Faiz Rahman

Faiz Rahman

IP Head and Associate Vice President

Faiz Rahman is IP head and associate vice president of Infosys Ltd, a global software services company headquartered in India. He has around 18 years’ experience in handling a variety of IP issues. Prior to joining Infosys, he also worked for another large IT company, an IP services company and the government’s IP office. He currently manages Infosys’ patent and trademark portfolio along with open-source compliance, M&A due diligence and IP reviews of contracts. His areas of expertise include systematic creation and management of IP portfolio, IP licensing and risk mitigation. Mr Rahman also manages IP litigation and disputes across major jurisdictions and negotiates IP licensing deals and partnership agreements, among other things. He has rolled out organisation-wide patent and open-source risk-mitigation processes. His domain of interest is primarily innovation related to software technologies and strategies for risk mitigation. He advises senior management and business groups on issues related to patents, copyright and trademarks.

Mr Rahman has featured in the World’s leading IP Strategists by IAM Strategy 300 for five consecutive years. He is part of industry groups related to intellectual property and actively speaks at conferences and industry forums on the emerging technical and legal nuances of intellectual property.

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