450

Participants

110

Speakers

24

Sessions

32

Countries

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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Peter Meier-Beck

Prof. Dr. Peter Meier-Beck

Judge
German Federal Supreme Court
 

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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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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

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Inaugural session

Grand Ball Room

Welcome Address - 
- Dr. Dhanpat Ram Agarwal, Founder Director, ITAG Business Solutions Ltd., India

Chief Guest:
Dr. A. S. Pillai, Founder, BrahMos Aerospace

Distinguished Guests - 
- Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Germany
- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sigram Schindler, Founder & CEO, TELES Patent Rights International, Germany
- Ms. Azy S. Kokabi, Partner, Sughrue Mion Pllc, USA
- Mr. Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Mr. Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand and Anand, India
- Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran, Founder & Managing Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, India
- Mr. Narendra Sabharwal, Chairman, FICCI IPR Committee, India

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Coffee break and networking session

Pre Function Area

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Plenary Session I - Ideas, IP and Commercialisation

Grand Ball Room

Speaker - 
- Mr. Beat Weibel, Chief IP Counsel, Siemens, Germany - IP Management and Digitalization: What are the new challenges and how can these best be mastered?
Mr. Ganapathy Narayanan, Head - Corporate IPR Group, Tata Consultancy Services, India
- Ms. Archana Shanker, Senior Partner, Anand and Anand, India - Interface and syngery between OC and in-house counsels
- Ms. Meenu Chandra, Senior Attorney Manager, IP& DCU Lead (India Region) at Microsoft Corp. (India) Pvt.Ltd - IP Azure Advantage program 
- Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran, Founder & Managing Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, India
- Dr. Manoj Madhukar Haridas, Head - IP, ITC Limited, India - Global Patent Strategies for Indian Organizations

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

Grand Ball Room I

Moderator -
- Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Germany

Speaker -
- Mr. Derek Richmond, of Coundel, Harness Dickey, USA
- Mr. Tarun Khurana, Partner, Khurana And Khurana Advocates, India
- Dr. Shankar Venugopal, echnology Leader, Prolific Inventor & Innovation Coach - Focus on Disruptive, Mahindra & Mahindra - Innovation and IP Strategy for Sustainable Mobility - Electric, Connected and Autonomous vehicle technologies
Aditi Chopra, Microsoft

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Grand Ball Room II

Speaker - 
- Prof. Dr. V. C. Vivekanandan, 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. Marlena Jankowska, Assistant Professor, University of Silesia, Poland
- Mr. Omesh Puri Associate Partner LexOrbis India - Copyright Enforcement and Challenges in Media and Entertainment industry
- Mr. Naresh Kilaru, Partner, Finnegan, US

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session III - Pharma and the Patent System

Neptune

Speaker - 
- Mr. Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Mr. Timothy H. Kratz, Kratz & Barry LLP
- Dr. Ute Kilger, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Germany
- Dr. A.K.S. Bhujanga Rao, President - R&D and Technical, NATCO Pharma, India

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

Grand Ball Room I

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

Speaker -
- Dr. Stephan Wolke, Head of IP & Services, Thyssenkrupp AG, Germany
- Dr. Stefan Schohe, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Germany - How IoT will effect the Future of Litigation
- Ms. Maaike van Velzen, Head of IP Portfolio Management, Philips, Netherlands

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session V - Harmonisation of Trade Secret laws

Grand Ball Room II

Moderator-
- Mr. Clive Thorne, Special Counsel, Baker Botts LLP, England

Speaker -
- Mr. Jay A. Erstling, Of Counsel, Patterson Thuente IP, US
- Mr. Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand and Anand, India
- Dr. Claudia Pappas, Head - Trademark Dept., ThyssenKrupp AG, Germany
- Mr. Abhai Pandey, Partner, LexOrbis, India
- Dr. Akshay Kant Chaturvedi, Associate VP-IP & BD, Granules India - Hatch-Waxman Act and Generics

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session VI - Energizing your Innovation and IP strategies

Neptune

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. Faiz ur Rahman, Senior Manager, Wipro, India
- Dr. Nar Subramanian, IP Manager, Tata Consultancy Services, India - Finding the white space in your market; How does patent analysis support innovation management
- Dr. Nagesh Kadaba, Senior Advisor, ipCapital Group Inc., USA - Virtual Innovation, a systematic invention creation methodology

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Workshop Session I (Teles PRI)

Neptune

Moderator -
- Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert (Germany)

Speakers- 
- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sigram Schindler, Founder & CEO, TELES Patent Rights International - Specification of a Patent’s Digitized ETCI in IDL in the IES Prototype
- Dorte Schonberg, Dipl.-Math, TELES Patent Rights International - The IES Prototype: The Machine for Testing an ETCI for Satisfying SPL – A Demonstration
- Prof. Bernd Wegner, Mathematics Department, TELES - A Mathematical KR Model for Claim Interpretation & Construction

Day 2 - Wednesday, 24th January, 2018

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Plenary Session II - Startups and IP

Grand Ball Room

Speaker - 
- Mr. Kanwal Rai, Vice President, Wells Fargo, India - Why patents should be part of every start up’s risk mitigation strategy? 
- Mr. Adrian Bradley, Partner, Cleveland Scott York, UK - How IP create opportunities and open doors
- Mr. Ravi Bhola, Partner, K & S Partners, India - Have IP assets, need money: Role of IP start investment
- Mr. Anil Jagalur, Senior Consultant, LexOrbis, India - Why patents should be part of every start up’s risk mitigation strategy?
- Mrs. Pragya Dixit, Chief Entrepreneur & Co-Founder, Prasu, India - Creative upstarts and startups : How IP creates opportunities and opens doors? 

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

Grand Ball Room

Speaker -
- Mr. Amarjit Singh, President, AIPPI (Indian Group), India
- Mr. Martyn Fish, Partner, HGF Law LLP, UK
- Mr. Phillip Abraham, Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Mr. Vladimir Biriulin, Partner, Gorodissky & Partners
- Mr. Nathan C. Belzer, Founder, Belzer PC, USA
- Mr. Arvind Gopal, Microsoft

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre function area

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session VII -IP Prosecution

Grand Ball Room I

Speaker - 
- Mr. Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
Mr. Andy Camenisch, Partner, HGF Limited, UK
- Mr. Gregory L. Maurer, Partner, Klarquist Sparkman, United States - Efficiency and Transparency through Automation in IP Prosecution
- Dr. Torsten Exner, Partner, Michalski Hüttermann & Partner Patent Attorneys  - Possession of the invention at the priority date
Dr. Shantanu Basu, Director, Basu IP, PC

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Grand Ball Room II

Speaker -
Mr. Erik van der Vyver, Partner and Patent Attorney, Von Seidels, South Africa
Ms. Chitra K. Iyer, Head of Philips Intellectual Property & Standards, Philips, India
Mr. Karthik Kumar, Associate, Finnegan, USA
- Dr. Tara Prasad, Corporate IP Professional, Tata Consultancy Services, India
Mr. R. Lakshminarayanan, General Manager - IPR, Samsung Electronics, India

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Neptune

Moderator -
- Dr. Ulrich Storz, Senior Partner, Michalski Huettermann & Partner, Germany - Biosimilar masterclass: How AbbVie tries to fend off world’s blockbuster No 1 from generic competition

Speakers - 
- Dr. Markus Engelhard, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Germaney
Dr. M. Lakshmikumaran, Director - IPR, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys, India - Challenges in protecting innovations in Biotechnology
Mr. Jay A. Erstling, Of Counsel, Patterson Thuente IP, US
- Dr. Jyoti Singh, Head - IP, ACS International, India

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

Grand Ball Room I

Speaker -
- Mr. Arshad Jamil, Associate Vice President & Head - IPR, Biocon Limited, India - How to Manage Intellectual Property Infringement Litigation Risk
- Mr. Timothy H. Kratz, Partner, Kratz & Barry LLP
Dr. Rajeev Gupta, Partner, Finnegan, US - Countering litigation risks imposed by NPEs
- Mr. Sanjeev K. Tiwari, Partner, K & S Partners, India
- Dr. Carl Richard Haarmann, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Germany - Hedging Risk in German Patent Litigation
- Ms. Ashima Katara, Patent Manager, Hindustan Unilever Limited, India - SUCCESSFUL LITIGATION- Preparedness and Strategies (In VUCA World)
- Mr. Yogen Vaidya, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP, India

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session XI - IT and Software

Grand Ball Room II

Speaker-
- Mr. Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Mr. K. Subodh Kumar, Corporate IP Professional, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, India
- Ms. Bishakha Bhattacharya, Senior Director and Head- Public Policy and Government Affairs, NASSCOM, India
- Mr. Biju K. Nair, Licensing Lead ( India), Open Invention Network, India
- Ms. Karen Fraser, Senior Associate, Kilburn & Strode

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session XII - Emerging trends in IP Pharma Litigation

Neptune

- Mr. Parthasarthy R, Principal Partner and Head of IP, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys, India
- Mr. Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand & Anand, India
- Mr. Juergen Dressel, Head Global Patent Litigation Strategy, Novartis Pharma AG, Germany
- Dr. Alpesh Pathak, Head Patent Cell, Intas Pharmaceuticals, India - Biosimilar Developments
- Dr. Mahendra B. Thakre, General Manager - IPR, Mylan Laboratories, India
Mr. Shinichiro Tanaka, Partner, Nakamura & Partners

Day 3 - Thursday, 25th January, 2018

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Plenary Session IV - Competition Law: Challenges and Prospects

Grand Ball Room

Speaker - 
- Prof. Dr. Peter Meier-Beck, Judge, German Federal Supreme Court, Germany - Recent developments relating to enforcement versus FRAND licensing of SEPs
- Justice K. N. Basha, Former Chairman, Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB), India
- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sigram Schindler, TELES Patent Rights International, Germany - The Evolutions of Substantive Patent Laws for ETCIs: In the US by Shock Waves – and in Europe? Standing for Divergence or Convergence?
- Dr. Sheetal Chopra, India Lead - IPR Advocacy, Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd.
- Mr. Parthasarathy R, Principal Partner & Country Head, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys, India
- Prof. Prabuddha Ganguli, MHRD IP Chair Professor, Tezpur University, India

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 ?

Grand 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
- Mr. Irfan Modi, Senior IP Attorney, IBM India Private Limited, India
- Ms. Lakshika Joshi, Global IP Head and Legal Leadership, Aricent, India

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

Grand Ball Room I

Speaker -
- Mr. Rahul Dubey, Innovation Leader & IP Manager Patents & Analytics CoE, GE
- Mr. Prashant Phillips, Partner & Practice Head, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys, India
- Dr. Abiola Inniss, Founding Director, Caribbean and Americas Intellectual property Organization (CAAIPO), New York
- Mr. Rajiv Bhatnagar, Director - Technical, Anand and Anand, India
- Mr. Vinay Sharma, VP (Business Development & Operations), Talwar Advocates - How current IP law handles 3D printing 


2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session XIV : The Science and Commerce of IP Valuation

Grand Ball Room II

Moderator -
- Dr. Pinaki Ghosh, Senior Advisor, KPMG India, India

Speakers -
- Mr. Terry Ludlow, President, TechInsights, Canada
- Mr. Gautam Bakshi, Head - IPM, Unichem Laboratories Limited, India - Intangible assets and IP valuation: A multi disciplinary perspective
Mr. Munish Sudan, Head - IP, TATA Steel India
- Mr. Mrinal Jain, Senior Manager, FTI Consulting, India

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Technical Session XV - Fostering of Innovation through patent quality

Neptune

Speaker - 
- Ms. Vanessa P. Bailey, Associate Director - Intellectual Property Policy, Intel Corporation, Washington, DC
- Prof. Anil K. Gupta, Faculty, Indian Institute of Management, India - Empirical work on opportunity expired and abandoned patents for entrepreneurs and tech companies
Ms. Jaya Murthy
- Ms. Upasana Patel, Partner, Marks & Clerk Singapore LLP, Singapore
- Dr. Raj Hirwani, Director, CSIR, India
- Soumik Das, Solution Consultant, Clarivate Analytics

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee break and networking session

Pre Function Area

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Open Session

Grand Ball Room

Speaker - 
- Raghavender G. R., Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India.

Vote of thanks -
- Dr. Dhanpat Ram Agarwal, Founder & Director, ITAG Business Solutions Ltd., (India)
- Azy S Kokabi, Partner, Sughrue Mion, USA


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