Name   Ajay Bahadur Singh Panwar

Designation   Senior Managing Counsel, Intellectual Property

Company     Mastercard

Country    India

Ajay is a Senior Managing counsel, Intellectual Property (IP) working at Mastercard Technology Private Limited and manages IP matters for South Asia, Middle East and Africa region along with a team of few IP attorneys. He specializes in IP portfolio management, litigation, due diligence, licensing services, and in providing counseling to business groups. He has around 15 years of experience in the field of IP with domain expertise in software, financial technology, and electronics. Prior to joining Mastercard in 2016, Ajay worked as in-house counsel for Adobe for six years and played a pivotal role in setting up IP processes in Adobe’s India offices. Prior to Adobe, Ajay held various positions in legal processing outsourcing firm and back office of US law firm in India. Ajay is a Graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi and also a graduate in law from Bangalore University.