CIIPC’s 2nd Roundtable on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition [1-2 July, Bangalore]: Registration Open

About the Roundtable

The CIIPC conducts the Annual Roundtable on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition to offer a forum for members of the academia, policy makers, industry stakeholders and academically minded practitioners to engage on emerging issues at the interface of innovation, intellectual property & competition law and policy.

The First Annual Roundtable on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition, held last year in New Delhi, was well attended.

This time around, we look forward to continuing this dialogue through open and nuanced discussions around the relevant and contentious issues concerning this area of law and economic policy, with special emphasis on recent developments in India.

Draft Agenda

Day 1: July 1, 2017 (Saturday)

10:30 – 10:45 am: Registration

10:45 – 10:55 am: Welcome Remarks by Prof. (Dr) Ranbir Singh, Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Delhi

10:55- 11:00 am – About the Second Annual Roundtable, Yogesh Pai, Co-Director, CIIPC, National Law University, Delhi

Session I [11:00 – 12:30 pm]: Innovation Policy: What can it Teach IP Policy-Making in India?

Moderator: Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer, Founder, Spicy IP and Honorary Professor Nirma University

Subhashish Gangopadhyay, Founder and Research Director India Development Foundation

Chirantan Chatterjee, Assistant Professor, Indian School of Business

Anil K Gupta, IIM Ahmadabad and Founder Honeybee Network [via video link]

Shubha Ghosh, Crandall Melvin Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law[via video link]

Ananth Padmanabhan, Fellow, Carnegie India

Lunch Break [12:30- 1:30 pm]

Session II [1:30 – 3:00 pm]: Role of IP and Competition Policy in Technology Markets: Business and Industry Perspectives

Moderator: Prof. Jay P. Kesan, Director, Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

Atul Jain, Consultant- Legal, Intex Technologies (India) Ltd.

​Sheetal Chopra, IPR Advocacy, Ericsson India Ltd.

S.K. Murthy, Patent Counsel, Intel Corporation India

Latonia Gordon, Director of Standards Policy, Microsoft

Kirti Gupta, Director, Economic Strategy, Qualcomm

Coffee Break [3:00- 3:30pm]

Session III [3:30 – 5:00 pm] Patent Remedies in a state of flux: Principles and Practice

Moderator: Hon’ble Ms. Justice Prathiba Singh, Delhi High Court

Dr. Shamnad Basheer, Founder, Spicy IP, and Honorary Professor Nirma University

Sandeep Rathod, Assistant General Counsel, Mylan Laboratories Limited

Rafal Sikorski, Senior Partner, SMM Legal, Poznań

Feroz Ali, IPR Chair Professor at IIT Madras

Bitika Sharma, Partner, Singh & Singh Law Firm LLP

Reception: 6:15 – 7:00 pm and Dinner: 7:45 – 10:00 pm

Introductory Remarks (National Law University, Delhi) [7:00 – 7:15 pm]: Prof. (Dr) Ranbir Singh Vice Chancellor NLU, Delhi

Special Address [7:15 – 7:55 pm]: “India’s Evolving IP Jurisprudence – Indigenous, Ingenious or Both?”

– Hon’ble Ms. Justice Prathiba Singh, Delhi High Court

Vote of Thanks [7:55 – 8:00 pm]: Dr. Arul George Scaria, Co-Director, CIIPC

Day 2: July 2, 2017 (Sunday)

Session IV [9:00 – 10:30 am] IP and Competition Law in India: Regulatory and Judicial Interventions

Moderator: Mr. Augustine Peter, Hon’ble Member CCI

Geeta Gouri, Former Member, Competition Commission of India

Anand Pathak, Partner, P&A Law Offices, New Delhi

Prashant Reddy, Yong Pung How Research Associate, ARCIALA, Singapore Management University

Vaibhav Gaggar, Gaggar Associates

Kailas Karthikeyan, Policy Consultant and Attorney, Gestalt Consulting and Research, New Delhi

Coffee Break [10:30- 11:00pm]

Session V [11:00 – 12:30 pm]: Standard-Essential Patents: Adjudicating FRAND in India from a Comparative Perspective

Moderator: Prof. (Dr.) T. Ramakrishna, Chair Professor (IPR), NLSIU, Bangalore

Jay P. Kesan, Director, Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

Jorge Contreras, Associate Professor, The University of Utah

Rajiv Kr. Choudhry, Co-Founder RHA Legal

J. Sai Deepak, Chambers of J. Sai Deepak

Closing Lunch [12:30 – 1:30 pm]

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