Dr. Kausalya Santhanam is the Founder of SciVista IP & Communication, is a Patent attorney registered with the Indian Patent Office as well as the US Patent and Trademark Office.
She has a Ph.D in Cell biology and Immunology from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh.
Her Post Doctoral training was in Cancer Biology at Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad. Later she was a National Research Council (NRC) Fellow at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington DC and then a Research Associate at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. Later, she worked for five years as an in-house counsel in the Intellectual Property Department of CuraGen Corporation, a Biopharmaceutical company at Connecticut, USA.
Upon her return to India, Kausalya started SciVista IP & Communication that provides services in the area of Intellectual Property including IP strategies to Biotech, Pharma, Nutraceuticals, Agriculture, nanotechnology and BioPharma Companies. Kausalya also holds a Law (LLB) Degree from Mumbai University, India.
She is currently an Adjunct Professor at IIT Jodhpur, Global Executive MBA Program, Ahmedabad University and is also a speaker at various patent-related workshops and training programs in Academia and Industry.