2070

Participants

883

Speakers

280

Sessions

210

Sponsors

About GIPC

Global Intellectual Property Convention (GIPC) is India's most attended conference designed 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. Also GIPC is a forum to introduce, share, protect and commercialise your precious ideas.

Over span of 9 years, since 2009 more than 2000 delegates have participated from over 50 countries.

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Speakers

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Hari Subramaniam

Mr. Hari Subramaniam

Managing Partner
Subramaniam & Associates

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Heinz Goddar

Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar

Partner
Boehmert & Boehmert

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Stephan Wolke

Dr. Stephan Wolke

Head of IP & Services
Thyssenkrupp AG

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Pravin Anand

Mr. Pravin Anand

Managing Partner
Anand & Anand

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V. Lakshmikumaran

Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran

Founder & Managing Partner
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

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Abiola Inniss

Dr. Abiola Inniss

Executive Director
Caribbean and Americas Intellectual Property Organization CAAIPO

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Juergen Dressel

Mr. Juergen Dressel

Head Global Patent Litigation Strategy
Novartis Pharma AG

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Zameer Nathani

Mr. Zameer Nathani

Director-Legal
Raymond

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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

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

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

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Crystal Ball Room II

- Digitalization and Challenges to legitimate access to copyrighted contents to the public
- Movie remakes and the Copyright question
- Dissecting IP issues of Television Production
- Decoding the pirate economy in the Interconected World: From Noise to Action

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session III - Pharma and the Patent System

Crystal Ball Room III

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

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

Moderator -
- 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

- How to Leverage IP Landscapes to Gain a Competitive Advantage
- Finding the white space in your market
- How does patent analysis support innovation management
- Best practices while conducting a FTO study

Day 2 - Wednesday, 24th January, 2018

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Plenary Session II - Competition Law: Challenges and Prospects

Crystal Ball Room I

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Technical Session VII - 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?

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Coffee Break and Networking Session

Pre function area

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Technical Session VIII - The Science and Commerce of IP Valuation

Crystal Ball Room II

- 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

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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

Crystal Ball Room I

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

1:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre function area

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session IX -IP Prosecution

Crystal Ball Room I

- Challenging \"Obvious To Try\" During Patent Prosecution
- 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

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Crystal Ball Room II

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee Break & Networking Session

Pre function area

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session XII - 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 XIII - IT and Software

Crystal Ball Room II

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session XIV - 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 - 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?

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Technical Session XV - Weary of Wearables: IP, Privacy and Data Security concerns

Crystal Ball Room II

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

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Technical Session XVI - IP in Asia

Crystal Ball Room II

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre function area

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Open Session

Crystal Ball Room

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Cocktail Closing

Pre function area

Tickets

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REGISTRATION FEE

$250/15,000

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

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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