Swapna Rao

Swapna Rao

Director Patent Operations

Swapna brings with her over 15 years of industrial experience in Intellectual Property, particularly patents. Swapna worked at GE for over 8 years. She worked closely with technology and legal teams to develop parenting strategies and have drafted over 120 US patent applications and over 200 USPTO Office Action responses across technology domains.

Involved in and has conducted extensive training and mentoring to IP/R&D professionals covering various aspects of IP. She is a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and an M.Sc. from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.