Senior Patent Executive
- B.Sc. (Hons) Petroleum Chemistry (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
- Petroleum Chemistry / Petrochemical Industry
- Chemistry (Applied, Organic, Inorganic, Polymer, etc.)
- Chemical Process Technology
Before joining KASS as a Patent Executive, Kumanan supplemented his strong background in Petroleum Chemistry with stints in the retail, education and oleochemical industries, giving him some familiarity with these varied fields which will certainly be useful when dealing with our diverse clientele.
He handles patent drafting and prosecution for clients involved in the petrochemical industry, chemistry and related fields, and maintains a portfolio of local and international clients.
Kumanan also conducts Freedom to Operate (FTO) analyses, in addition to carrying out prior art, patentability and novelty searches and issuing patent validity and invalidity opinions.