Mr. Raguraman Profile

Mr.Raguraman graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with LLB (Hons) in 1997 where he also continued his MA in Intellectual Property Law in University of Leeds UK. Following his interest in IP, he continued his PhD in Intangible Monetization/IP in University Malaysia Sabah. He is a professional authorized trademark agent. He started off as a legal advisor in UK (UMA Duraisingam and Co) In the year 1996 he was seconded as Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Commercialization Division in Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). While in MOSTI he architectured and drafted the Intellectual Property and Commercialisation Policy for the Government of Malaysia. From 2010 until 2014, he served as the vice president in Malaysian Innovation Agency i.e as the head the Malaysian Technology Commercialisation Office under the office of the Prime Minister, Malaysia. Later branching out on his own, he became the founder of Global IP Ventures which focuses on Intellectual Property issues such as trademarks, patent and related legal issues. He successfully drafted Intellectual Property Policy, manual and for many universities in Malaysia. For his work in evaluating and commercializing PDRM Innovation, he was awarded innovation award by the Inspector General of Police. He designed the MyHALALEXCHANGE platform which is the first Halal based Technology Transfer platform in the world. He also serves as active legal advisor for several companies such as Knight Companies Sdn Bhd, Vanakkam Malaysia Dot Com Sdn Bhd, IPEC Bureau Sdn Bhd, Quantum Petroleum Sdn Bhd and many more.