2070

Participants

883

Speakers

280

Sessions

210

Sponsors

About GIPC

Global Intellectual Property Convention (GIPC) is Asia's leading conference for in-house IP counsels and innovators to interact with IP attorneys from around the world to discuss best practices and solutions to maximise the value of their innovation and IP. Since 2009, more than two thousand delegates have participated from over 50 countries.



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Hari Subramaniam

Mr. Hari Subramaniam

Managing Partner
Subramaniam & Associates
 

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V. Lakshmikumaran

Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran

Founder & Managing Partner
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys
 

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Heinz Goddar

Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar

Partner
Boehmert & Boehmert
 

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Pravin Anand

Mr. Pravin Anand

Managing Partner
Anand and Anand
 

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Stephan Wolke

Dr. Stephan Wolke

Head of IP & Services
Thyssenkrupp AG
 

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Beat Weibel

Mr. Beat Weibel

Chief IP Counsel
Siemens
 

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Naresh Prasad

Mr. Naresh Prasad

Assistant Director General
WIPO
 

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Juergen Dressel

Mr. Juergen Dressel

Head Global Patent Litigation Strategy
Novartis Pharma AG
 

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Event Schedule

Full-day Events with Awesome Speakers

Day 1 - Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Inaugural session

Crystal Ball Room

- Dr. Dhanpat Ram Agarwal, Founder Director, ITAG Business Solutions Ltd., India
- Mr. Mahendra Kumar Agarwal, Founder & CEO, GATI KWE Limited, India
- Mr. Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand & Anand, India
- Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran, Founder & Managing Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, India
- Mr. Juergen Dressel, Head Global Patent Litigation Strategy, Novartis Pharma AG, Germany
- Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Germany
- Mr. Howard B. Miller, Partner, Girardi & Keese, USA
- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sigram Schindler, Founder & CEO, TELES Patent Rights International, Germany
- Mr. Naresh Prasad, Assistant Director General, WIPO, India

-Ing. Sigram Schindler  Dhanpat Ram Agarwal Heinz Goddar Howard B. Miller Juergen Dressel Mahendra Kumar Agarwal Naresh Prasad Pravin Anand V. Lakshmikumaran

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Coffee break and networking session

Pre Function Area

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Plenary Session I - Ideas, IP and Commercialisation

Crystal Ball Room

Speaker - 
- Mr. Beat Weibel, Chief IP Counsel, Siemens, Germany - IP Management in view of Digitalization

Beat Weibel

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre function area

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session I - Innovations in the Automobile Industry

Crystal Ball Room I

- Navigating Connected Cars: Data Protection
- Driverless Cars: IP disputes in the offing?
- Patents and standards in the Auto industry

Speaker - 
- Mr. Anubhav Kapoor, General Counsel & Company Secretary, Tata Technologies, US
- Dr. Shankar Venugopal, Director Technology Planning & Innovation, Cummins India

Anubhav Kapoor Shankar Venugopal

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session II - Copy, Cover and Remake - IP & Entertainment

Crystal Ball Room II

- Movie remakes and the Copyright question
- Dissecting IP issues of Television Production
- Decoding the pirate economy in the Interconnected World: From Noise to Action

Speaker - 
- Prof. Dr. V. C. Vivekanand, Founder Dean, Bennett University, India, - Digitalization and Challenges to legitimate access to copyrighted contents to the public
- Mr. Zameer Nathani, Director-Legal, Raymond, India

V. C. Vivekanand Zameer Nathani

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session III - Pharma and the Patent System

Crystal Ball Room III

Speaker - 
- Mr. Seiji Mori, Head, IP operations, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Japan

Seiji Mori

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee Break And Networking Session

Pre Function Area

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session IV - IoT and challenges for Electronic industry

Crystal Ball Room I

- How IoT will effect the Future of Litigation
- IP issues in the IoT standardization

Moderator -
- Mr. Patrick C. Keane, Executive Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Speaker -
- Dr. Stephan Wolke, Head of IP & Services, Thyssenkrupp AG

Patrick C. Keane Stephan Wolke

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session V - Intellectual Property and Access to Clean Energy Technologies

Crystal Ball Room II

- Is IP standing in the way of a Green Planet?
- Managing intellectual property rights in cross-border clean energy collaboration
- Patent trends in Clean tech industry
- The likely impacts of patenting a clean energy economy

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session VI - Energizing your Innovation and IP strategies

Crystal Ball Room III

- Finding the white space in your market
- How does patent analysis support innovation management

Speaker -
- Mr. Satish Tiwary, Head - IP, Airbus India, - How to Leverage IP Landscapes to Gain a Competitive Advantage
- Mr. Avaronnan Harish Chandran, Patent Manager, Novozymes South Asia Pvt. Ltd., India - Best practices while conducting a FTO study
- Mr. Madhav Kulkarni, Deputy General Manager, Dow Chemical Int. Pvt. Ltd., India

Avaronnan Harish Chandran Madhav Kulkarni Satish Tiwary

Day 2 - Wednesday, 24th January, 2018

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Plenary Session II - Startups and IP

Crystal Ball Room I

- Creative upstarts and startups: How IP creates opportunities and opens doors?
- Have IP asstes, need money: Role of IP start investment
- Why patents should be part of every start up’s risk mitigation strategy?

Speaker - 
- Mr. Kanwal Rai, Vice President, Wells Fargo, India
- Mr. Adrian Bradley, Partner, Cleveland Scott York, UK

Adrian Bradley Kanwal Rai

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Coffee Break and Networking Session

Pre function area

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Plenary Session III - Protection and Enforcement of Trademarks in various jurisdiction

Crystal Ball Room II

- Social media : The challenges of an effective trademark protection and enforcement strategies

Speaker -
- Mr. Amarjit Singh, President, AIPPI (Indian Group), India

Amarjit Singh

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre function area

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session VII -IP Prosecution

Crystal Ball Room I

- Efficiency and Transparency through Automation in IP Prosecution
- Conflicts in Patent Prosecution: Avoiding the Ethical Pitfalls
- Narrowing Patent Claims in Reissue: Hedging Your Bets Against Invalidity

Speaker - 
- Sanjaykumar Patel, Head, IP rights, Gowrie Research (B&S Group UK) - Challenging \"Obvious To Try\" During Patent Prosecution

Sanjaykumar Patel

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session VIII - Artificial Intelligience and IP: New Frontiers and Challenges

Crystal Ball Room III

- The rise of AI and changing IP standards
- AI and IP: Who owns the rights and the royalties?

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session IX - Can IPRs foster innovation in the field of Biotechnology?

Crystal Ball Room II

- CRISPR/CAS9 system, a revolutionary technology for Genome Editing: Applications & IP Disputes
- Patentability of Human Embryo Stem Cells

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee Break & Networking Session

Pre function area

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session X - Challenges and its countermeasures in Intellectual Property Litigation

Crystal Ball Room I

- How to Manage Intellectual Property Infringement Litigation Risk
- Hedging risk in patent litigation: litigation funding and insurance
- IP Litigation: Meeting the Challenges of Today\\\'s Electronic Discovery Environment

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session XI - IT and Software

Crystal Ball Room II

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session XII - Licensing and Technology Transfer

Crystal Ball Room III

- Globalization of technology : Issues in technology transfer and technological capability building

Day 3 - Thursday, 25th January, 2018

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Plenary Session IV - Competition Law: Challenges and Prospects

Crystal Ball Room I

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Coffee break and networking session

Pre function area

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Plenary Session V - In house IP Practice and external service providers : how to evolve and win ?

Crystal Ball Room

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre function area

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session XIII - 3D Printing: The Shifting Ground for IP Rights

Crystal Ball Room II

- Shielding IP from 3D printing’s paradigm shift
- Will 3d printing usher in the next wave of internet piracy?
- IP strategies for the rise of 3D printing
- How current IP law handles 3D printing?

Speaker -
- Mr. Rahul Dubey, Innovation Leader & IP Manager Patents & Analytics CoE, GE

Rahul Dubey

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session XIV : The Science and Commerce of IP Valuation

Crystal Ball Room III

- IP Concerns about International Transactions in E-Commerce
- Intangible assets and IP valuation: A multi disciplinary perspective
- IP valuation during insolvency issues
- Trade secrets and know how : Unique valuation issues

Speaker -
- Dr. Prachi Tiwari, Director (Head) - IPM, Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd, India

Prachi Tiwari

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session XV - Legal Developments In Cybersecurity

Crystal Ball Room II

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee break and networking session

Crystal Ball Room

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Open Session

Pre function area

Tickets

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REGISTRATION FEE

$250/15,000

  • Includes Delegate Kit, Access to all Sessions, Refreshments and Lunch

 

CULTURAL DINNER

$80/5000

  • Cultural Dinner on 24th January (Day 2)

 

À LA CARTE - DAY II

$60/4000

  • Includes Delegate Kit, Access to all Sessions, Refreshments and Lunch

 

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Venue Information

Beautiful location in the heart of the city

Location

The conference takes place at Sheraton Grand in Bangalore the Garden City, Pub City and Silicon City of India. The hotel is centrally located at Brigade Gateway, which is a premium integrated enclave, with..

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Transport

The Sheraton Grand Bangalore at Brigade Gateway is 31 kilometres from the airport. Private and public transport to and from the airport is readily available. You may avail the services of an Ola and Uber..

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Attraction

Places of attraction include the world famous ISCKON Temple, the Malleswaram bazaars and the myriad eateries offering authentic South-Indian food made the Bangalore way. Following are..

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