Rahul Parmar
Attorney | Indian Patent Agent
Rahul has over twenty years in the field of Intellectual Property (IP) and innovation management. Prior to founding InventIP Legal Services LLP, Rahul worked as a Lead IP Professional in-house IP team with the General Electric Global Research, India and as a Senior IP Attorney at CPA Global, India. During his time at General Electric, Rahul developed portfolios for smart grid systems, medical imaging and devices, and hybrid electric vehicles. At CPA Global, Rahul managed a team of IP attorneys involved in research and advisory in global IP laws, IP docketing and renewal software development, and client engagements. He was also involved in institutionalizing IP training across organization.

He has authored an international paper on 'Digital Rights Management Systems' that has been cited by several international patents. He was selected as one of the patent experts to attend a prestigious Asian IP training program conducted by Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation in partnership with Japanese Patent Office.

In December 2016, he co-founded InventIP Legal Services LLP and has successfully provided IP advisory services to some of the world's most innovative companies, foreign law firms, new age start-ups, individual inventors, universities, and NGOs. His work involves formulating IP strategy, managing IP portfolio, performing IP due diligence, driving IP commercialization through licensing or product development, establishing IP processes, and preparing reference manuals.

In his free time, Rahul can be found reading and binge watching. He has a keen interest in history, physics, and social philosophy. He is a foodie at heart and loves to explore new places.

  • Drafting and Prosecuting patent applications in Electrical, Mechanical, Telecommunications, Computing Technologies, Medical Devices, and Business methods.
  • Helping Business entities and Inventors with building strategic IP portfolios and Global Filing Strategy.
  • Legal Opinions on Patentability, Infringement, Freedom to operate, Validity/Invalidity, etc.
  • Identifying new entities with strong patent portfolio for funding or acquisitions opportunities.
  • Evaluating technology trends, providing competitive/technology insights, and drafting various licensing or joint-development agreements.
  • Bachelor of Law, Delhi University, India.
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, India.
  • Certificate Course in Technology Commercialization and Transfer, Consultancy Development Center (CDC)
  • JPO/IPO Training Course for Patent Experts, Japan Institution of Invention and Innovation (JIII)
  • Certificate Course in European Claim Drafting and Prosecution, Delta Patents, Netherlands.
Contributions and Publications
  • Conducted various IP Workshops across premium institutes (IIT BHU, IIT Roorkee, IKP Hyderabad, NDRI Karnal, CSTM Kolkata, etc.)
  • Guest Speaker at a national IP workshop organized by UICT, Mumbai and at various BIRAC innovation clusters across India.
  • Participated in conceptualization and development of IPR course for HoneyBee Network - an organization for promoting sustainable innovations at grassroot level.
  • Guest Faculty at Global Institute of Intellectual Property (GIIP), New Delhi.
Awards & Recognitions
  • Nominated for U.K. Commonwealth Scholarship Award 2008 by Government of India.
  • Recognized as one of the "Top IP Lawyers" in India for the year 2022 by Asian Legal Business
  • Rahul Parmar have been recognized under "Top Individual Lawyers" by Forbes India Legal Power lists 2022.