Author: Kalyan Kankanala
Dr. Kalyan Kankanala manages the largest new age Intellectual Property Firm, BananaIP Counsels, headquartered at Bangalore, India. In addition to helping clients maximize business value from their intellectual assets, Kalyan also consults for United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), and teaches at premier institutions such as National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Dr. Kalyan has numerous national and international publications to his credit. His books on patent law and IP strategy are extensively cited, and have received international acclaim and recognition among professionals in the field. With an objective of encouraging public debates on critical issues related to IP, Kalyan has embarked upon authoring works of fiction with the central theme of IP and its influence on socially relevant issues.
During the brief periods of time when not actively involved in work, Kalyan buries himself in reading history and thrillers. He is also a travel and adventure aficionado, and a connoisseur of sports. He is a great lover of animals, and manages to spend quality time with his canine companion.
You may learn more about Dr. Kalyan at www.bananaip.com or www.kalyankankanala.com
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