Advisory Commitee
Advisory Committee on IPR   

To guide and advice Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment on the matters pertaining to Intellectual Property Rights, an Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (AC- IPR) was constituted in 2007. AC- IPR shall be responsible to administer all issues related to IPR from time to time. The Committee was reconstituted recently in 2019 and the composition of the Committee is as follows:

Dr. K.C. Sunny
Vice – Chancellor,
National University of Advanced Legal Studies (  NUALS),   Cochin
Dr. Saji Gopinath
Chief  Executive Officer,
Kerala Start up Mission
Shri. Yashawant Dev Panwar
Scientist E & Director,
Patent Facilitating Centre,
TIFAC, New Delhi
Dr. K.S.Chandraskehar
Professor and Head,
Institute of Management in Kerala,
University of Kerala


Shri. Ajith M
Deputy Controller of Patents & Designs,
Patent Office, Chennai
Dr. S. Rajasekharan
Former Scientist,
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanical Garden & Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram
Shri. Balram S
Scientist G & In – Charge,
Technology Business Division,
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum  
Dr. Ajit Prabhu V.
Chief Scientist ( Scientist G) &
Nodal Officer, PIC-Kerala
Member Convener