Executive Management

Ashwin Madhavan

[CEO and Co Founder]

Ashwin Madhavan is CEO and Co Founder of Enhelion, heading the Strategic Alliances & Operations team. He completed his law from Gujarat National Law University and a LLM in Technology Laws and Intellectual Property Laws from Dalhousie University, Canada. Prior to co founding Enhelion, Ashwin worked at Scriboard - Advocates and Legal Consultants. His areas of expertise are Domain Names and Cybersquatting, Trademarks, Copyrights and Information Technology Laws. He has advised various Fortune 500 companies on various aspects of India's technology and IP Laws. He has written several articles for various journals National and International publications. He was a member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Legal Research, GNLU.  Ashwin loves to read books related to history, business management and foreign policy. He is an avid traveller and has been to more than 15 countries. His hobbies include building world war 2 miniature models and reading. He has taken part in discussions pertaining to India’s foreign policy matters at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. 

He is a trained classical singer and is also currently learning to play the Piano from the Delhi School of Music. He has conducted workshops on Intellectual Property and Management in Indian law schools. He recently was an instructor at a training programme on “Intellectual Property and the Plant Varieties Act” organized by the Ministry of Agriculture – Government of India for Scientists. Very recently he was a speaker at the US – India Business Council summit on Intellectual Property held in Gujarat National Law University. He recently wrote a book on Intellectual Property and Business along with Rodney D Ryder. The book has been published by Sage Publications, a leading international publishing house. 


1. Intellectual Property and Business – The Value of the Intangible Asset, 2014 Sage Publications [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]

Selected Publications

  1. ‘Outsourcing Legal Services: Implications on Indian Legal Fraternity’, Indian Journal of International Law, Vol. 47, 2007, p. 96 – 105
  2. ‘Domain Names and Cyber squatting’, India Law Journal, March - April, p.63 –67
  3. ‘Economics of the Nuclear Deal and Legal Interpretation of the 123 Agreement’ - ICFAI University Press - ICFAI Reader, January 2008
  4. ‘Economics of the Nuclear Deal’, The Indian Express, 5th November 2007
  5. Indo US Nuclear Deal - A New Era of Relationship - University E Journal [ The Just Cause ] : Vol 1, 2007
  6. ‘Intellectual Property League: The Importance of IP in the Indian Premier League’, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Oxford Journals, Oxford University Press [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  7. Regulating ‘Indian’ Cyberspace – The battle for ‘control’ in the New Media Version 2.0’, Convergence, International Bar Association, The CONVERGENCE, October 2009, p. 250-256 [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  8. ‘Menace of Cybersquatting’, ICFAI Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. VIII, No 2, May 2009, p. 48 – 58 [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  9. ‘Protecting IP in India- Concept to Commercialization’, Halsbury’s Laws Monthly, Lexis Nexis Butterworths India, Vol. 2 September 2008 p. 9 -14 [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  10. ‘Data Protection, Privacy and Corporate Compliance’, the law and emerging trends in India, Law Wire Magazine, Vol. I. March 2009, p. 8 – 13 [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  11. 'Intermediary Liability under Indian Law: Twitter', Convergence, International Bar Association, December 2012 [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  12. 'Twitter and the Indian Law', Chartered Secretaries Journal, March 2013 [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  13. 'IP Strategy of India's Cricket Sensation', Managing IP Magazine, March-April 2013 [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  14. Regulating ‘Indian’ Cyberspace – The battle for ‘control’ in the New Media Version 2.0’, India Lawyer 250 available at: <http://indianlawyer250.com/features/article/229/regulating-indian-cyberspace-battle-control-new-media-version-20/> [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]
  15. 15.  ‘Intellectual Property and the Internet’, India – Managing the IP Lifecycle 2013 – Intellectual Asset Management, p. 69 – 72 [Rodney D. Ryder & Ashwin Madhavan]

Vassu Arora

[Strategic Consultant]

Mr. Vassu Arora completed B.B.A LL.B. from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. After graduation, he worked with a leading law firm in Delhi, where he was a part of the Corporate and IP Litigation Department. He has been involved with transactional work and litigation. While working for the law firm, he was involved with many start up companies. He has a vast editorial experience with online publications and online legal education companies. He has been instrumental in setting up and expanding online communities of lawyers and law students; making law more accessible for the common man. He has interviewed several academicians, entrepreneurs and lawyers on issues relating to legal education and legal system. Apart from working with Enhelion, he is also the Founding Member of India Legal Hackers. He has organized and conducted conferences and workshops on various legal issues. His areas of interest include: Contract Laws, Information Technology Laws and Intellectual Property Rights. He strongly believes that legal education should be accessible, affordable and simplified.