Management

  • Ojas Sabnis

    Ojas Sabnis

    Ojas enjoys being associated with the intellectual property industry for close to seven years now. He is a co-founder of Hourglass, who now heads business development.  He is also involved in closely working with the operations team.  Ojas kick-started his career with the global KPO giant Evalueserve, where he was responsible for managing a number of key client accounts; and setting up and running teams for law firms, Technology Transfer Offices, and F500 corporations. Ojas has an all-round experience with all types of IP projects and a mastery of all the disciplines necessary to identify, develop, structure, and close creative and complex investigations that generate real value for his clients. He also strives for bringing in innovative ideas for solving each problem and generating valuable insights.

    Ojas is a Mechanical Engineer from BITS Pilani, one of the most reputed institutions in India. In his leisure time, he enjoys travelling, reading and listening to music.

    Gouraj Yadav

    Gouraj Yadav

    Gouraj is the Co-founder and Director of Hourglass Research and enjoys being associated with the intellectual property industry for close to a decade now. He has successfully engaged Hourglass Research as on outside counsel for numerous hi-tech clients, for drafting and prosecuting US/IN patent applications. He has been instrumental in delivering quality results in some of the niche areas of electronics including Semiconductors, evolving Communication Standards, and Automotive Electronics. His specialties include Patent Drafting & Prosecution and Technology Licensing. He also enjoys devising innovative techniques to address R&D challenges of technology companies using Patent Analytics. Gouraj is an Electrical and Electronics Engineer from BITS, Pilani, one of the most reputed institutions in India.