PhD- IIT Bombay, LLM (IPR) - Gold medal, LLB, M.Sc.(Industrial Microbiology) - Gold medal, B.Sc. (Microbiology), Registered Patent Agent (IN/PA/1930), TIFAC scholar, PGDMLT, PG Diploma in patent law - NALSAR, Hyderabad, UGC-SET, PET, DL101
Over the last 23 years, she has led and executed numerous innovative projects in academics as well as industry as an IP teacher, researcher, consultant, information scientist, and law & management professional. At present the research group under her is focused on research topics like IP valuation, patent pooling, policy, technology transfer in Asian countries etc. Her specific areas of interests are IP Management of an organisation, technology transfer, IPR cell / system development by academic organisations and its management, entrepreneurship & IP,IP Audit, IP valuation, IP analytics, IP policy, and legal issues in various IP laws as patent, copyright and trademark.
As an IP law and management professional, Prof. Gargate helped organisations in building their IPR cell, identifying potential IP, analyzing status of IPM system of an organisation by applying various IP audit techniques. As a patent attorney associated with leading law firm, she has handled number of projects which include patent mining, patent drafting, oppositions and prosecution. Prof. Gargate has contributed in national project to draft various policy documents, and copyright due diligence processes. As an IP information scientist of fortune 500 organisation, she has handled various projects such as competitive intelligence, technology landscapes, FTOs, patentability search reports. As an IP consultant, she worked closely with MSMEs to manage IP. Prof. Gargate has conducted several workshops on IP awareness and IP management. She has delivered more than 50 sessions on IPR as a resource person in FDP programmes, seminars & conferences. She has organised a few national and international conferences on IPR. She has published her research work in reputed international journals. Prof. Gargate has presented research papers in various international conferences such as PICMET (2012, Canada), IAMOT (2018, England), AMRC (2019, Dubai). She has also worked as a guest co-editor for ABDC ranked journal. As an IP researcher, she has developed various tools and models for IP management. She is working on research as well as consultancy projects from industry, Ministry of Human Resource Development, DST and other funding agencies. She has guided several master students, TIFAC scholars and PhD scholars.
Before shifting her career to IPR, she was working as an Assistant Professor of Microbiology in the University of Mumbai and she was recognized PG professor of Microbiology in the University of Mumbai. She was an examiner in University of Mumbai, SNDT university, and for PGDMLT (AICTE).
Prof. Gargate has created another NPTEL course available on Swyam platform.
“Roadmap for patent creation”, on patent with inventor's perspective with an objective to help inventor to identify potential patent, file and commercialize it for wealth creation. This course may be helpful to students, faculty, scientists, organisations and professionals. This course will rerun till 2023 (January -April)
Live session-1 /4 - https://youtu.be/l7Up1IhZ_pM
A few sessions delivered by Prof. Gargate are available on SWAYAM PRABHA