Dr. Deepa Kachroo Tiku

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About me

Dr. Deepa Kachroo Tiku is a partner at K&S Partners and based out of the Gurgaon (National Capital Region) office. Deepa is a registered Patent Agent with the Indian Patent Office and an attorney at law. She specializes in the area of Life Sciences, with an emphasis on patent drafting, prosecution and contentious practice, particularly biotechnology and pharmaceuticals as well as biomedical, nanotechnology, chemistry and polymer related inventions. Her Practice also involves advising both domestic as well as International clients on Plant Variety Protection in India as well as Biodiversity Act of India. Deepa also advises on enforcement of patents, freedom to operate, due diligence, technology transfer and licensing.

Deepa has been practicing in the field of patent law since 2004 with an added prior experience of few years of working in the industry as well as a researcher. She is a named inventor in total of 21 granted patents worldwide and has several publications and articles to her credit. Deepa offers a unique blend of science and law for handling and advising on complex life sciences patent matters in India. 

Deepa is a regular speaker at various IP Fora and works on IP policy related issues as well. She serves as a member of the National Biotechnology Committee of CII, the premier Chamber of Commerce in India. 

Achievements and Honours

Academic Qualifications

M.Sc (Biotechnology)
Ph.D (Biotechnology)
Registered Patent Agent
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Hobbies & Special Interests
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Experience & Qualifications

Technical Specialisms
  • Biochemistry and pharmacology
  • Biology; agricultural science
  • Biotechnology; plant technology
  • Food technology
Professional Experience
  • Licensing and IP-related agreements
  • Patent drafting
  • Patent litigation
  • Patent oppositions
  • Patent prosecution

Roles in FICPI

  • CET 5 Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

    CET Group 5 is dedicated to following, reporting and providing substantive comments and opinions on emerging issues relating to the patenting and regulatory affairs in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical fields. 

    In addition, CET 5 is closely following developments related to genetic resources and developing requirements for notice on their country of origin.  Prominent issues CET 5 addresses regarding patenting in these technological fields include subject matter eligibility, and in particular, the patentability of chemical/biological inventions developed using machines, computer implementation and/or artificial intelligence.  CET 5 supports FICPI in its mission to be an international leader promoting patent protection in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical arts.

  • Reporter
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kashmiri
  • Punjabi