Sh. O.P. Gupta took over as Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks on 16th November, 2015. Prior to this Sh. O. P. Gupta was working as the Chairman and Managing Director of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd.
Sh. Gupta is B.E. (Mechanical) and an Indian Administrative Service (I.A.S.) Officer of 1992 batch. He has served as Inspector General of Registration & Controller of Stamps – Maharashtra, General Manager- BEST, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of MSRTC, Collector of Amravati & Satara and Chief Executive Officer of Akola Zilla Parishad during his 23 years in administrative service.