IIPSS
INTERNATIONAL IP SKILLS SUMMIT (IIPSS)
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STARTUP AND INVENTORS FEST (SIF)
7th-8th SEPTEMBER 2017, HOTEL SHANGRI-LA, BENGALURU

ABOUT INTERNATIONAL IP SKILLS SUMMIT (IIPSS)

IIPSS is an annual gathering of Chief IP Officers, IP Owners, Head of Patents, IP Managers, IP Attorneys, IP Traders, Patent & Trademark Examiners, R&D Managers and Academicians. Inclusivity and collaboration is the key to this event. IIPSS has been curated to meet the following objectives.

To spread awareness effectively among industries, IP enforcement agencies and related organizations in India.
To spread awareness about the economic, social and cultural benefits of IPRs among all sections of society.
To stimulate the generation of IPRs.
To share best practices in implementing the IPR laws.
To facilitate institutional linkages between the Industry and the Enforcement authorities.
To engage in comparative analysis of IPR enforcement techniques.
To learn new techniques for strengthening enforcement of IP laws.
To strengthen and expand human resources, institutions and capacities for teaching, training, research and skill building in IPRs
To spread awareness on Commercialization of IPR and its benefits

IIPSS 2016 witnessed a diverse audience mix of IP Heads, In-house Counsels, IP service providers, private practice lawyers, attorneys and start-ups. IIPSS 2016 received support from all sections of the intellectual property fraternity and the feedback was overwhelming. The 2 days Summit witnessed meaningful panel discussions, unmatched networking opportunities and knowledge sharing. More than 175 delegates attended the Summit representing various International & Domestic Law Firms, Corporate, Tool and Service providers.

IIPSS 2017 to focus on strategic business support, portfolio management, litigation strategy and emerging market challenges and opportunities. Uniquely formatted to address hot topics specific to India, the IIPSS 2017 will go a step further by providing participants rare opportunity to hear directly from a diverse cross-section of the panel representing 4 key jurisdictions. IIPSS 2017 is set to witness very high level of engagement for both IP and non-IP professionals and for one-on-one business meetings and to learn from highly experienced practitioners (Master Class). IIPSS 2017 will have a new look & feel, new opportunities to network, to learn, to celebrate, to connect and to share.

At the IIPSS 2017, you will also witness the 1st Startup and Inventors Fest (SIF). SIF aims to host over 200 technology startups, inventors and other stakeholders involved with them. SIF will attract inventors, young innovators, aspiring entrepreneurs and experts in marketing, legal, product development, financial, and intellectual property from different industries / verticals. SIF will provide an opportune experience to network, learn from the experience & knowledge of experts and explore funding resources from Institutional investors, Venture capital fund, and Strategic investors through the program.

IIPSS 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intellectual Property conference
  • Bringing together IP owners, experts, business leaders and investors
  • Address key challenges and issues faced by companies, start-ups and IP professionals
  • 400+ professionals from over 14 countries expected to attend
  • Industry Networking Platform
  • One-on-one Meetings
  • Connect with Mentors