Olympus Has Risen: Dr. Mohan Dewan on Drug Patents

Ritvik M. Kulkarni

On the fourth day of the ILS IP Week 2015, the enthusiastic attendees had the rare opportunity to witness the legend, Dr. Mohan Dewan, give an insightful talk on Patents in the Drugs and Pharmaceutical Industry. The fact that Dr. Dewan almost effortlessly conducted two consecutive sessions with reliance on nothing but his mind and voice is itself an indication of the man’s patent brilliance.

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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