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Scientist 'E'

TIFAC, Vishwakarma Bhavan
'A' wing, Shaheed Jeet Sing marg, New Delhi.-16
Phone : +91-11- 26592806, 42525806
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Yashawant Dev Panwar is M.Sc. Physics from MDS University, Ajmer, Rajasthan specialised in Microwave Electronics and M. Tech in Future Studies and Planning from Devi Ahilya University, Indore. His doctoral research is in progress at IIT Delhi  on Management of Intellectual Property.

He is presently working with Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC) of TIFAC since 1997. In PFC he is responsible for filing and prosecuting patents in India and other countries. These patents and other IP applications are filed on behalf of academic institutions and Government R&D institutions. He is also supervising conducting of patent searches in all subject areas for ascertaining the novelty of the inventions, freedom to operate searches as well as state of art searches. His responsibilities also includes organising patent awareness workshops on IPR in different parts of the country. He had been coordinating with patent information centres (PICs) opened by PFC/DST at state capitals in association with State S&T Councils and still providing technical guidance to these centres. Besides his core duties as mentioned above he is involved in other activities of TIFAC as well; like study on S&T Manpower, IP policy issues, foresight studies etc.

He has performed internship on IP management and technology transfer at National Institute of Health (NIH), USA  and has taken training on Patent Searches at European Patent Office, Vienna, Austria. He also had undergone training of trainers of IPR at JIII, Tokyo.

He has taken as well conducted number of trainings on patent searches and other IPR and WTO issues. He is also a registered patent agent.