Agenda

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

Dhanpat Ram Agarwal Hari Subramaniam Pravin Anand V. Lakshmikumaran

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

Aditi Subramaniam M. Lakshmikumaran Pravin Anand Shekhar Guha Vaibhav Khanna

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

Arshad Jamil Gautam Bakshi Timothy H. Kratz

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

A. B. M. Hamidul Mishbah Philip Abraham

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

Hari Subramaniam Markus Engelhard Rowan Joseph Ute Kilger

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

J L Anil Kumar Tarun Khurana Vidya Vikas

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.
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Ms. Komal Kalha, Senior Counsel, United States Patent & TradeMark Office (USPTO)

George J. Barry III Mohan Dewan

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

Heinz Goddar

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

Pranav K Mysore Ravi Bhola Satyam Rathore Saurabh Anand

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

Carl Richard Haarmann Jennifer Chung Venkat Reddy Donthi Reddy

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

Claudia Pappas Stephan Wolke

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

Heinz Goddar Mei-Hsin Wang Ajay Bahadur Singh Panwar

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

Chitra K. Iyer Gregory L. Maurer

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

R. Lakshminarayanan

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

Erik van der Vyver Krishna Chellapilla

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

M. Lakshmikumaran

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.

Anindya Sircar C R Jacob

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

GIPC awards for excellence in IP and Innovation

Grand Ball Room

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