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Arjun Modi

Arjun Modi

Trainee patent attorney & Indian patent agent
Having spent many years working professionally with some of the largest pharmaceutical organisations, I have obtained considerable technical expertise in handling global patent prosecution, oppositions, litigations, IP due diligence, acquisition, in/out licensing and life-cycle management related matters. At NLO, I continue to work closely in the Pharma and Life science domains.


  • Chemistry
  • Pharma
  • Licence agreement
  • Medicines

This experience has made me a knowledgeable pharma IP professional with a strong technical background. I also have industrial experience from working as in-house counsel with major pharma players such as Sun Pharma, Alkem Laboratories and Fresenius Kabi.

Leveraging my expertise in the branded as well as generic side of the pharma business, helping patrons strategize their best IP position to gain them a competitive edge in the market

My understanding of global IP, business and regulatory fundamentals helps me devise best IP strategies for both generic and innovator clients. My technical expertise allows me to forge valuable relationships with clients working on NCEs, complex formulations, peptides, 505(b)(2) products, ADCs and generic product development.

Academically, I completed my M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. I am also a registered Indian Patent Agent and a certified European Patent Administrator (EPAC 2022). Alongside my role at NLO, I am also preparing to become a qualified European Patent Attorney.

Training & Education

  • European Patent Administration Certification (EPAC 2022)
  • Registered Indian Patent Agent (2016)
  • Master’s in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (M.Pharm; 2013)
  • Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Science (B.Pharm; 2011)


  • Master’s thesis
  • Multiple scientific articles as first author and co-author