2nd IP Conclave & IPTSE Awards 2020 by ASSOCHAM [Aug 19, Online]: Registrations Open

ASSOCHAM 2nd IP Conference

ASSOCHAM is organising  2nd IP Conclave & IPTSE Awards 2020: Nurturing the Next Generation of Innovators through IP on Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM via online mode.


Inaugural Session & Winner Announcement

Duration: 2 pm-3 pm

The way forward: To nurture the next generation of innovators through IP

Welcome Address & Introductory Remarks

Ms. Sheetal Chopra, Chair – ASSOCHAM IPR Council & GM-IPR Policy, Ericsson

Special Address

Mr. A. K. Mittal, Advisor, TSDSI

Industry Address

Ms. Monica Magnusson, Vice President – IPR, Ericsson

Winners Announcement and Winners Speak

Chief GuestAddress

Shri O. P. Gupta, Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, Intellectual Property India

Closing Remarks and Vote of Thanks

Mr. Safir Anand, Co-Chair – ASSOCHAM IPR Council & Sr. Partner, Anand and Anand

Panel Discussion

1. Evolving Innovation Landscape: Role of Innovation – Opportunities and Challenges

Duration: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Robust Innovation Ecosystem is need of the hour due to evolving trends in Innovation. This objective should be pursued with sustained high-level policy attention.

This panel discussion aims to discuss what IP policy reforms will require to facilitate next generation of innovators due to evolving Innovation Landscape. Other key topics are mentioned below:

  • Capturing the Economic Value of Innovation
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • Coping with challenges through top level of IP Regime

Moderator: Representative from financial Express*

Special Address: Dr. Parveen Arora, Adviser/Sc-G & Head, CHORD Division, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India (5 min)

Panelists (10 mins each)

  1. Chitra Iyer, Co-Chair, ASSOCHAM IPR Council & Head IP Licensing, Philips
  2. Rajeev O Gupta, IP Head, JIO
  3. Shilpi Jha, Sr. Counsel, USPTO
  4. Kalindee Mehta, Group Counsel, SAP India

Expert views by

  1. Nishant Sharma, Lead Counsel, Dolby Laboratories(5min)
  2. Yogesh Pai, NLU(5min)
  3. Yet to identify
  4. Yet to identify

2. IP Market Expansion: Need a robust IPR ecosystem

Duration: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Stronger IPRs seem to encourage FDI in production and R&D, encourage international tech transfer through market-based channels and encourage domestic innovation.

IP ecosystem is not just easily accessible and efficiently administered, but that it keeps pace with the new challenges that are faced by the users and owners of IP.

This panel session aims to focusing on awareness, generation of IPRs, commercialization, enforcement, human capital development, legal and legislative reforms, and management of IPRs.

Moderator: Mr. Urban Fjellestad, Head of Marketing and Communication, Ericsson

Special Address: Mr. N. R. Meena, Deputy Controller General of Patents & Designs, Intellectual Property India (5 min)


  1. Safir Anand, Co-Chair – ASSOCHAM IPR Council & Sr. Partner, Anand and Anand(10min)
  2. Hemang Shah, Co Chair – ASSOCHAM IPR Council & Sr. Engineer IPR, Qualcomm(10min)
  3. Sumit Kapoor, GBR Manager, Amazon APAC(10min)
  4. Yet to Identify

Expert views

  1. S. K. Murthy, Patent Counsel, Intel India
  2. Ashish Bhardwaj, Dean, Jindal Global School
  3. Yet to identify
  4. Yet to identify


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ASSOCHAM 2nd IP Conclave & IPTSE Awards 2020

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