Researcher biography

Pratap is an IP Strategist and Patent researcher. He has expertise in dealing with Intellectual Property issues in relation to Artificial Intelligence, 3D Bioprinting, Biosimilars and other emerging technologies. Pratap joined UQ in 2023 as a Postdoctoral Fellow. He pursued his PhD from the Center for Law and Genetics, University of Tasmania, Australia and his thesis was focused on "Patenting issues related to Bioprinted tissues and Bioinks." In 2018, he has been invited by Govt. of Japan to assist the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) in the harmonization of Japanese Patent Law. In 2017, he completed his Masters of Law (LLM) in Intellectual Property from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva and the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He is the recipient of the prestigious International Fellowship offered by WIPO. He holds a Master's degree in Genomics from the Central University of Kerala, India and a Bachelors degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, and Chemistry from Acharya Nagarjuna University, India. Pratap pursued his Postgraduate Diploma in Patinformatics from the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) at the CSIR Unit of Research and Development of Information Products, India and worked as a Patent Researcher in the same. Simultaneously, he pursued his Postgraduate Diploma in Patent Law from the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), India.