Mr. Vinod Khurana
Senior Partner at IIPRD and Khurana & Khurana, IP Attorneys.
Vinod has been in the field of Business Legal Finance for the last 36 years with core focus on Commercialization, Licensing, and Valuation of Intellectual Property. Vinod represents top Indian and International Corporate Houses for Licensing their Technologies and other Intellectual Properties. Vinod has also been researching and educating on fighting thefts and frauds of Intellectual Properties and white-collar crimes, by practicing a mix of Law, Intellectual Property, Accounting, Ethics and Criminology coupled with his professional qualification being a B. Com, PGDFA, MBA, AICWA, CFA, LLB among other specialization qualifications in Investigation and Commercialization of Intellectual Property. He has an extensive experience in conducting Investigation & Litigation and has represented numerous corporates for devising their Prosecution and Litigation Strategies such as Indian Oil Corporation, ITC, Bharti, Matrix Cellular among many others. Vinod has also undertaken various dedicated Workshops and Seminars for well-established corporates such as Wockhardt, IOC, ITC, TVS Group, CSIR, among others. Vinod is also a member of International Trademark Association (INTA). Department of Economic Affair, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India has also empaneled him for appointment as Special Director on the Board of Sick Industrial Companies.
Mr. Sandeep Matta
CEO at Matta Clean Technologies
An Environmental Engineer by qualification. Sandeep also holds Bachelors of Law (LLB) and MBA. Sandeep started his career with MM Aqua Technologies Gurgaon and has led diverse roles for companies like Driplex Engineering (Suez Group) & UEM India (Toshiba Group).
Sandeep has over 16 years of experience in Environmental Industry for EPC, O&M, DBO, BOT, and Consulting in Water Treatment & Conveyance (River & Sea Water – WTP, UF, SWRO), Intake Systems & Conveyance, Waste Water Treatment & Collection (Industrial Effluent & Domestic Sewage – ETP & STP), Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs), Recycle / Reuse Systems (UF, RO), Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) and Municipal Solid Waste to Energy Projects.
In the past endeavours Sandeep has handled clients like Kimberley Clark, Nestle, P&G, Coca Cola, United Breweries, Continental Tyres, Musim Mas, Trident Hotels, Public Utility Board (PUB), Reliance, KRBL to name a few.
Sandeep is the guiding force for Innovation in Process / Out of the Box thinking. He advices the team on upcoming Technologies and Processes Improvement for reduction in Life Cycle Cost for the Project.
Mr. Tarun Khurana
Partner and Patent Attorney at IIPRD and Khurana & Khurana
Tarun has over 15 years of experience in a broad range of Intellectual Property subject matters. Tarun focuses on the Patent Preparation, Prosecution and Litigation Opinions for Computer Implemented, Telecommunication, Electronics and Mechanical subject matters. He has, apart from handling IP Matters over 3000 Indian and International Clients including Huawei, Xiaomi, Google, Emerson, ABB, L&T, Cadence, Daimler, SABIC, Tejas Networks, among many others worked with numerous US, European, Singapore, Israel, and Australian Patent Attorneys of leading IP Law Firms in providing Patent and IP Litigation support services including Patentability Searches, Invalidation Searches, FTO, Infringement Analysis, Patent Preparation and Preparing Responses to Office Actions. His education includes Bachelors in Computers from Pune University, Masters in Software Systems from BITS Pilani, Bachelors of Law from CCS University, an MBA from the prestigious IIM Lucknow, and is in pursuit of a PhD. He also has certifications from IIT Delhi, WIPO, Asian School of Cyber Laws, Indian Law Institute, and International Software Testing Board among others and has been a speaker at numerous Institutes and Corporates. Tarun is also a member of APAA, AIPLA, NASSCOM, INTA, AIPPI, and LES.
Mr. Varun Khurana
Managing Partner of Khurana Khurana & Associates
Varun is the Managing Partner of Khurana Khurana & Associates LLP, Chartered Accountants and a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, Law graduate, Certified Information System Auditor and holds specialized certifications like DISA (ICAI) and ISMS (ISO 27001) LA.
He specializes in providing the Audit, Advisory & Compliance services to the clients. He has been instrumental in developing the concept of Shared CFO Office, with the dream to strengthen & cater the needs of SME segment. He also specializes in Corporate Valuations & leads the BPO Segment of the firm.
Mrs Smriti Motwani
M.S (Env) Purdue University, USA - Sr Director Product Delivery NCR - Greater Atlanta; USA
Smriti advices team on Business growth in Exponential Markets. She also advices the team on Diversification and New Technologies tie-ups. In her earlier career experience, she has been also associated with GE & NEERI (National Environmental Engineering Research Institute India)