Chethan is a seasoned intellectual property professional with more than 10 years of experience as both in-house counsel as well as outside counsel. Most recently he was the in-house IP counsel for CONTROL COMPONENTS INC. INDIA, (CCI, India). He was at the helm of affairs for 5 plus years at CCI and was responsible for the global IP portfolio management of CCI, including patents and trademarks of CCI-US, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, China and Japan. He was the outside counsel for several top MNC clients prior to CCI. He started his career with Infosys as a design engineer and worked there for close to 3 years before entering the IP profession.
Chethan is a serial entrepreneur, a blogger, song writer, and a musician apart from being a mixed martial artist.
Chethan is a registered Indian patent agent and has done his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology.