27-28 February 2020, HYDERABAD (INDIA), Hotel HYATT PLACE

INTERNATIONAL IP SKILLS SUMMIT (IIPSS)

WELCOME TO THE INTERNATIONAL IP SKILLS SUMMIT!

The 5th International IP Skills Summit takes place 27 – 28 February 2020, in India. This year’s conference will draw together 350+ participants to provide meaningful and valuable insights in IP generation as well as managing, protecting, enforcing and monetising intellectual property portfolios. This year’s 3-day main conference will bring together IP practitioners, policy makers, top IP executives, as well as IP experts and investors in a dialogue to address the key challenges and issues facing IP professionals today and provides meaningful and valuable insights into the market.

This year’s conference, in parallel, will host the 3rd “Para IV Litigations and Biosimilars” symposium. The symposium is an ‘only-by-invitation' event, attended by Managing & Senior Partners of US, European Law Firms and IP Heads of Indian pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

IIPSS 2020 highlights include peer-driven, high-quality content, in-depth panel discussions, A-list speakers, 1-to-1 meetings, and an influential group of participants.

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Welcome to the 5th International IP Skills Summit 2020 (IIPSS)

27-28 February 2020, Hotel HYATT PLACE, Hyderabad (INDIA)

IIPSS 2020 AGENDA

Full agenda of keynotes, sessions & workshops

10:00AM - 11:30AM

KEYNOTE SPEECHES

11:30AM - 12:00PM

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

12:00PM - 01:30PMPANEL 1

HOW BEST TO PROTECT, ENFORCE AND EXPLOIT IP IN THE AI AND IOT ERA

01:30PM - 02:30PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

02:30PM - 03:30PMPANEL 2

DRAFTING A PATENT APPLICATION FOR FOREIGN PROSECUTION/ TRENDS IN PROSECUTION

03:30PM - 03:45PM

COFFEE/ TEA BREAK

03:45PM - 05:00PMPANEL 3

TM, DOMAIN NAMES AND BRANDS PROTECTION: SURVIVAL GUIDE AND EMERGING TRENDS

05:00PM - 06:30PMPANEL 4

PROBLEM LANDSCAPING: USING PATENT FOR IDENTIFYING UNDERLYING PROBLEMS IN INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY LANDSCAPE

07:00 PM ONWARDS

NETWORKING COCKTAIL DINNER

10:00AM - 10:45AM

SKILLS NEEDED FOR MAKING A CAREER SHIFT FROM IP TO INNOVATION

10:45AM - 11:00AM

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

11:00PM - 12:30PMPANEL 5

PATENT COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE: STUDYING THE IMPACT ON BUSINESS, TECHNOLOGY AND BOARD ROOM

12:30PM - 01:30PMPANEL 6

COPYRIGHTS PROTECTION AND OPEN SOURCE

01:30PM - 02:30PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

02:30PM - 03:30PM

TOOL VENDOR PRESENTATION

03:00 PM - 0400 PMPANEL 7

IP LICENSING AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFERS: ACCESSING THE IMPACT

04:00PM -04:15PM

COFFEE/ TEA BREAK

04:15PM - 05:30PMPANEL 8

DRAFTING IP CONTRACTS: A PRIMER FOR IP PROFESSIONALS

Panelists & Speakers

  • Morais

    Gustavo

    Morais

    Partner - Dannemann Siemsen

  • Varughese

    Dennies

    Varughese

    Director - Sterne Kessler’s Trial & Appellate Practice Group

  • Upadhye

    Shashank

    Upadhye

    Partner - Upadhye Cwik LLP

  • L. Fedowitz

    Matthew

    L. Fedowitz

    Shareholder - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

  • Nathani

    Zameer

    Nathani

    Sr. VP & General Counsel, UFO Moviez India Limited

  • Patel

    Tayan

    Patel

    Partner – Baker Hostetler

  •  D.Janow

    Jonathan

    D.Janow

    Shareholder - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

  • D. Louwagie

    Nathan

    D. Louwagie

    Attorney, Carlson Caspers

  • Holman

    Dr. Jeff

    Holman

    Partner, Madderns Patent, Australia

  • Tungaturthi

    Dr. Parithosh K.

    Tungaturthi

    Founder, IP Pundit LLC, United States

  • Raghuvanshi

    Dr. Poonam

    Raghuvanshi

    Vice-President & Head - Intellectual Property, Dr. Reddy's

  •  Bilek

    Jennell

    Bilek

    Partner, Carlson Caspers

  • M. Terrebonne

    Dr. Lynn

    M. Terrebonne

    Intellectual Property Principal Attorney - Offit Kurman’s

  • Cupitt

    Philip L.

    Cupitt

    Marks & Clerk LLP, United Kingdom

  • Mannaerts

    Jaap

    Mannaerts

    Partner & Dutch and European Patent Attorney

  • Kratz

    Timothy H

    Kratz

    Partner, Kratz & Barry LLP, United States

  • Tiwary

    Dr. Satish

    Tiwary

    Head – IP, Airbus, India

  • B Thakre

    Dr. Mahendra

    B Thakre

    GM, IPR – Legal, Mylan Laboratories, India

  • Hogan

    Mike

    Hogan

    Principal - Offit Kurman's

  • Binns

    Micheal

    Binns

    Patent Attorney - Parker Poe

  • Korsten

    Mari

    Korsten

    Partner, Dutch & European Patent Attorney

  • Cunning

    Scott

    Cunning

    Trial Attorney - Parker Poe

  • Patil

    Dr. Pradeep

    Patil

    Sr. G.M. - Global IP & Corporate Strategy at Wockhardt Ltd.

  • Atha

    Surajit

    Atha

    Leader, Global Patent Operations, GE India

  • Hunt

    Eric

    Hunt

    Partner - RMMS

  • Ainsworth

    Paul

    Ainsworth

    Director, Sterne Kessler's Trial & Appellate

  • Lakshminarayanan

    R.

    Lakshminarayanan

    G.M. – IPR Management, Samsung R&D - India

  • Verma

    Dr. Rahul

    Verma

    Head – Content Operations, Clarivate Analytics - India

  • Dash

    Debashis

    Dash

    Sr. V.P. & Head IPR - Aurobindo Pharma

  • Sharma

    Nitin

    Sharma

    Patent Attorney, Innovation Management and IP Strategy

  • Subramanian

    Sujith

    Subramanian

    Sr. Manager, IP & Innovation Samsung R&D

  • Molino

    Paul

    Molino

    Founding Partner - RMMS

  • Vasanani

    Dr. Paras

    Vasanani

    Director Business Development, Kashiv Biosciences

  • Bakshi

    Gautam

    Bakshi

    Head - IPM & Patent Counsel, Unichem

  • Raghavan

    Tara

    Raghavan

    Partner - RMMS

  • Nasare

    Dr. Vijay

    Nasare

    AVP - IP, Hetero Labs Ltd.

  • Tripathi

    Debarati

    Tripathi

    Head – Strides Group IP

  • Lerner

    Samantha

    Lerner

    Trial Lawyer - Winston & Strawn LLP

  • Poullaos

    Ivan

    Poullaos

    Partner - Winston & Strawn LLP

  • Seetharamaiah

    Hema

    Seetharamaiah

    Head - Open Source Policy & Compliance, Wipro

  • Rurka

    Maureen

    Rurka

    Partner - Winston & Strawn LLP

  • Goenka

    Lakshmikant

    Goenka

    Founder, Dolcera

  • Mundra

    Dipak

    Mundra

    Global Head - IP & V.P. - Sulphur Mills

  • Kumar

    K Subodh

    Kumar

    IP Filing & Response - TCS

  • Sarkar

    Shubhadip

    Sarkar

    AVP - Global IP & Licensing, Cognizant

  • Desai

    Nirav

    Desai

    Director - Sterne Kessler's Trial & Appellate

Partners/Sponsors

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Testimonials

  • Thank you again for allowing me and my colleagues at Wipro to participate in this excellent conference. Indeed, I was impressed by the organization of the event, the scope and depth of topics, and the knowledge and experience of the panelists and other attendees I certainly look forward to increasing Wipro's participation at next year’s event. This is a great conference, and I congratulate you and your colleagues for its success.

    André Frieden

    André Frieden

    Associate General Counsel | Chief IP Counsel Wipro Limited
  • Thank you very much for your warm welcome at the International IP Skills Summit. It was an honour to speak at the Summit. The International IP Skills Summit was an excellent event, with a wide range of interesting and informative panel discussions. I do hope that you will hold the event again next year.

    Philip L. Cupitt, Ph.D.

    Philip L. Cupitt, Ph.D.

    Partner, European Patent Attorney Finnegan Europe LLP
  • Congrats again for the big success of the conference. The topics were not only well thought but also discussed on the trendy topics and burning issues. It gave a good oversight on India as well as EU & US IP laws.

    Kavitha Gupta

    Kavitha Gupta

    Senior Counsel-APAC Hitachi Consulting
  • Thank you so much for inviting me to the IIPSS. It was a good learning and networking opportunity. I look forward to closer connect with IIPSS, GIIP and the IP community. I look forward to the next IIPSS next year!

    Dr. Jaya Murthy

    Dr. Jaya Murthy

    Manager - Global IPCoE Eaton’s Intellectual Property Center of Excellence

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    IIPSS 2020 Venue

    Hotel HYATT PLACE, HYDERABAD (INDIA)