Dr. Sudhir Ravindran is an Attorney-at-law and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales. He practices International law including intellectual property law, advising leading Indian Corporate clients and Foreign Companies & Law Firms. He was awarded a Ph.D. for his thesis title Intellectual Property Risk Management - A Critical Study by the NALSAR University, Hyderabad, India. Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras, India and Masters in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, United Kingdom. A law graduate with Bachelor of Laws from the University of Bangalore, India and Masters in Law, from the School of Law, University of Warwick, United Kingdom. Mr. Ravindran has had specialised Education in IP and International Business Law from World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva, NALSAR University, IIM Lucknow, IIM Ahmedabad, College of Law, United Kingdom, University of South Africa, (UNISA,), etc. He is a registered Patent & Trademark Agent in India and was awarded a Scholarship by the Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship, Japan (AOTS) to undergo extensive training as a Patent Expert jointly from the Japanese Patent Office & Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation. He is a representative of ICC India in the Commission on Intellectual Property of ICC, Paris, France and an Individual Observer of the Intellectual Property Constituency of ICANN. Dr. Ravindran is a regular speaker/guest lecturer in several universities, national and international conferences and has authored many articles and research papers on intellectual property law. He is the Editor and Co-author of the acclaimed book titled Intellectual Property and Taxation published by LexisNexis Butterworths.