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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Timothy H. Kratz

Mr. Timothy H. Kratz

Partner
Kratz & Barry
 

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Gregory L. Maurer

Mr. Gregory L. Maurer

Partner
Klarquist Sparkman
 

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Jennifer Chung

Ms. Jennifer Chung

Associate General Counsel
AccuWeather
 

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Event Schedule

Full-day Events with Awesome Speakers

DAY I, 17TH JANUARY 2019, THURSDAY

2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration

Pre Function Area

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Reception Cocktail & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

DAY II, 18TH JANUARY 2019, FRIDAY

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration

Pre Function Area

9:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Scarlet

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

Speakers - 
- Mr. Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand and Anand
- Mr. Keith Bergelt, Chief Executive Officer, Open Invention Network
- 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

Scarlet

Speakers - 
- Mr. Timothy H. Kratz Partner Kratz & Barry Atlanta - The 505(b)(2) pathway and strategies arising therefrom
- 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 - Artificial Intelligence and IP: New Frontiers and Challenges

Scarlet I

Speakers -

- Mr. André Frieden, Chief IP Counsel, Wipro Limited

- Ms.Vanessa Bailey, Senior IP Policy Counsel, Intel Corporation

- Mr. Irfan Modi, Senior IP Attorney, IBM

- Mr. Kapil Choudhury, Corporate Counsel, Autodesk

- Mr. Collin D'mello , IEEE

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session II - Copyright Laws under different Jurisdictions

Scarlet 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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session III - Pharma and Biologics

Scarlet III

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

Breakout Rooms I

- 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
- Dr. Raj S. Davé, President & Founder, Davé Law Group, LLC

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

Scarlet 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

Scarlet 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
- Ms. Aishwarya Joshi, Solution Consultant, Clarivate Analytics
- Dr. Sheetal Chopra, India Lead, Ericsson

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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

Scarlet III

- Conducted by K&S Partners

Speakers -

- Mr. Ravi Bhola, Partner, 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

Breakout Rooms I

- Key trademark issues in licensing and franchising

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

Speakers -
- 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

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

GIPC awards for excellence in IP and Innovation

Scarlet

DAY III, 19TH JANUARY 2019, SATURDAY

9:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Scarlet

Moderator -
- Prof. Prabuddha Ganguli, VISION-IPR, India

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
- Prof. Mei-Hsin Wang, Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry UK, China Biomedical and Technology Application Association
- Mr. Shamnad Basheer, Founder, SpicyIP - Future of IP Law in an age of Artificial Intelligence
- Gerard Owens, International Co-operation, European Patent Office

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

Scarlet

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
- Mr. Munish Sudan, Head-IP and External Research Collaborations, Tata Steel Limited

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

Scarlet I

Moderator -
Vinod Kumar, Founder, Silver Bullet IP Consulting, Inc.

Speakers -
- Mr. Gregory Grissett, Principal, Offit Kurman, Attorneys
- Mr. Rahul Dubey, Innovation Leader, General Electric
- Dr. Shankar MV, Vice President, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session X - Internet of Things: Intellectual Property Issues

Scarlet 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?


Speakers - 

- Mr. Ramachandran Laskshminarayanan, General Manager - IPR, Samsung Electronics
- Dr. Stefan Schohe, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert
- Ms. Jaya Pandeya, Joint Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys
- Mr. Surendra Vyas, Seasoned patent strategy and analysis professional, Visa
- AS Rao, President, Indian Innovators Association

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Scarlet 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

Breakout Rooms I

Speakers-
- Dr. S. K. Murthy, Patent Counsel, Intel
- Mr. Balwant Rawat, Leader for IP and Innovation Management, Mercedes Benz - IP Portfolio Management
- Mr. S. Senthil Kumar, Country Intellectual Property Manager, ABB Global

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

Scarlet 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
- Dr. Oliver Ladendorf, Partner, Kraus&Weisert - The aftermath of the EPO decision Broccoli 2/Tomato 2: amendments to Rule 28 EPC and their implications for plant related inventions in Europe

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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

Scarlet II

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

Speakers - 
- Dr. Vivek Kashyap, Senior Manager, Roche Products Pvt. Ltd.
- Mr. Alpesh Pathak, Global IP Head, Intas Pharma
- Mr. Jay Sitlani, Senior Regulatory Counsel, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research (CDER)

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session XV - Damages and awards for IP Infringements

Scarlet 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

Speaker -
- Mr. Arnold Freeke, IP portfolio manager, Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
- Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Manager, Medreich Ltd.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session XVI - Technology Transfer

Breakout Rooms I

- 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

Speakers -
- Ms. Marcia Coutinho, Content Manager, RoyaltyStat LLC
- Mr. C. R. Jacob, IP Strategist, LexOrbis
- Dr. Hanumanthu Purushotham, Chairman & Managing Director, National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)
- Mr. Harish Chandran Avaronnan, Patent Department Manager, Novozymes South Asia Pvt. Ltd.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Valedictory

Scarlet

  • Shri Jayant Sinha, Hon’ble Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Ministry of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, (TBC)
  • Shri. O P Gupta, IAS, Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (TBC)
  • Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Partner Boehmert & Boehmert, Germany
  • Hari Subramaniam, Managing Partner, Subramaniam & Associates, India
  • Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand and Anand, India
  • Dr. Malathi Lakshmikumaran, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan attorneys
  • Prof. Prabuddha Ganguli, Ceo, VISION-IPR, India

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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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