Shaastra: Law Tech Conference @ IIT Madras [Jan 4, Chennai]: Registrations Open

About the Conference

Shaastra, IIT Madras in collaboration with Anand & Anand is delighted to present to you to the Law Tech Conference 2019.

Growing out of the increasing intersection between Law and Tech, the LawTech conference promises to serve as a platform to enlighten those interested in the emerging field. The LawTech Conference is all set to be a great learning experience to participants active in both, law and tech fields.

With a wide array of events such as workshops, panels, lectures are more, the Conference will cover the use of advanced technologies such as Artificial intelligence, Blockchain and Law-bots for assisting lawyers and to also help entrepreneurs and inventors with laws on intellectual property and patents. With this extensive coverage, the conference promises to be a platform for learning and networking for people from these varied yet interconnected fields.

Presenting Sponsor

The presenting sponsor for the Law Tech Conference is Anand & Anand. With a client base of several large multinational companies, they have been ranked among the top tier intellectual property firms in Asia.

Conference open to

● Lawyers and Law students
● Innovators and Startups in Law Tech
● Engineers and inventors interested in patenting

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Schedule of the Conference
Time Event Topic Confirmed Speaker(s)
09:00 AM – 10:00 AM Introductory Lecture Welcome to the conference and a brief sum up of the events in the conference. Rohan George
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Lecture Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Smart Contracts:
1. What is Blockchain and distributed ledger system?
2. How can it help lawyers and clients?
3. Do smart contracts have questionable legal status?
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM Panel Discussion Artificial Intelligence & Governance:
1. What are the laws governing machines and AI?
2. Who is liable for crimes committed by AI & bots?
3. Standards for IoT.
Prof. Feroz Ali
1) Sachin Malhan
2) Chittu Nagarajan
3) Shashank Bijapur
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM Networking Lunch
02:15 PM – 03:15 PM Lecture Future of Legal-Tech:
1. What are the current technologies which are enhancing law?
2. Rise of Lawbots.
3. What does the future hold?
Hrishikesh Datar
03:30 PM – 05:30 PM Demo Hands-on online Patenting:
Demonstration of online platforms where engineers and inventors can freelance as a Patent Agent followed by live exercises for the participants.
Prof. Feroz Ali & Team


Conference Venue & Date

January 04, 2019
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

Registration Fee: INR 499.

Register by using the following link.



Hardhik B Jhurani
+91 79890 61349

Charishma Takkallapalli
+91 98408 91737

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Law Tech Conference, IIT Madras

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