Dr. BAPAT is a registered Indian Patent Agent and is renowned amongst the Japanese IP community for his expertise on IP-related matters in India.
Dr BAPAT is an esteemed member of APAA, AIPPI, JTA, and NIPTA.
He worked in various Japanese patent firms for about 15 years. He has been a visiting professor at Kanazawa Institute of Technology (KIT) for 16 years. He has been teaching courses on Indian Patents, Designs, and Trademarks at the e-Learning portal of the Japan Patent Attorney Association (JPAA). He has also been teaching a course on Indian Patent Law and Practice at the Japan Intellectual Property (Owners) Association (JIPA) for seven years. He has been an advisor to large patent firms and giant multinational companies of Japan. He is well recognized amongst the Japanese IP community for his two versions of the book titled “Indian Patent Practice Handbook”, written entirely in Japanese.