Dr. Amitavo Mitra

Dr. Amitavo Mitra is an expert in Patent law with special focus in the biotech, biomedical device(s), and pharma domain. He is experienced in the drafting of patent applications broadly in the biotech domain and the prosecution of patent applications. Dr. Mitra had his initial education in the US. He had his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of New Hampshire, followed by a PhD in cellular and molecular biology from Dartmouth College, He also worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Tufts medical center, Boston in the field of neuroscience. In 2013 he transitioned to India and worked at National Institute of Immunology.

In this video, Dr. Amitavo Mitra talks with Sci-ROI volunteers (Atul Gopal and Manali Ghosh) about his career journey, his views on a career in patent law in India and his advice to the aspiring young research fellows.



Interviewed By

Atul Gopal, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow | National Institute of Health, USA
Manali Ghosh, Ph.D.
Director, Global STEM Operations | WINStep Forward



Edited by

Arkadipta Bakshi, Ph.D.
Research Associate | University of Wisconsin, Madison
Alap Kshirsagar
Ph.D. Scholar | Cornell University

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