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Dr. GVS Sesha Kumar

Senior Director & Head of Intellectual Property, Proprietary Products, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc.

Dr. G V S Sesha Kumar is currently based out of New Jersey, United States of America, where he heads the Intellectual Property group of Proprietary Products at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc. He has around 15 years of experience in handling various Intellectual Property in the Pharmaceutical Industry viz., patent drafting/global patent prosecution/patent lifecycle management/patent risk mitigation strategies.

He is also experienced in the areas of patent infringement/patent litigation, IP budget management, patent risk mitigation plans, patent prosecution/litigation matters, IP due diligence, client counselling, legal agreement drafting, establishing IP compliance structure etc. He has vast experience in handling various complex patent matters especially in India, US & EP.

At Dr. Reddy’s, Dr. GVS is also responsible for devising and implementing business driven IP strategies and recruiting and nurturing new talents.

He holds doctorate in chemistry and degree in Law from Osmania University