Corporate Advisors

Lt Gen (Retd) D. Swaroop was formerly Chief Controller Defence Research (DRDO). He held top positions in public and private sector organizations including Managing Director of Instrumentation Ltd (Kota), and Chairman of HCL.

S. Ramaiah retired as Secretary to the Government of India and Head of the Department dealing with Parliamentary Legislation. There is practically no legislation in the Indian Statute Book which he did not draft or amend during his career. Specifically, he was associated with the drafting of the Patent Bill and amendments to the Copyright Act. Till December 2000, Mr Ramaiah was the Chairman of the Copyright Board, a statutory quasi-judicial Tribunal established under the provisions of the Indian Copyright Act.

In view of his expertise in copyright law, he was selected to head a Bureau in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, which administers a number of International Conventions on Intellectual Property.