Vinita Radhakrishnan

Senior Partner at BananaIP Counsels
Ranked in IP management consultancy, Legal, Licensing, M&A, Technology transfer
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The IAM Strategy 300 focuses exclusively on patent practitioners and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.

IAM Says

Vinita Radhakrishnan stands out for the depth of her life sciences patent expertise. She consistently delivers superb quality work on strategically important projects and understands how to position clients’ intellectual assets for maximum commercial gain.

Vinita Radhakrishnan's Profile

Vinita Radhakrishnan is a senior partner at BananaIP Counsels, and heads the firm’s pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and chemistry practice. She is an internationally recognised life sciences and pharmaceutical patent agent and attorney with more than 15 years’ experience in the field. She has significant in-house experience in helping pharma companies strategise, protect and license intellectual property. She works with a portfolio of clients across the world on international patent strategy, filing and protection.

Ms Radhakrishnan has authored a book on patent law and practice, published by Oxford University Press. She holds a master’s in health sciences from the University of Pune and an LLM in IP law from the Munich Intellectual Property Law Centre, Germany. During her brief stint as a researcher at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, she worked in the area of pharmaceutical innovation and patent law in developing countries. Her current research focuses on patent prosecution strategies for inventions relating to molecular biology.

Alongside working with large life sciences companies, Ms Radhakrishnan takes special interest in advising grassroots innovators, promising start-ups, innovative entrepreneurs and independent inventors. She provides pro bono services for women inventors and entrepreneurs and creative start-ups. She also provides IP due diligence and advisory services for venture capitalists and investors.

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