CII - Patents in the Innovation Economy 2012 - V 2.0, Chennai, India


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The Confederation of Indian Industry, Chennai, TN in association with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP (USA)- One of largest law firm in the world focusing solely on U.S. intellectual property law and Innomantra Consulting Private Limited, India – A niche Innovation and Intellectual Property Management Consulting company presenting One day workshop on theme Patents in the Innovation Economy 2012 -Art of Strategically Creating and Managing Patents for Global Market The workshop will focus on the importance of managing intellectual property risk and strategy in today’s innovation economy, and highlight issues and concerns related to risk in intellectual property protection and enforcing intellectual property rights in the U.S. and several other countries. The speakers are global professionals with years of experience in patent portfolio development, business strategies, patent procurement, and patent litigation. The workshop will include interactive sessions, engaging audience participation, and case studies to reinforce key concepts.

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CII - Patents in the Innovation Economy 2012 - V 2.0, Chennai, India

  1. 1. patents in the innovation economy 2012 21 september 2012, friday hotel itc park sheraton chennai | |
  2. 2. a workshop on “patents in the innovation economy”Workshop Flow 11.30 a.m. | Tea Break 03.30 p.m. | Tea Break9.00 a.m. | Registration 11.45 a.m. | Session Two 03.45 p.m. | Session Four Obtaining valuable IP protection Best practices of creating IP9.30 a.m. | Inaugural and Keynote Address ecosystem within an organization This session will be interactive, engagingKeynote Speaker: Ms. Kalpana Reddy the participants with exercises focused on This session will provide practical examples forIP attaché, U.S. Consulate, India identifying key concepts and inquiries to be implementing an IP strategy. Topics will include:10.00 a.m. | Session One made in obtaining valuable patents. An approach based on strategic planning and • How world class organizations create IPArt of building a comprehensive IP effective management is critical to obtaining ecosystems and invest wiselystrategy and effective management of IP valuable patents. • Technology startups / Individuals – Best practicesThis session will focus on the importance of to build from scratch ( examples of how companiesbuilding a comprehensive IP strategy that is 01.00 p.m. | Lunch Break managed and won court cases against large firms,aligned with a company’s business goals. like the ‘Intermittent Wiper – Case against FordBuilding a successful strategy requires 01.45 p.m. | Session Three (Movie –Flash of genius)knowing the answers to some key questions: Understanding claims from both • Driving innovation through a patent system within sides of the patent infringement fence• What makes patents valuable? an organization This session will highlight key factors that• What role do patents play in achieving • Most common mistakes and finer points impact the breadth and scope of patent key business goals? claims. Participants will learn about some• What are the key strategic planning inquiries of the common errors in patent application to make to build a successful IP strategy? drafting and prosecution of patent applications,• What are the “new” issues (e.g., NPEs, and learn how to avoid making the mistakes Industry Standards, America Invents Act) that detract from a patent’s value. in patent strategy?
  3. 3. About the Workshop Speaker BiographiesFinnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett Dunner, LLP, Rajeev Gupta, Ph.D., is an Lokesh V is Managingone of the largest law firms in the world focusing attorney with Finnegan Director with Innomantrasolely on U.S. intellectual property law, in association in Washington, DC. Dr. Consulting Private Limitedwith Innomantra Consulting Private Limited, India a Gupta focuses his practice in Bangalore India. Heniche innovation and IP consulting firm, Confederation on patent litigation in the brings over twenty yearsof Indian Industry (CII), and Tamil Nadu Technological district courts and the ITC, of experience in the areasTechnology Development Promotion Center will host strategic patent prosecution, of design, innovation, anda one-day workshop. and client counseling, with intellectual property. He a considerable expertise in leads the Intellectual PropertyThe workshop will focus on the importance of diverse areas pertaining to Management vertical atintellectual property in today’s global economy, and telecommunications, optics, semiconductors, Innomantra. Mr. Lokesh can be reached athighlight issues and concerns related to protecting and nanodevices. Dr. Gupta can be reached at Lokeshv@innomantra.comand enforcing intellectual property rights in the United The speakers are professionals with years ofexperience in patent portfolio development, business Anand K. Sharma is a partner Kalpana Reddy is the Firststrategies, patent procurement, and patent litigation. with Finnegan in Washington, Secretary for Intellectual DC. Mr. Sharma practices all Property in the U.S. EmbassyThe workshop will be divided into several sessions, aspects of patent law, with in New Delhi. She promotescovering a wide range of topics concerning creating a particular focus on district high standards of intellectualand managing IP. The speakers will offer their court and Section 337 (ITC) property protection andperspective on successful strategies in patent patent litigation, as well as enforcement, as well asprocurement and enforcement, understanding strategic client counseling. cooperation between the U.S.the importance of patent claims and building and Mr. Sharma can be reached at and South Asian governmentsimplementing successful IP strategies. The workshop on such matters.will include interactive sessions, engaging audienceparticipation.
  4. 4. www.finnegan.comInnomantra Consulting is a niche consulting firm offering complete Finnegan is one of the world’s largest IP law firms. The firm has U.S.range of innovation and Intellectual property management solutions. offices in Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Cambridge, MA; Palo Alto,Innomantra® provides end-to-end solutions for client companies focused CA; and Reston, VA. The firm’s four international offices are locatedon building a competitive position through innovation. Innomantra® in Brussels, Shanghai, Taipei, and Tokyo. We have nearly 400 lawyersassists clients in nurturing and managing product innovations and focused on IP—plus an additional 600 professionals and support staff,intellectual property in a systematic and effective manner. including patent agents, legal assistants, and research and information technology specialists.Innomantra’s offerings span the entire spectrum of innovationmanagement ranging from promoting a climate and culture of innovation, For more than 45 years, Finnegan has provided IP legal services to bothFront End of Innovation and to the phase where commercialization of large and emerging companies with valuable IP. The firm practices allproducts and generation of Intellectual property takes place. Innomantra aspects of patent and trademark law, including counseling, prosecution,has strong partnerships with established European and US consulting licensing, contested patent office proceedings, and litigation. Wefirms, with vast experience in the field of innovation and IP. Innomantra® also represent clients on IP issues related to portfolio management,also works jointly with leading organizations like CogniStreamer® international trade and export control, the Internet, e-commerce,(Belgium), Cambridge Intellectual Property Private Limited (UK), Inpaqt™ government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. The firm has(Netherlands). Innomantra’s clients range from small and medium size technical expertise in virtually all established and developing industriesenterprises to leading Indian companies and Fortune Global 500 firms. and technical areas.Innomantra® is headquartered in Bangalore. The firm has developed a reputation as a leader in the field of IP law. We are consistently ranked as a top law firm by respected U.S. and international publications such as American Lawyer, Chambers USA and Global, The Legal 500, and Managing Intellectual Property.
  5. 5. www.tntdpc.comThe Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain TNTDPC was conceived as a one-stop shop for Technology Developmentan environment conducive to the growth of industry in India, partnering Promotion, Technology Up gradation and Induction of New Technologiesindustry and government alike through advisory and consultative in Tamilnadu. The major task of the Centre is focused towards providingprocesses. a helping hand to the small and medium industries and entrepreneurs in the state to reach and compete in global market place through technologyCII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry innovation and meeting international standards. The center provides user-managed organisation, playing a proactive role in India’s development friendly environment, linking support and guidance from global experts andprocess. Founded over 117 years ago, it is India’s premier business TN Government in upgrading the industrial growth of the state.association, with a direct membership of over 7100 organisations fromthe private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and anindirect membership of over 90,000 companies from around 250 nationaland regional sectoral associations.With 63 offices including 10 Centres of Excellence in India, and 7overseas offices in Australia, China, France, Singapore, South Africa, registration detailsUK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 223 counterpart Delegate Fee* Contact for registration: CII Members: INR 2,500 Ms. Sowmiya D R, Executiveorganisations in 90 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian CII Nonmembers: INR 3,500 +91-44-42444603 or Sowmiya.dr@cii.inindustry and the international business community. Mr. K Samuel Johnson, Executive Tamil Nadu Technology Development +91-44-42444530 or Promotion Center (TNTDPC) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Note: To make the workshop effective in delivering 98 / 1, Velacherry Main Road, Guindy its objective, the participation will be limited to 70 Chennai-600 032, Tamil Nadu participants. To avoid disappointment, organizations Phone: 91-44-42444603 are advised to register their nominations at the earliest. Fax: +91-44-42444510 *The fees are for workshop documentation and lunch
  6. 6. Note: To make the workshop effective in delivering Tamil Nadu Technology Development Contact for registration: its objective, the participation will be limited to 70 Promotion Center (TNTDPC) Ms. Sowmiya D R, ExecutiveDelegate Fee* participants. To avoid disappointment, organizations Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) +91-44-42444603 or Sowmiya.dr@cii.inCII Members: INR 2,500 are advised to register their nominations at the earliest. 98 / 1, Velacherry Main Road, GuindyCII Nonmembers: INR 3,500 Mr. K Samuel Johnson, Executive Chennai-600 032, Tamil Nadu *The fees are for workshop documentation and lunch Phone: 91-44-42444603 and Fax: +91-44-42444510 +91-44-42444530 or