Tapan with ~4 years of experience in providing specialized services in patents and related intellectual property rights, Tapan has expertise in the technical domains of Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Medical Devices. He holds Masters Degree with specialization in Medicinal Chemistry from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER, Mohali). Prior to joining the team of Khurana & Khurana and IIPRD, Tapan has worked as Assistant Manager (Operations) at Effectual Services Pvt. Ltd. and has diverse experience of providing patent related search services to Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical and Chemical companies, US and European Law firms, Independent patent attorneys and In-house patent counsels. Tapan has conducted more than 150 structure, reaction and sequence searches on various databases using STN as database host and is well versed with Patentability/Novelty/Knock-out searches, FTO analysis/Clearance searches, Technology/Patent Landscape analysis, Invalidation studies, Infringement analysis, Claim chart/EOU preparation and Patent Portfolio Management.