Patents in a Knowledge Economy - 2011-A focus on Managing IP Risk & Strategy for Business LeadersWednesday, 12th October 2...
Patents in a Knowledge Economy - 2011                                                                    -A focus on Manag...
SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIESDavid Hill, is a partner with Finnegan,Henderson,Farabow,Garrett &              Rajeev Gupta, Ph.D., is...
"Our clients come to us with some of the most innovative ideas on the planet.                                             ...
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  1. 1. Patents in a Knowledge Economy - 2011-A focus on Managing IP Risk & Strategy for Business LeadersWednesday, 12th October 2011 | Hotel Chancery Pavilion, Residency Road, Bangalore
  2. 2. Patents in a Knowledge Economy - 2011 -A focus on Managing IP Risk & Strategy for Business LeadersFinnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P., one of the Dr. Anindya Sircar Unlocking and monetizing the value of your patent portfoliolargest law firms in the world focusing solely on U.S. intellectual AVP and Head, Intellectual Property Management Cell, Infosys Limitedproperty law, in association with Innomantra Consulting Private Identifying valuable patents and extracting value from themLimited, a niche Innovation and Intellectual Property Management 10:30 a.m. - Session Oneconsulting firm, will host a one day workshop. 03:30 p.m. - Tea Break Art of building a comprehensive intellectual property (IP) strategy &The workshop will focus on the importance of managing intellectual managing IP risk 03:45 p.m. - Session Fourproperty risk and strategy in todays global economy, highlight issuesand concerns related to risk in intellectual property protection and Building strategies that closely align with a company’s business Understanding claims from both sides of the patentenforcing intellectual property rights in the U.S and several other goals, such as keeping competitors away, gaining access to the infringement fencecountries. The speakers are professionals with many years of technology of others or generating licensing revenueexperience in patent portfolio development, business strategies, patent Practical tips for strengthening your patents or identifyingprocurement, and patent litigation. The workshop will include Methods of effectively managing IP risk weaknesses in your competitor’s intellectual propertyinteractive sessions, engaging audience participation and case studiesto reinforce key concepts. 11:15 a.m. - Tea Break 04:30 p.m. - Session FiveProgramme Chairperson: Dr. Shantha Shankar 11:30 a.m. - Session Two Best practices of creating IP eco-system within an organizationHead - Patents & Technology (Research) Obtaining valuable IP protection with Special discussion on U.S. How world class companies create IP eco-system and invest wisely.Workshop Flow Patent Reforms09:00 a.m. - Registration Technology companies - best practices to build from basics09:30 a.m. - Inaugural Session Importance of strategic planning to obtain valuable IP protection 5:00 p.m. - Closing remarksKeynote address by: 01:00 p.m. - Lunch BreakMr. David Hill To whom: CEOs, CXOs, Presidents, Vice Presidents, GeneralPartner, Finnegan,Henderson,Farabow,Garrett & Dunner, 01:45p.m. - Session Three Managers, Strategic Planners, Senior IP Attorneys & IP ProfessionalsL.L.P., Washington,DC (USA) and leaders / administrators from Business, Government and AcademiaPresident, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  3. 3. SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIESDavid Hill, is a partner with Finnegan,Henderson,Farabow,Garrett & Rajeev Gupta, Ph.D., is an attorney with Finnegan, Henderson,Dunner, L.L.P., in Washington,DC.has a diverse practice that includes Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P., in Washington, DC. Dr. Guptapatent and trademark litigation, prosecution, licensing negotiations, Focuses his practice on patent litigation in the district courts and the ITC,dispute resolution, and portfolio management. Mr. Hill has particular strategic patent prosecution, and client counseling, with a considerableexperience in the mechanical and electrical arts and has also been expertise in diverse areas pertaining to telecommunications, optics,extensively involved with a wide range of trademark matters. He has semiconductors, and nano devices. Dr. Gupta is an alumni of Indianprepared many opinions on complex legal and technical issues. His Institute of technology (IIT) and also served as a physicist at the Nationallitigation experience includes numerous patent infringement trials and Institute of Standards and Technology, prior to entering the legalappeals, Section 337 unfair import investigations before the U.S. profession. Dr. Gupta can be reached at Trade Commission, and trademark and unfair competitionmatters in state and federal courts. He has also served as an expertwitness, as an arbitrator in several matters for the American ArbitrationAssociation, and has acted as a mediator. He currently serves as thepresident of American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).Mr. Hill can be reached at K. Sharma is a partner with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Lokesh V, Managing Director, Innomantra Consulting Private LimitedGarrett & Dunner, L.L.P., in Washington, DC. Mr. Sharma practices all brings 17 years of professional experience in intellectual propertyaspects of patent law, with a particular focus on district court and section management, innovation and new product development. Prior to337 (ITC) patent litigation, as well as strategic client counseling, Innomantra, he led innovation and intellectual property activities atMr. Sharmas practice has covered many technology areas, including Larsen & Toubro. He began his career with the Medical Equipment andmedical devices, neurosurgery navigation systems, locomotives, engine Systems Group at L&T where he spent 12 years in mechanical designafter-treatment systems, multi-wire cable fabrication, semiconductor and development. Lokesh, a Mechanical Engineer, has an MBA fromprobe card assemblies, DRAM, well-site drilling equipment, and Symbiosis, Pune and PG Diploma in IP Law Rights from National Lawconsumer appliances and electronics. Mr. Sharma can be reached at School of India University (NLSIU). Lokesh has chaired and as speaker in several Innovation & IPR conferences & seminars and contributed to academia as guest faculty at several institutions. He can be reached at
  4. 4. "Our clients come to us with some of the most innovative ideas on the planet. Innomantra Consulting Private Limited is a one-stop hub for full range of innovation and Intellectual property But innovation alone is not enough. Every good idea needs a champion." management solutions. Innomantra provides end-to-end solutions for clients focused on building a -Rich Racine, Chairman competitive position through innovation. We assist our clients in nurturing and managing product innovations and intellectual property in a systematic and effective manner. The worlds leading corporations and innovators have entrusted us with their most valuable assets for 45 years. They rely on our legal , technical, and scientific experience. And they understand we not only speak Main areas of expertise are their language-but we know how to listen, too. Thats the first fact you need to know about Finnegan and (a) Innovation Management (b) Intellectual Property Management (c) New Product Management there are many We design processes and build specific interventions based on client needs, organizational priorities and • More than 375 lawyers focused on intellectual property environment to create a transformational organization through innovation. We have pioneered and • 280 professionals registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office developed the powerful functional innovation toolkit, Innomatics™, which can boost innovation capabilities • 11,000 U.S. patent applications filled in a three-year period of individuals and organizations. • Involved in 400+ district court litigations in past five years • North American Full Service IP Law Firm of the Year, 2008-2011 (Managing Intellectual Property) As technologists with expertise in intellectual property, we are better equipped to understand and handle the • #1 Band Law Firm for Intellectual Property (Chambers USA, 2007-2011) innovation needs of companies in various sectors. We offer the whole gamut of services for Intellectual Property that include process audit, policy & process setup, portfolio management, IP valuation, licensing, Our clients businesses and IP assets are global, and protection of these assets in increasingly challenging. research, registration & protection and education. We believe that organizations can establish a sustainable With offices around the world and decades of experience assisting multinational companies, Finnegan has competitive position through continuous innovation. This can be achieved through an ecosystem that the resources and expertise to formulate and execute global strategies. Were located in research and nurtures creativity, a customer focused product development approach and effective management of technology centers such as Atlanta, Georgia; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Palo Alto, California; and intellectual property. Reston, Virginia. We regularly appear on our clients behalf in courts throughout the U.S. and before regulatory and administrative agencies in Washington, DC. We also have offices in the key global markets Innomantra™ also has strong partnerships with established European and US consulting firms, with vast of Brussels, Shanghai, Taipei, and Tokyo. Our professionals are multilingual and multicultural, and they experience in the field of innovation. Innomantra™ also works jointly with finest organisations like work with clients in real time round the clock and around the world. CogniStreamer®(Belgium), Cambridge Intellectual Property Private Limited(UK), Inpaqt™(Netherlands) Note: To make the workshop effective in delivering its objective, the Contact for registrations: Rakesh participation will be limited to 40 participants. To avoid disappointment, Innomantra Consulting Private Limited Delegate Fee* organizations are advised to register their nominations at the earliest. +91 9342119667 / +91 0821 2414556 Head Office: Level 9, Raheja Towers M.G. Road, Bangalore - 560 001, India Email :, ` 7500/- (all inclusive) • The fees is for workshop documentation and the days lunch. Regd Office: 16/1, Faraday Labs, 2nd Main, 2nd Stage , Gokulum, Mysore - 570 002, India