Punit manages the Life Sciences team at TTC. He has a work experience of 7+ years in IP domain. He specializes in Validity/ Invalidity search, Infringement search, clearance search (FTO), Patentability search, Technology landscape, Technology scouting and Market/Business Research. Along with Patent and Market Analytics, he is also actively involved with drafting Patent Applications and Office Action responses specially with the Indian Patent Office. He is experienced in conducting Chemical structure based search using STN (MARPAT/REGISTRY/CASLink) and Sequence Searches on STN and Genome Quest. Through Patent & Scientific literature review, he has been providing technical support to a number of pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies and facilitating their product development. Area of Expertise / Proficiency: Expertise in Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, Immunology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Food Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and related domains. Past Experience: Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIO-CSIR),Chandigarh,India : Worked as Project Assistant in Department of Science & Technology (DST) sponsored project involving the development of BIOSENSORS for estimation of “Polyphenol content of Apple juices” Biocon, Bangalore,India : Worked in the R &D team for the down-streaming process of Lispro (Insulin Analogue). Panacea Biotec, Chandigarh, India: Developing various Biochemical/BioAnalytical Protocols while working In the Quality Control Dept.(Vaccines).