Sri. Safikh S
Technical Officer
Technology Development & Project Management Division (TDPMD)
Ph : 0471 2548315, 2543234
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Current Role
  • Co-ordinating the activities of Patent Information Centre – Kerala (PIC-Kerala).
  • Co-ordinating the A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Youth Challenge Programme and Training on Science & Technology Management scheme.
  • Instrumental in conducting IPR awareness Seminars/ Workshops/ Lectures/ Talks/Exhibitions throughout the State.
  • Delivering Lectures/Talks on various aspects of IPR in the awareness programmes.
  • Generate patent search reports and provide patentability opinion by conducting search on various patent databases.
  • Discuss with the inventors about their inventions and ascertain whether they are likely to succeed in being granted patents.
  • Co-ordinating with the IPR Cell Co-ordinators in Universities/Engineering Colleges for implementing the activities of the Cells effectively.
  • Editor of quarterly PIC Newsletter and Sub Editor of Biannual Journal of Traditional and Folk Practices.
  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Computer Science & Engineering from University of Kerala.
  • PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • General Course on Intellectual Property Rights (DL–101) from World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva.
  • Technical Officer in KSCSTE from March, 2012 onwards
  • Project Scientist in Patent Information Centre – Kerala, KSCSTE, from October, 2007 to March, 2012.
Awards & Recognitions
  • Safikh S and Ajit Prabhu V, “Role of awareness creation in enhancing the Intellectual Property output” in Journal of Traditional and Folk Practices Volume 06 (2) December 2018, pp 49 – 56
  • Asha S, Safikh S and Ajit Prabhu V, “Role of IPR awareness on generation of IP output’ in 2nd TIM Research Conference on ‘Trends in Innovation & Intellectual Property Management’, pp 1 – 7
Membership in Professional Bodies