500

Participants

90

Speakers

24

Sessions

24

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. Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, 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
- 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 Hari Subramaniam Heinz Goddar 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
Mr. Ganapathy Narayanan, Head - Corporate IPR Group, Tata Consultancy Services, India

Beat Weibel Ganapathy Narayanan

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

- 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 - Movie remakes and the Copyright question
- Dr. A.K.S. Bhujanga Rao, President - R&D and Technical, NATCO Pharma, India

A.K.S. Bhujanga Rao 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
- Mr. Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Mr. Timothy H. Kratz
- Mr. Rowan Joseph, Patent Litigator, Von Seidels, South Africa

Hari Subramaniam Rowan Joseph Seiji Mori Timothy H. Kratz

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

-  Mr. Rana Gosain, Senior Partner, Daniel Advogados, Brazil

Rana Gosain

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
- Mr. Faiz ur Rahman, Senior Manager, Wipro, India
- Dr. Nar Subramanian, IP Navigator, Tata Consultancy Services, India

Avaronnan Harish Chandran Faiz ur Rahman Madhav Kulkarni Nar Subramanian Satish Tiwary

Day 2 - Wednesday, 24th January, 2018

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Plenary Session II - Startups and IP

Crystal Ball Room I

- 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
- Mr. Ravi Bhola, Partner, K & S Partners, India

Adrian Bradley Kanwal Rai Ravi Bhola

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
- Mr. Martyn Fish, Partner, HGF LAW LLP, UK

Amarjit Singh Martyn Fish

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 - 
- Mr. Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Sanjaykumar Patel, Head, IP rights, Gowrie Research (B&S Group UK) - Challenging  \"Obvious To Try \" During Patent Prosecution
Mr. Andy Camenisch, Partner, HGF LAW LLP, UK

Andy Camenisch Hari Subramaniam 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?

Speaker -
- Mr. Danny Sherwinter, Partner, Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle, USA - Opportunities and Challenges for IP in an Augmented World
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Mr. Erik van der Vyver, Partner and Patent Attorney, Von Seidels, South Africa

Danny Sherwinter Erik van der Vyver

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

- Hedging risk in patent litigation: litigation funding and insurance


Speaker -
- Mr. Arshad Jamil, Associate Vice President & Head - IPR, Biocon Limited, India - How to Manage Intellectual Property Infringement Litigation Risk
- Mr. Timothy H. Kratz - IP Litigation: Meeting the Challenges of Today\'s Electronic Discovery Environment
- Mr. Sanjeev K. Tiwari, Partner, K & S Partners, India

Arshad Jamil Sanjeev K. Tiwari Timothy H. Kratz

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session XI - IT and Software

Crystal Ball Room II

Speaker-
-  Mr. K. Subodh Kumar, Corporate IP Professional, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, India

K Subodh Kumar

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

Speaker - 
Dr. Sheetal Chopra, India Lead - IPR Advocacy, Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd.
Prof. Dr. Peter Meier-Beck, Judge, Bundesgerichtsh, Germany

Peter Meier-Beck Sheetal Chopra

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

Speaker -

- Dr. S. K. Murthy, Patent Counsel, Intel India, India
- Mr. Balwant Rawat, Senior Program Manager-IP, Daimler India, India
- Mr. Suresh Chandran, Associate Principal, Subramaniam & Associates, India

Balwant Rawat S. K. Murthy Suresh Chandran

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

- 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
-  Mr. Gautam Bakshi, Head - IPM, Unichem Laboratories Limited, India - Intangible assets and IP valuation: A multi disciplinary perspective

Gautam Bakshi 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

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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

$80/5000

  • 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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