Santosh Chari

IAM Research

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Innovative, commercially savvy and high quality are hallmarks of the service at CPST. The IP boutique combines the technical and legal talents of its lawyers and patent agents to deliver smart and well-rounded solutions to myriad entities. First up on the team sheet is Anthony Prenol, a lawyer and patent agent with a broad strategic overview of the challenges his patrons face, which allows him to address problems as they crop up with impressive versatility. These are traits he brings to his work with Essential Energy, alongside Santosh Chari, where the pair achieved significant cost awards in the client’s favour. Over the past three decades Chari has seen and done it all, and he can advise on infringement and validity concerns, as well as licensing and patent portfolio management issues. A dab hand in the software sector, Brett Slaney dispenses sage guidance to those working in cutting-edge industries like AI, quantum computing, and blockchain. Leah Begleiter Rodin understands the importance of strong patent protection as a business asset and leverages her experience working at a top biotechnology company to build robust patent portfolios.

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