Shubha Verma
Associate Partner
Shubha is an IP Analyst and has over twelve years of experience in consulting clients on intellectual property concerns. Her career began as a Senior Research Associate at Evalueserve, where she was involved in searching and patent analytics across multiple areas. She has considerable exposure in sectors such as, biotechnology, energy, oil and gas, specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals, polymer/material sciences, food technology, and FMCG. This early foundation helped her acquire a keen eye for detail and a grasp of patents. Shubha specialises in tracking the status of patent applications and in both vague and distinguished jurisdictions by utilising multiple patents searching databases, tools, and methods.

During her time at Evalueserve, Shubha has worked for large multinational corporations, start-up businesses, and research institutes. Her approach to addressing legal challenges is around finding the best solution for her client's business needs. She is also active in patent watches, which include checking the legal status of patent families, rival portfolios, and so on. She helps businesses comprehend the current patent landscape for their technologies.

She executes and assesses patent search techniques, as well as monitors the status of third-party patent applications from throughout the world. Her significant search experience is evident in the creation of customised and comprehensive reports that are uniquely geared to provide an amazing customer experience.

When Shubha is not working, she can be found hooked to her Kindle or grooving to some music!. She is an ardent lover of nature so travelling, and gardening gives her pleasure and peace of mind.

  • Prior-Art Searches; Technology Landscape/State-of-Art; Whitespace/ gap Analysis; Competitive Intelligence; Open Innovation; Portfolio Analysis; Patent Watch/Monitoring.
  • Deals in various industrial sectors such as Pharmaceuticals, Bioenergy, Biochemicals, Biotechnology, Diagnostics, Chemicals and/or FMCG. She has extensive experience and expertise in the review process for patent families, including keyword, classification, chemical structure, and bio-sequence-based patent searching and analysis.
  • She has significant expertise preparing, reviewing, and managing complicated searching projects, patent portfolios, and often advises clients on issues such as freedom-to-operate, patentability, infringement, due diligence, and validity.
  • Master of Technology (Biochemical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University.
  • Bachelor of Technology Biotechnology, UPTU University.
Industry Sectors
  • Biotechnology, Biochemicals, Biofuels Energy, Oil and Gas, Specialty Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Polymer/Material Sciences, Food Technology, and FMCG
  • She has keen interest in Data Analytics.
Awards & Recognitions
  • University Gold Medallist in Master's in Technology.
  • Evalueserve Citizenship Award.
  • Student's Council President at Benaras Hindu University (2008-2009)