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Global IP Convention, 2011

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 08, 2011 04:04 AM
The Global IP Convention, 2011 is being held at the Lalit Ashok Hotel in Bangalore from 28 to 30 April 2011.

Institute of International Trade and Sughrue are the knowledge partners, Thomson Reuters, Licensing Executives Society India and Society of Indian Law Firms are the supporting organisers, and the sponsors include Bird & Bird, Finnegan, watermark, MOS AID, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, Philips, Kilburn & Strode, Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan, Questel, SCOPE, EVALUESERVE, STN, DoW, United Phosphorus Limited, Yahoo India, Indian Oil, DANIEL, Global IP Services, Jitendra Intellectual Property, Novel Patent Services Limited and resurgentindia. CIPA, iam, World Trademark Review, manupatra, Lex Witness and LexisNexis Butterworths Wadhwa are the media partners. The event is convened by Tata Consultancy Services and Intangible Business.


  • Narendra K. Sabharwal, Former Deputy Director General [World Intellectual Property Organization]
  •  Chid Iyer, Partner [Sughrue Mion PLLC, USA]
  •  Michael R. Dzwonczyk, Partner [Sughrue Mion, PLLC, USA]
  •  Jay Lytle, Partner [Sughrue Mion PLLC, USA]
  •  Susan Pan, Partner [Sughrue Mion PLLC, USA]
  •  Alban Kang, Managing Partner [ATMD Bird & Bird LLP, Singapore]
  • Anand K. Sharma , Partner [Finnegan, USA]
  • Dr. Raj Gupta, Partner [Finnegan, USA]
  • Richard Baddeley, Principal [Watermark, Australia]
  • Thayne Forbes, Joint Managing Director [Intangible Business, UK]
  • Ralph J. Gabric, Partner [Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, USA]
  • Nicholas G. de la Torre, Partner [Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, USA]
  • Manish Mehta, Partner [Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, USA]
  • Rana Gosain, Senior Partner [Daniel Advogados, Brazil]
  • Nick Lee, Partner [Kilburn & Strode LLP, UK]
  • Ravi Srinivasan, Partner [JA Kemp & Co. UK]
  • Paul Teng, Partner [COOPER & DUNHAM LLP, USA]
  • Richard Liu, Regional IP Director, Asia Pacific [Yahoo!]
  • Pravin Anand, Managing Partner [Anand and Anand]
  • V Lakshmi Kumaran, Founder and Managing Partner [Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan]
  • N. L. Mitra, Senior Partner [FoxMandal Little]
  • Dr. Rahul Verma, Assistant Vice President [Evalueserve]
  • Deepak Maheshwari, Director - Corporate Affairs [Microsoft]
  • S K Murthy, Patent Counsel [Intel India]
  • Vinod Kumar, Sr. Director, Business Development *TBC [MOSAID Technologies Inc., Canada]
  • Terry Ludlow, Founder and CEO [Chipworks, Canada]
  • Benjamin C. Adams, Director - Legal and Intellectual Property [Nokia]
  • Alex Jamal, Director-Patent Licensing [Ericsson Group]
  • Dr. Pinaki Ghosh, Head IP [Infosys Technologies Ltd]
  • Dr. Viswanathan Seshan, Country Manager -IP&S India [Philips Electronics India Ltd.]
  • Chandra Bajagur, Head- IP [Shell Technology India Private Ltd]
  • Dr. Aravind Chinchure, Head-IP [Reliance Industries Ltd.]
  • Dr. Anindya Sircar, Head – IP [Infosys Technologies Ltd]
  • Dr. Arun Kumar Kashyap, Chief Research Manager – IPR [Indian Oil Corporation Ltd]
  • Anup Kacker, General Manager (IP) [Indian Oil Corporation Ltd]
  • T C James, Director [National Intellectual Property Organisation]
  • Dr. Samiran Mahapatra, Open Innovation Director- Asia [Hindustan Unilever Limited]
  • Dr. A.S. Narayan [Unilever Research Center]
  • Dinesh Jotwani, President, National Bar Association of India [National Bar Association of India]
  • Santanu Mukherjee, Lead IPR Attorney [Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd.]
  • Neeraj Panchal, Senior Manager – IP [John Deere]
  • Murthy Kotra, General Manager, Technical Information Services [Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd.]
  • Arun Bhardwaj, Director – Business Development [Dell Global]
  • Dr. Raghunadh Vajjula, IP Analyst [GE India Technology Center]
  • Anubha Sharma, Senior Legal Counsel and Head-IP [Bharti Enterprises]
  • Dawn Jos, Patent Strategy Coordinator- Asia [Texas Instruments]
  • Dr. Pradeep V Desai, Principal Consultant [Tata Consultancy Services]
  • Faiz ur Rahman, Manager – IP [Wipro Technologies]
  • Ayan Roy Chowdhury, Senior Manager - Legal & IP [Sony Entertainment Television]
  • Stephen Mathias, Partner [Kochhar & Co]
  • Lokesh V, Founder and CEO [Innomantra Consulting]
  • Lakshminarayanan R, IPR Specialist [Nokia]
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sigram Schindler, CEO [TELES AG Informationstechnologien, Germany]
  • Navneet K Bhushan, Founder Director [Crafitti Consulting Pvt Ltd]
  • Hasit Seth, Director [Coofluence]
  • Mohammad S. Rahman [Rahman LLC, USA]
  • Sunil Abraham, Executive Director [Centre for Internet and Society]
  • Dr. Vijay Soni, Executive Vice President-IP [Glenmark Generics Inc]
  • Dr. Balu Gupta, Vice President - Patent Estate [Dr. Reddy's Laboratories]
  • Dr. Rajiv Saha, General Manager, IP *TBC [Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd]
  • Gautam Bakshi, Head – Corporate Intellectual Property [PROMED Research Centre]
  • Dr. Swati Bal-Tembe, Vice President [Piramal Life Sciences Ltd]
  • Dr. Alpesh Pathak, Head- API Patent Cell [Alembic Research Center]
  • Ashwini Sandu , Senior GM- IPR [United Phosphorus Ltd]
  • Jayanthi M, Senior Executive – IPM [Intas Biopharmaceuticals Ltd]
  • Dinesh Pillai, CEO [Mahindra Special Services Group]

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