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

Founding & 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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Erik van der Vyver

Mr. Erik van der Vyver

Partner and Patent Attorney
Von Seidels
 

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Mohan Dewan

Dr. Mohan Dewan

Principal
R K Dewan & Co.
 

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Anindya Sircar

Dr. Anindya Sircar

Intellectual Property Consultant

 

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Event Schedule

Full-day Events with Awesome Speakers

DAY I, 17TH JANUARY 2019, THURSDAY

2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Registration

Pre Function Area

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Inaugural Session

Pre Function Area

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

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Cocktail & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

DAY II, 18TH JANUARY 2019, FRIDAY

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Registration

Pre Function Area

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Plenary Session I - Digital Economy led Innovation and Challenges for IP

Grand Ball Room

- Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: New Tools for the Digital Economy

Moderator - 
- Dr. M. Lakshmikumaran, Director - IPR, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys, India

Speakers - 
- Mr. Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand and Anand
- Mr. Shekhar Guha, Tata Consultancy Services, India
- Ms. Aditi Subramaniam, Associate Principal, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Mr. Vaibhav Khanna, Head of Intellectual Property, Sterlite Tech
- Mr. Neeraj Panchal, Senior General Manager & Head GIPS, John Deere

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Coffee Break & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Plenary Session II - Regulatory Provisions of USFDA for Approval of Pharma & Biosimilar Drugs

Grand Ball Room II

- Rules of USFDA for ANDA applications
- Standards for Manufacturing facilities in India for export of drugs to USA

Speakers - 
- Mr. Timothy H. Kratz Partner Kratz & Barry Atlanta
- Mr. Edward D. Pergament, Pergament & Cepeda LLP - Five Generic Cases
- Mr. Anil Patel, K & L Gates - Forfeiture of 180-day First Filer Exclusivity
- Mr. Arshad Jamil, Biocon - Hatch Waxman Litigations and Biosimilars litigation
- Mr. Gautam Bakshi, Head - IPM, Unichem Laboratories Limited - Drug Price Restoration – Hatch – Waxman disputes

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session I - Custom Regulations for prevention of Piracy & Counterfeiting in International Trade

Grand Ball Room II

- Provisions for US Trade Acts and sanctions under Section 301 and conflict with WTO Rules
- United States International Trade commission (USITC) and important case laws regulating imports of IP intensive goods
- International online piracy; A look at the problem and solution around the world; Role of World Custom Organisation
- USITC Section 337‟s Domestic Industry Requirement

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session II - Copyright Laws under different Jurisdictions

Grand Ball Room II

Navigating Common Copyright Practices in the Creation of Open Educational Resources
- Copyright and Disability: a look at the Marrakesh Treaty
- Applying “Fair use” and “First sale” to Controlled Digital Lending of Copyrighted Books
- What is the role of intermediaries in enforcement of broadcasting rights in Music and sound recording
- Is “Fair use” really fair to IP Honors?

Speakers- 

- Mr. Philip Abraham, Principal, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Mr. A. B. M. Hamidul Mishbah, Managing Partner, Old Bailey Chambers

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session III - Pharma and Biologics

Grand Ball Room IV

- Secondary Medical Use Patents: Application and Enforceability
- Developing strategies for effectively drafting antibody claims in different international jurisdictions
- Antibody and Epitope Claims in the U.S. and Europe
- Focus on the latest privacy regulations and understanding their nexus to life sciences IP

Speakers -

- Mr. Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
- Mr. Rowan Joseph, Patent Attorney, Von Seidels- Focus on the latest privacy regulations and understanding their nexus to life sciences IP
- Ms. Upasana Patel, Partner, Marks & Clerk Singapore LLP - Secondary medical use claims?
- Dr. Markus Engelhard, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert
- Dr. Ute Kilger, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session IV - Critical issues for drafting patents & Claims

Grand Ball Room IV

- Strategies for strengthening your patents based on recent court opinions in the US

Speaker -

- Mr. J L Anil Kumar, Senior Consultant, LexOrbis
- Mr. Tarun Khurana Partner and Patent Attorney Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys
- Ms. Vidya VikasIPR ConsultantTata Consultancy Services

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Break & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session V - Focus on Trade Secrets & Data Protection

Grand Ball Room I

- Investigating global trade secret theft: techniques and tradecraft
- Protecting trade secrets from internal threats by employees
- How to define the right balance between data privacy and innovative ‘smart’ services?

Speakers -
- Dr. Mohan Dewan, Principal, R K Dewan & Co. - Cyber security developments: tracking the emerging threats
- Mr. George J. Barry III Partner Kratz & Barry USA - Investigating global trade secret theft techniques and tradecraft
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Mr. Douglas Graham, CEO, Ideation Inc.
-
Ms. Komal Kalha, Senior Counsel, United States Patent & TradeMark Office (USPTO)

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session VI - Licensing Standard Essential Patents and FRANDS

Grand Ball Room II

- Whether the existing provisions in the Patents Act, 1970 and Anti-Trust legislations, are adequate to address issues related to SEPs and their availability on FRAND terms
- Learning and insight from landscaping study of standard essential patent

Speakers -
- Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar Partner Boehmert & Boehmert Germany - SEPs and FRAND terms negotiation
- Mr. R Parthasarathy, Principal Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session VII - Mock Trial in the Patent Infringement suit in India

Grand Ball Room IV

- Conducted by K&S Partners

Speakers -

- Mr. Ravi Bhola, Partner, K & S Partners
- Mr. Pranav K Mysore, Senior Associate, K & S Partners
- Mr. Saurabh Anand, Senior Associate, K & S Partners
- Mr. Satyam Rathore, Associate, K & S Partners

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session VIII - Trademark Issue, Branding, Franchise

Grand Ball Room III

- Key trademark issues in licensing and franchising

Moderator -
- Dr. Venkat Reddy Donthi Reddy, RVR Associates

Speakers -
- Dr. Björn Bahlmann, Certified IP Lawyer, Boehmert & Boehmert
- Mr. Lynn Bout Lazaro, Kochhar & Co. -Key trademark issues in licensing and franchising
- Ms. Jennifer Chung, Associate General Counsel, AccuWeather
- Dr. Carl-Richard Haarmann, Attorney at Law, Boehmert & Boehmert

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

IP Gamification

Grand Ball Room

- Conducted by  “thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property GmbH”

- Dr. Stephan Wolke, Head of IP & Services, Thyssenkrupp AG, Germany
- Dr. Claudia Pappas, Head - Trademark Dept., Thyssenkrupp AG, Germany

DAY III, 19TH JANUARY 2019, SATURDAY

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Plenary Session III - The Fourth Industrial Revolution and its Implication on IP

Grand Ball Room

How to face the IP challenges related to cyber-physical systems, A.I. (Artificial Intelligence), the IoT (Internet of Things), 3D printing, Cloud Computing, Blockchain networks, automation/robotics, and other emerging Digital Transformation technologies?
- Can Artificial intelligence machine get a patent or be sued?
- Future of IP Law in an age of Artificial Intelligence
- Application of Blockchain Technology in the Practice of IP Law
- Will GDPR block Blockchain?
- Patenting Blockchain services on a Global Scale

Speakers -

- Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar Partner Boehmert & Boehmert Germany
- Mr. Ajay Bahadur Singh Panwar, Mastercard - Artificial Intelligence: The IP Behind Disruption
- Mr. Kapil Chaudhary, Corporate Counsel, Autodesk
- Ms. Mei-Hsin Wang, Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, IPwe
- Mr. Shamnad Basheer, Founder, SpicyIP - Future of IP Law in an age of Artificial Intelligence

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Break & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Plenary Session IV - Role of Intellectual Property in Make in India & startups – Transformation through IP

Grand Ball Room

Startups & IP
- Make in India & IPR Regime
- Utility Model and grass root Innovation – Need for Change in Law in India
- What to know about patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and data as a blockchain startup

Speakers -
- Mr. Gregory L. Maurer, Partner, Klarquist Sparkman - Controlling Patent Prosecutions Costs Globally
- Ms. Chitra K. Iyer, Head of Philips Intellectual Property & Standards - India, Royal Philips
- Speaker from Krishna & Saurastri Associates
- Speaker from Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

2:00 pm - 3:30 am

Technical Session IX - Innovations in the Automobile Industry

Grand Ball Room I

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session X - Licensing Standard Essential Patents and FRANDS

Grand Ball Room II

Collision of Patents on IoT
- How to Avoid Such Incidents
- What makes an IoT patent valuable?
- Importance of IP for the Successful Evolution of IoT
- IP issues in handling IOT that generates Big Data
- What are the challenges in protecting IoT inventions?

Speaker - 

- Mr. R. Lakshminarayanan, General Manager - IPR, Samsung Electronics

- Ms. Jaya Pandeya, Joint Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session XI - Critical Issues on patenting of Software under different Jurisdictions

Grand Ball Room III

- The patentability of software globally
- Masterclass: Best practices for protecting software IP
- Aligning open source software and patents
- Software patent monetisation: the risks and opportunities
- The current state of IP in the software landscape

Speakers -

- Érik van der Vyver, Von Seidels - Masterclass: Best practices for protecting software IP
- Krishna Chellapilla, IP Consultant, Tata Consultancy Services

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session XII - I-HIPP Session

Grand Ball Room IV

- IP Portfolio Management

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Break & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session XIII - Plant Variety, Seed sovereignty & Genetic Engineering

Grand Ball Room I

Harvesting innovation in agriculture – patents and more
- Seed sovereignty, Bio diversity, and plant varieties & farmers rights
- With special to B. T. Cotton seed technology
- Controversies relating to patenting of microorganism & genetically modified seeds. – Diamond vs Chakraborty

Speaker - 

- Dr. M. Lakshmikumaran, Director - IPR, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys, India

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session XIV - Geographical Indication

Grand Ball Room II

- GI Issues for Tea Industries - How GI can help or hinder export competiveness of developing countries specific ref. to Darjeeling tea & other similar products of Tea Industry
- Ongoing WTO Negotiations

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session XV - Damages and awards for IP Infringements

Grand Ball Room III

- Awards of Damages in IP cases in Germany
- Awards of Damages in IP cases in Netherlands
- Awards of Damages in IP cases in Finland, Sweden and Denmark
- Awards of Damages in IP cases – Baltic perspective
- Awards of Damages in IP cases in India & US

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session XVI - Technology Transfer

Grand Ball Room IV

- Merger, Acquisition and IP
- Negotiating Strategy
- Royalty Determination
- Who owns IP on Technological Development after the transfer of Technology

Moderator -
- Dr. Anindya Sircar, Intellectual Property Consultant

Speaker -
- Ms. Marcia Coutinho, Content Manager, RoyaltyStat LLC
- Mr. C. R. Jacob, IP Strategist, LexOrbis
- Mr. Harish Chandran Avaronnan, Patent Department Manager, Novozymes South Asia Pvt. Ltd.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

GIPC awards for excellence in IP and Innovation

Grand Ball Room

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Location

Bengaluru is the capital of India\'s southern Karnataka state. The center of India\'s high-tech industry, the city is also known for its parks and nightlife.

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Transport

Kempegowda International Airport is an international airport serving Bangalore. You may avail the services of an Ola and Uber..

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The center of India\'s high-tech industry, the city is also known for its parks and nightlife.

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