Anubhav Kapoor
Anubhav KapoorGeneral Counsel and Company Secretary,
Microland

Anubhav Kapoor is Microland’s General Counsel and Company Secretary and is based out of Bangalore. As General Counsel, Anubhav is responsible for global legal, IP, regulatory compliance and corporate governance practices and policies.

Anubhav has 25 years of experience as in-house counsel which spans across various industries including IT, automotive, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, food, banking and insurance software’s and engineering. Anubhav has handled multifarious areas such as M&A, arbitration & litigation management, structuring large business contracts, IPR, global compliances to list a few. Also, being a corporate secretary, he has also dealt with high visibility boards and handled complex matters including those related to corporate governance, insider trading, private & public offerings. He was listed in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Strategy 300 (http://www.iam-media.com/Strategy300/) among the World’s Leading IP Strategist and awarded as Star General Counsel 2017 of the year by Legal Era. He was recently also listed as “World Leading General Counsel” in 2018 by Legal Era.

Anubhav is passionate about innovation. He has helped large corporates like Tata Technologies, Domino’s Pizza India, Polaris to name a few; devise their IP creation and monetization strategies. Mr. Kapoor has also handled contracts and litigations involving complex IP issues. He has also been involved with IP issues during M&A, spin-out and joint venture deals during his long career. He has spoken on several national and international forums on topics related to management of IP.

Anubhav was also heading the Global Corporate Sustainability and CSR function at Tata Technologies Anubhav has been leading Tata Technologies CSR and Corporate Sustainability strategy and policy. Anubhav has worked extensively in programs related to education of girls in engineering, promotion of diversity at workplaces and encouraging innovation and design thinking among engineers. Tata Technologies programs currently touch more than 600,000 beneficiaries. His much successful “Ready Engineer” program targeted towards promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) has been awarded National Education Excellence Award 2017 by ASSOCHAM for significant contribution done by the industry in education sector in India. He was also bestowed with an honorary Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary International because of his contributions to e-learning and digital education in India and invited to speak at the Rotary International Convention at Canada in 2018.

Anubhav is also an Aspire Circle Fellow, a consortium of leaders that promotes enlightened social leadership in India. Anubhav has been involved with several national and international forums for encouraging young entrepreneurs and startups in social sector including as a Jury member with South East Economic Development (SEED) Forum and Sandvik Awards for 2017. He has been also awarded CSR Leadership Award 2018 by World CSR Congress.

Anubhav is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has done his Masters in Law from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and MBA in finance & information technology from Institute of Management Technology.

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