The core management team is supported by competent professional vis-a-vis Lawyers, Attorneys, Management experts, Taxation experts, Research Scholars, Doctorates, Scientists and Engineers from various domains like Electronics, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals.
Our management team has rich experience and expertise in rendering services concerning patent, trademarks, copyrights and industrial designs, Geographical indications and allied services. The management team strives to bring the firm closer to its clients by innovative ideas and new ways of approaching a problem, which has helped our firm in establishing a niche for itself.
Our team's professional traits and educational background allows us to rapidly assess all the needs of the clients in providing innovative, time-bound solutions at affordable prices.
Mr. Ashok Ram Kumar
Mr. Ashok Ram Kumar is the Senior Partner of "IP Markets", a comprehensive IP services Firm established in 2013. He enrolled with the Andhra Pradesh Bar in the year 1989 and had since been practicing as a Litigating Lawyer in Intellectual Property law and Information Technology law.
One of the founding partners of IP Markets, graduated law in the year 1988 from OU. Enrolled with the AP Bar in 1988 and has been practicing in various fields of law till 1992. Started his IP practice in 1992 and had been involved in filing, prosecution and enforcement of IP Rights for IP Markets' clients. Has immense experience in litigation practice, especially in the Trial Courts and High Courts. He is a resource person to various government and non-governmental organizations, Engg college institutions and technological universities. He has been a member on INTA since 2013 and has been selected thrice including 2018 as a table topic moderator. Also, a member of the AIPPI and attended the Annual Congress held at Sydney in 2017. Was selected by the Japanese Patent Office for a course in IPR Litigation in July 2017. Other areas of practice includes Information Technology. He is also a certified mediator from BIMACC, Bangalore.
Mr. Vijay Kumar
Mr. Vijay Kumar Makyam is the Senior Partner of "IP Markets", a comprehensive IP services Firm established in 2013. He enrolled with the Karnataka Bar in the year 2003.
One of the founding partners of IP Markets, graduated law in the year 2003 from OU and immediately joined the Karnataka Bar. Has a penchant for IP practice and has been doing IP practice at various levels right from the Registries to Civil Courts to High Courts. Completed his PG in law with specialization in IP from OU in 2015. In the year 2013, he became a patent agent and is recorded as a patent facilitator with the Indian Patent Office. His immense practice in IP field has seen him deal with complex issues of IP for various clients. He is also a resource person to various government and non-governmental organizations, Engg college institutions and technological universities. He has been a member on INTA since 2013 and has been selected thrice including 2018 as a table topic moderator. Also, a member of the AIPPI and attended the Annual Congress held at Sydney in 2017. Was selected by the Japanese Patent Office for a course in Patents in August - September 2017.
S. Ashok Kumar
A B.Com graduate who nurtured a childhood dream of being an attorney. Initially, supported his family with his family profession, but in the year 2009, joined the law school of OU and subsequent to the completion, joined the Bar in 2012. IP Markets was fortunate enough to take him as a Litigating Attorney in the year 2016. Has immense experience in filing procedures, documentation, drafting analysis and appears in the Trial and High Courts in various matters.
A law graduate from DSNLU (Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University) at Visakhapatnam, has specialization in Intellectual Property law, and was an active member of the Intellectual Property Cell at University, while also being the Associate Editor of the Indian Journal of Legal Philosophy. Is an ardent litigator at Trial and High Courts, and involves herself in legal drafting and comprehensive legal research. Has great skills of analysis and coherence of any given IP related issue.
NM Shiny Mounika
A law graduate from Osmania University with specialization in Intellectual Property law, with experience organizing Legal Aid camps during her education. Is actively involved in core litigation practice before the Trial and High Courts, as well as IP Tribunals. Along with litigation, she is also a good draftsman and analyst of IP matters, with a specific focus on Trademark and Copyright aspects of Intellectual Property.
An engineering graduate specializing in Computer Science and Engineering from JNTU, joined the premier law institute of IIT Kharagpur and completed her law with specialization in Intellectual Property law in the year 2015. Joined IP Markets in the year 2016 as an IP Analyst and has been supporting various clients of IP Markets in their quest for a patent grant. Her expertise lies in prior art searches, FTOs, drafting specifications, responding to FERs, Office Actions, and Patent Portfolio Management.