Studies & Research
PG Diploma in Patent Law
- 2009
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Advanced Course on 'Biotechnology and IP'
- 2008
Osmania University, India
- 1991
Osmania University, India
- 1984
Osmania University, India
- 1982
Overview  |  Job History  |  Resume/C.V.


Intellectual property
Patentability/Prior Art
FTO analysis
Technology Landscapes
Competitive Intelligence
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