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

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

Speaker - 

Mr. Vaibhav Khanna, Head of Intellectual Property, Sterlite Tech

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

Speaker - 

- Mr. Gautam Bakshi, Head - IPM, Unichem Laboratories Limited - Drug Price Restoration – Hatch – Waxman disputes

Gautam Bakshi

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?

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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session IV - Workshop

Grand Ball Room IV

- Anticipated change in IP trend connected world

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
- Cyber security developments: tracking the emerging threats
- Protecting trade secrets from internal threats by employees
- How to define the right balance between data privacy and innovative ‘smart’ services?

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session VI - Internet of Things: Intellectual Property Issues

Grand Ball Room II

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

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Technical Session VII - Licensing Standard Essential Patents and FRANDS

Grand Ball Room IV

- SEPs and FRAND terms negotiation
- 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

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Session VIII - Trademark Issue, Branding, Franchise

Grand Ball Room III

- Key trademark issues in licensing and franchising

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

IP Gamification

Grand Ball Room

- Conducted by  “thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property GmbH”

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
- Artificial Intelligence: The IP Behind Disruption

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

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break & Networking Session

Pre Function Area

2:00 pm - 3:30 am

Technical Session IX - International exhaustion and parallel Import

Grand Ball Room I

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session X - Critical issues for drafting patents & Claims

Grand Ball Room II

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

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

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 - Theme: 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

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

GIPC awards for excellence in IP and Innovation

Grand Ball Room

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