IP La\\w in India: How We Can Help?


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This is a talk given to a Seminar on IP in India organized by the IP Centre of Excellence in the North in Liverpool on 18 Sep 2007. India is likely to move from 12th or 13th place to 3rd or 2nd by 2050. This growth provides enormous opportunities for UK business. Opportunities can be secured only with good speciallist legal services.. We can hekp UK law firms and patent agents provide such services.

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  • How we can help you do Business with India The starting point is to consider the business that you are likely to be doing with India. What business will you be doing with India? What legal services will you require in order to do such business? Where can you get them? How nipc® help law firms and other professionals to deliver them to you? The likelihood is that India will have an increasingly important impact on your business and social life in one way or another over the next 40 years whatever your occupation. India already affects our everyday lives in all sorts of ways: call services in financial services, software support, transport and public services less visible services like software development and design, food and popular culture from curry to films, imports such as medicines from Ranbaxy and trucks from Tata.
  • IP La\\w in India: How We Can Help?

    1. 1. Intellectual Property in India: how we can help Martins, Building, Liverpool Tuesday 18 September 2007 Jane Lambert Barrister
    2. 2. Dreaming with BRICs <ul><li>Paper by Jim O’Neill, Chief Economist Goldman Sachs </li></ul><ul><li>By 2050 Indian economy is likely to rise from 12 th or 13 th place with GDP of about US$900 billion to 3 rd or even 2 nd US$27.8 trillion at 2003 dollar values </li></ul>
    3. 3. Dreaming with BRICs <ul><li>Explosive increase in demand for goods and services by Indian business and consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Phenomenal opportunities for investors from around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Massive competitor to EU, USA and Japan </li></ul>
    4. 4. If O’Neill is right: <ul><li>West will cease to call the shots in governance of world trade, access to energy and security as world evolves from uni- to multi-polar model </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing competition for scarce energy and other resources </li></ul>
    5. 5. If O’Neill is right <ul><li>Rising energy costs and environmental concerns could induce revival of basic manufacturing in West - but </li></ul><ul><li>Highly educated Indian work force could challenge West’s high tech manufacturing and service industries </li></ul>
    6. 6. How to take Advantage of Opportunities and respond to Challenges <ul><li>Invest in India: </li></ul><ul><li>not only in Indian equities </li></ul><ul><li>devolve some business functions to India </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Palmisano, Chair and CEO of IBM – integrate devolved functions with rest of business </li></ul>
    7. 7. How to take Advantage of Opportunities and respond to Challenges <ul><li>Business will require innovative and creative legal solutions in India and UK </li></ul><ul><li>branding </li></ul><ul><li>licensing </li></ul><ul><li>corporate law </li></ul><ul><li>taxation </li></ul><ul><li>employment </li></ul>
    8. 8. This is where we come in <ul><li>Monitor WTO, IP Treaties and Laws of leading industrial countries such as India as well as EU and UK </li></ul><ul><li>Connections with lawyers and other IP professionals around the world </li></ul>
    9. 9. ... thereby enabling us to <ul><li>interpret foreign law to you and our law to your partners and their advisors </li></ul><ul><li>introduce you to reliable professional colleagues in every country </li></ul>
    10. 10. ... thereby enabling us to <ul><li>advise on compliance with EU and UK law and negotiate and draft terms that ensure compliance </li></ul><ul><li>assist you to enforce your rights as quickly, cheaply and cost-effectively as possible. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Any Questions Jane Lambert nipc The Media Centre 7 Northumberland Street Huddersfield HD1 1RL Tel 0870 990 5081 www.nipclaw.com