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IP Head & Assoc Vice President at Infosys Ltd | India
Faiz Rahman is IP Head & Assoc Vice President of Infosys Ltd, a global software services company headquartered in India. He has around 19 years’ experience in handling a variety of IP issues. Prior to joining Infosys, he has also worked for another large IT company, IP Services company & also for IP Office of Government of India. He currently manages patent & trademark portfolio of Infosys along with open-source compliance, M&A due diligence & IP reviews of contracts. His areas of expertise include systematic creation and management of IP portfolio, IP licensing and risk mitigation. Faiz also manages IP litigations and disputes across major jurisdictions and also negotiates IP licensing deals, partnership agreements etc. He has rolled out organization wide patent and open-source risk mitigation processes. His domain of interest is primarily innovation related to software technologies and strategies for risk mitigation. He advises senior management and business groups on issues related to patents, copyright, trademarks etc.
Faiz has featured in ‘IAM Strategy 300’ as World’s leading IP Strategist for 5 years in a row. He is part of industry groups related to IP and actively speaks in conferences and at industry forums on emerging technical & legal nuances of IP.