Tahir Amin and Priti Radhakrishnan


Tahir Amin is a practising solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He trained and practised with two of the leading IP firms in the UK and also served as an in-house global IP manager for a multinational company. Tahir has over 10 years experience in prosecuting, licensing, opposing and litigating trademarks, patents, and designs. Prior to founding I-MAK, he spent two years in India researching public interest IP issues and working on pharmaceutical patent oppositions. Currently, Tahir is a Fellow at the Harvard Medical School in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, a 2008 Echoing Green Fellow and a 2009 TEDIndia Fellow.

Priti Radhakrishnan obtained her law degree from New York University (NYU) School of Law and has worked as a health attorney in the U.S., Switzerland and India. Prior to founding I-MAK, she served as the Senior Project Officer of the Lawyers Collective HIV/AIDS Unit in India. Priti recently coordinated the efforts of TEAM VINAY- a movement that registered 25,000 new bone marrow donors in the South Asian American community, which received the National Marrow Donor Program's Lieutenant General Frank E. Peterson Jr. award for innovation and commitment to minority recruitment & retention of bone marrow donors. In 2008, Priti was awarded the Echoing Green Fellowship for social entrepreneurs, the Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellowship and was selected as one of 160 dynamic young leaders for the 2008 Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Tokyo. The Asia Society recently selected Priti as one of three young leaders from the United States for its 2009 Class of Asia 21 Fellows.

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