IPFACE’s 1-Day Seminar on Pharma Patenting and Patent Landscaping || 20th June at Pune||Rs. 1500 for Students||

The Intellectual Property Facilitation Center (IPFACE) for entrepreneurs, micro -small-medium enterprises (MSME) is a project of the Venture Center supported by the Development Commissioner, Ministry of MSME, Government of India under the programme titled ” National Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme (NMCP) under XI Plan ” and scheme titled ” Building Awareness on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for MSME “.

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This Just In: Certificate IP Courses launched by the Confederation of Industry (CII)


Under its Intellectual Property Education Initiative (CII-IPEI), the CII has announced the launch of various IP Courses on the May 24, 2015.

The CII has been engaging with the Government and other stakeholders to build a strong IP Policy. They have also held and organized several IP events on a national scale. Pursuant to their efforts, they have rolled out the CII-IPEI program with a view to creating a skilled IP Workforce for the industry through their Online Certificate Courses.

The subject matter and nature of these Courses vary from Foundation Courses made for IP Aspirants to Advanced Courses for the further education of IP Professionals envisaging to become experts. Registration is open to all IP aspirants.

Some of the Courses Offered:

Advanced Course on IP Licensing, Auditing and Valuation (IPLAV) [Get Details Here]

Foundation Course on IPR For Business Relevance (Get Details Here)

Some unique features of these Courses:

  • Wide variety of courses developed by notable authors based on the requirements of the industry.
  • Tie-up with leading national and international academic institutions and international bodies.
  • Lectures by esteemed legal luminaries, academicians and stalwarts in the domain of IP having years of experience and a say in shaping India’s policy on IPR.
  • Courses run under the expert guidance of eminent personalities from industry and academia

For more specific details, click here

This Just In: Celebrate World IP Day with Singapore!

Image Courtesy: http://www.ipos.gov.sg/wipd/

By Ritvik M. Kulkarni, 

The Singapore Government and its IPO are organising the World Intellectual Property Day 2015 throughout the month of April. The scintillating event is being held at  Bras Basah and Bugis (BBB) with sponsorship, support and partnership from various academic institutions, corporate players,  art institutions, artists, performers, museums as well by other stakeholders.

The Streets of Creativity boasts a plethora of activities such as music and art performances across the city and some special events such as the “Creati-fitii Mural” and the “Instagram Challenge”.  Art exhibitions, workshops and street performances, displaying the works of Singaporean creative genius, are also to be held across the city.

The World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated worldwide on April 26th.

For more information on WIPD 2015, click here to visit their awesome website.

Workshop on Patent Strategies in EU for Pharma and Biotech | On 30th April in Hyderabad and 1st May in Mumbai|

Conducted by Prof. Heinz Goddar, Senior Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, this two-day workshop is slated to be held at Hotel Taj Banjara (Hyderabad) on 30th April and at Hotel Lalit (Mumbai) on 1st May 2015.

The discussion at Workshop will be dealing with important recent developments in the field of pharmaceuticals and biotech patent law in the EU.

The Event is Free for All to Attend

Event Contact:
S.Abidi (IPR Associates)

For more detailed information (such as the program content and timings) click here

This Just In + Note on Character Merchandising PPT: GLC Trivandrum wins the National PPT Contest 2015; ILS Pune stands Runner-Up

In today’s fast evolving world, a need was felt for dissemination of knowledge by through various modes of technology and create technological literacy. In light of this thought, Manikchand Pahade Law College, Aurangabad (MPLC) organized The IV National Power Point Presentation Contest, 2015. The contest was conducted in two phases:

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Titans Arriving at IP Week

Titan 1 at the IP Week! 

1. Mr. Abhishek Sahay  


Academic Qualifications:

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from ILS Law College, Pune.
  2. MBA, Marketing from University of Pune
  3. BSc in Biomedical Sciences from Delhi University

Certification: Registered Patent Agent

Work Experience:

  1. Presently working as Assistant Director, Centre for Innovation, Science & Tech Commercialization, FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry)

Past work experience:

  1. Worked at Khurana & Khurana, Advocates & IP Attorneys
  2. Worked as Patent Consultant at Institute of Intellectual Property Research and Development
  3. Worked as Research Associate: Intellectual Property – Life Sciences at Evalueserve
  4. Worked as Manager, IP Cell Indoco

Intellectual Property Rights By 7

IP Week 2015

[2Nd -7Th Feb, 2015]

(For ILS Law College Students Only)

Orientation for the event on 22nd January 2015 1:45 pm in Hall 1

Date Theme Resource Person Designation

2.2.2015, Monday

Innovation, Technology and Commercialization

Mr. Abhishek Sahay

Assistant Director, Centre for Innovation, Science & Tech Commercialization, FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry)

3.2.2015, Tuesday IP Debate* ________ ________
4.2.2015, Wednesday Interface of IP and Tax* Mr. Ameya Kunte Founding Partner, Taxsutra

5.2.2015, Thursday

Trademarks in Cyberspace*

Mr. Anand Deshpande

Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Cognizant Technology Solutions
6.2.2015, Friday Patents in Drugs Mr. Mohan Dewan Managing Partner, R.K. Dewan & Co.
7.2.2015, Saturday Transacting IP in Entertainment Industry Mr. Dominic D’Souza Vice-President, Legal at Zee Entertainment Enterprise Ltd.

7.2.2015, Saturday

Theory of Intellectual Property Mr. Himanshu Kane Managing Partner of W.S. Kane & Co.
* There may be an interchanging of dates with reference to these events but the lecture shall be conducted during the IP Week only.

Registration Details:

Registrations  Open between 21st January to 31st January 2015

One time fee of Rs. 100/- (inclusive of tea and biscuits served at intervals) 

Detailed individual profiles of the Resource Persons coming up soon!

For any queries feel free to contact:

Shashank Mangal, V BSL, 9325344519

Chaitrika S. Patki, V BSL, 9967098860

Raj M. Agrawal, V BSL, 9373242270

Students of ILS Law College, Pune