International Conference On Intellectual Property Rights

International Conference On Intellectual Property Rights

 

About The Event

 

The importance of intellectual property in India is well established at all levels- statutory, administrative and judicial. India ratified the agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO). This Agreement, inter-alia, contains an Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) which came into force from 1st January1995. It lays down minimum standards for protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in member countries which are required to promote effective and adequate protection of intellectual property rights with a view to reducing distortions and impediments to international trade.

ASSOCHAM attempts to address issues relating to IPR in all major aspects in a global prospective and some of the major challenges in this discipline the world faced today through our International Conference on Intellectual Property Rights – (Protect the Innovation) on 25th November at Hotel The Royal Plaza, New Delhi to be Inaugurated by Shri D. V. Prasad (I.A.S.), Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India.

The Conference aims to address issues relating to IPR in all major aspects in a global prospective and some of the major challenges in this discipline the world faces today. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with new stakeholders, many of whom you may want to do business with Even though the debate is intense, the setting is relaxed – you’ll have a good  time to mingle. A great opportunity to enjoy the excellent technical programming of the International Conference, designed to provide new learning and networking opportunities. The conference is being held in the background of achieving our ultimate goal of Empowering Business through Knowledge Management in the field of IPR – patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, industrial designs, etc.

A MUST ATTEND EVENT for business owners, new start-up companies,  solo inventors, Attorneys and policy makers  who need to enhance their vision and operational  field  and add new clientage and for those who  intend to  know the critical steps necessary to protect their novel technologies and improvements in a highly competitive global economic environment.

Key Issues

  • To provide a platform for interaction between IP Industry, law firms and IP consultants
  • To provide an interface and enable businesses to resolve IP related issues.
  • Issues pertaining to protection of Intellectual Property Rights and its effective enforcement.
  • Sensitizing Judiciary on adjudication of IP disputes
  • To create a “strong IP ecosystem”
  • Innovation Policy – Patent & Utility Model
  • Challenges faced by Pharma, Food & Beverage, Telecom, Software & Publishing Industry in Protecting IPR
  • Enforcement of the Intellectual Property Rights
  • IP as a Business Issues
  • Strengthening IP Protection – Way Forward


Who Should Attend

  • Chief Executive Officers (CEO's) and Managing Directors
  • Directors of Legal, Management & Research Institutions
  • Research & Development Scientists in IP or IP-related areas
  • Law Attorneys, Patent Agents, Patent Litigators & Managers in different technical domains
  • IP Managers, Professionals in Legal Domain related to various technologies
  • CA's, Legal Heads, Company Secretaries, Finance & Risk Management Groups
  • Trademark Attorneys and representatives of Law firms
  • IP Investors, Patent Agents, Attorneys & IP Consultants
  • Academicians


Eminent Speakers (Invited)

  • Shri D. V. Prasad, (I.A.S.), Joint Secretary, DIPP , Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India
  • Prof. Samir K. Brahmachari, Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • Mr Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Mr P. H. Kurian, IAS, Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India
  • Mr Tabrez Ahmad, Director IP Policy, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt. Ltd
  • Ms Kalpana Reddy, First Secretary for I P, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), U.S. Embassy, India

 

Registration Fees:

Rs. 3,000/- Per Delegate (Discount of 10% for two or more Delegates from same organization). All the Nominations along with participation fee received by 10 November, 2011 shall also attract 10% Discount; Flat 20% discount for ASSOCHAM Members, Industry & Trade Bodies.

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