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25

MAY 2018

Copyright Infringement & Software Industry

Copyright infringement is the use of third party’s work protected by copyright law without any authorization or permission. Specifically in case of software program, proving infringement is a very tricky and difficult matter. In this webinar, we will discuss how a copyright infringement takes place and the kind of precautions that one can take to prevent it.

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Copyright infringement and software industry

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Archived Webinars

11

MAY 2018

Leading organizations & their IP strategies

Building successful organization means building successful products or services. Generation of Intellectual Property (IP) pays an important role in creation of successful products or services. Among the most important things organizations can do with such IP assets is to use them as tools or solid foundations to successfully build their businesses and outshine their competitors. It is no coincidence that many of the world’s best known and most valuable organizations have successfully managed to harness this IP – patents, trade secrets, copyrights, designs, trademarks etc.
The key objectives of the webinar are to understand how IP can help build organizations and their brand value and how successful organizations managed to maximize their IP. 

 

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Leading brands & their IP Strategies

20

april 2018

Patent valuation & pricing structures

With the increased use of technology, Intellectual Property assets such as patents, trade-marks, copyrights have gained immense importance for many organizations. Many a transaction today involve licensing of intellectual property rights in the market. To trade in an asset requires knowing its value. There are several methodologies that are commonly used in the market in pricing these assets. In this webinar, the different pricing structures will be explained and examples of possible use of these structures will be discussed.

 

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Patent valuation & pricing structures

02

april 2018

Can an idea be patented?

Idea patent is one of the most commonly asked questions by enthusiastic and passionate inventors. Though there is no clear answer to this question for a YES or NO reply, it is still worth exploring by understanding the criteria of patentability as well other related statutory provisions that provide answers to this question to some extent. The objective of this webinar is to provide a clear perspective on whether an idea can be patented or not.Patents are opposed for various reasons and various grounds. Opposition may happen before or after grant of a patent. Outcome of a successful opposition is loss of patent validity and loss of rights for patentee. In this webinar we will discuss various reasons of opposing patent and the way it affects rights of patentee.

 

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Can an idea be patented

16

MARCH 2018

Opposition of a patent: Reasons & outcome

Patents are opposed for various reasons and various grounds. Opposition may happen before or after grant of a patent. Outcome of a successful opposition is loss of patent validity and loss of rights for patentee. In this webinar we will discuss various reasons of opposing patent and the way it affects rights of patentee.

 

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Opposition of a patent

02

MARCH 2018

5 steps to identify patentable ideas

In any organization, intentionally or un-intentionally new ideas and IP keeps on generating. Often organizations fail to identify it and by the time its value is realized its already late. In this webinar, we will discuss about the steps you should take up to identify the ideas that can be protected in the form of patents,

 

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5 steps to identify patentable IP

16

FEBRUARY 2018

Expired Patents & Pharmaceutical drug manufacturing

Expired and abandoned patents play a very vital role in pharmaceutical industry, however, it is essential to understand the investigation to be done before using them. In this webinar, we will discuss the ways such patents can be utilized to drug manufacturing and the precautions to be taken to play safe and minimize any infringement risk.

 

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Expired Patents & Pharmaceutical drug manufacturing

02

FEBRUARY 2018

TRIZ- Theory of inventive problem solving

“Ideas are your only currencies” – Rod Judkins. These ideas are conventionally generated either through some kind of guess work, or by diving deep into one’s own domain or industry. These approaches may provide a basis for idea generation; however, they tend to struggle in solving the toughest of the problems. Also, these conventional approaches tend to consume significant amount of time to generate ideas. Hence, there is a need for a problem-solving approach which helps to generate significant number of ideas in quick time. TRIZ is one such problem-solving approach that can help us quickly generate disruptive ideas to solve the toughest of the problems. TRIZ- is an acronym for Russian “teoriya resheniya izobretatelskikh zadach” which is approximately translated as “Theory of Inventive Problem Solving”. In this webinar we will highlight the key principles and tools of TRIZ and its application to problem solving.

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TRIZ

19

JANUARY 2018

Webinar on copyright piracy & entertainment industry

India is one of the top countries witnessing peer-to-peer file-sharing infringement worldwide. Entertainment industry loses huge amount of money every year due to piracy. On an average 1,000 movies produced each year in India and this makes piracy a much bigger issue to be addressed. In this webinar, we will try to understand how piracy takes place and the ways we can prevent it.

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Copyright piracy and entertainment industry

05

JANUARY 2018

Essentials of Technology Commercialization

Technology transfer is a complex process wherein know-how, knowledge, experience, process , Intellectual Property (IP) and may be trade-secret/confidential information is transferred from one party to another with a purpose of commercializing the technology. The process of technology transfer may be complex and owner of technology shall look into various parameters in order to ensure that his technology is in right hands and he is getting right value for the same. In this webinar, we will throw light on essentials of technology transfer to make the process win-win for both parties.

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Essentials on Technology Transfer

22

December 2017

Medical Innovations & Public Health

Medical innovations have a vital impact on social and public health. Driving innovation in right direction is need of the hour not only to improve life of patients but also to bring research and development to a different level. In this webinar, we will discuss the ways medical innovation can be boosted to create valuable intellectual property in order to improve public health.

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Medical innovations & public health

08

December 2017

Webinar on Patentability of Computer Related Inventions (CRI) in India

Patentability of Computer Related Inventions (CRI) has always been a debatable subject matter for various reasons. This webinar focusses on computer related inventions in general and more specifically on computer related inventions that will fall under patentable and non-patentable subject matter as per the latest CRI guidelines 2016 released by the Indian Patent Office along with few case studies.

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CRI

24

NOVEMBER 2017

Interpretation of Patent claims

Patent is a complex techno-legal document and further, claims of patent are critical not only from drafting point of view but also play vital role while determining validity of the patent. Understanding patent claims is difficult and tricky and people find it really hard to interpret them in right way. In this webinar, we will  focus on different aspects of claim interpretation.

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Interpretation of patent claims

10

NOVEMBER 2017

Role of IP Policy to boost innovation

Purpose of Intellectual Property (IP) Policy is to define the way organization is going to handle its IP. Having good IP Policy not only helps organisations setting up right processes and channels to foster innovation but also avoid disputes related to ownership, commercialization of IP. In this webinar, we will discuss about need to have IP Policy and important clauses that it should have.

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IP Policy

27

OCTOBER 2017

5 steps to build an innovation culture in your organisation

More than 52% of the Fortune 500 companies have disappeared in the last 15 years. This happened because they could not keep up the pace with the technology changes and dynamic market needs. They could not sustain their innovation potential. The lifespan of a company, which used be 75 years in 1990s, has come down to 10-15 years today. The need to consistently innovate and ideate has become essential for any organization today. The objective of this webinar is to look at the steps you need take to build an innovation culture within your organisation that can help you keep pace with today’s dynamic market and be future ready. 

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5 steps to build an innovation culture in your organisation

13

OCTOBER 2017

Replying to Indian Patent First Examination Report (FER)

First Examination Report (FER) is issued by patent office listing out discrepancies found in the patent application during formal examination. Replying FER is a crucial step to determine fate of your patent. This webinar focuses at interpretation and preparation of response to formal and technical objections raised by the examiner in FER.

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FER

03

OCTOBER 2017

Patent infringement risk upon ANDA filing

Filing of an ANDA to obtain approval to market a generic drug in a given jurisdiction before the expiration of patents is an act where there may be a risk of patent infringement leading to several disputes and even litigation. In this webinar, we will primarily discuss the manner in which infringement of patent rights takes place and precautions to minimize such risk with specific emphasis to pharma industry and ANDA filing.

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ANDA filing

18

SEPTEMBER 2017

IP audit to unlock your intangible assets

IP Audit is systematic review of intangible assets and is generally performed at the time of acquisition & merging, valuation of IP portfolio, formulate IP process/policy, to uncover under-utilized IP assets or to identify gaps in the IP processes. This webinar will throw light on how a good IP audit can assist organizations unlock their intangible assets.

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IP Audit

01

SEPTEMBER 2017

Medical Innovations & Patents

Medical innovations have a strong impact on human life both, socially and economically. Having patents on medical innovations has always been controversial for various reasons. On one hand, patent law doesn’t allow patents in specific areas like method of treatment, surgery and on the other hand there are various ethical and moral issues attached to many of medical innovations. The objective of this webinar is to understand patentable subject matter specific to medical innovations with the help of case-studies.

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Medical innovations & Patents

18

AUGUST 2017

Career prospects for an Indian Patent Agent

To become a patent agent, one has to pass Indian Patent Agent Exam conducted by Indian Patent Office periodically. How to become a patent agent, advantages of becoming a patent agent, methodology to start preparing for exam are the main issues that will be discussed in this webinar.

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Career prospects for an Indian Patent Agent

04

AUGUST 2017

Technology Transfer & Agreements

Technology transfer is the process by which a developer of technology makes its technology available to a commercial partner that will exploit the technology. Successful technology transfer goes though various stages from validation, valuation, testing of technology to execution of technology transfer agreement.

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Technology transfer & agreements

14

JULY 2017

Practical aspects of Patent search

Patent search is a process of extracting relevant patents that can be used for various purposes like assessing novelty of the invention, minimizing patent infringement risk, generating patent landscape reports or patent validation search etc. Identifying right patents is a skill and quality of any search report depends upon relevance of patents extracted during the process of patent search.

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Practical aspects of Patent Search

30

JUNE 2017

New Product Launch & Patent Infringement Risk

Launching a new product in a given jurisdiction without thorough due diligence may prove to be fatal if you happen to infringement third party’s patent rights. Freedom-To-Operate (FTO) analysis or clearance search is a critical step before product launch and this webinar throws light on importance of FTO, right time to do it, as well as important considerations.

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Patent Infringement risk analysis

16

JUNE 2017

Startup India and Patents

Start-up India initiative by the present Government has been instrumental in making start-ups realize importance of IP, more specifically, patents. Having valuable IP could be one of the important pillars/assets for a start-up to thrive in this competitive world.

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Startup India and Patents

5

MAy 2017

Careers in IPR for Engineers

Intellectual property rights (IPR) is an emerging field today as there is a lot of buzz for start-ups and innovation due to which the organizations look for engineers in specific technical domain to handle IP. Career options for engineers in IPR are plenty and in this webinar, we intend to provide an insight into the same with the help of successful case-studies of IP professionals.

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Careers in IPR

21

April 2017

Bootstrapping core technologies with patents

Patent is one of the strongest forms of Intellectual Properties (IP) that extends statutory protection to the inventions (products or processes) that are novel, inventive and industrially useful. Every day, thousands of new applications are published in the official gazettes of various patents offices. Tracking, reviewing and assessing such published applications related to core technologies as well as granted patents is extremely important for any business

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Webinar Feedback

I would like to complement the speaker Ms.Sharma for her informative presentation. By Mr. P Karnan
Thanks for your wonderful presentation (webinar) on "New Product Launch & Patent Infringement Risk" I am looking for Patent filing procedure in India,US, EP and PCT concepts.If you add light on Hatch Waxman Act, ANDA filing is more helpful to me(us). I hope soon I can hear from your side for the same. Mukesh Samal

Seminar was good, I appreciate the good content and basics provided during the sessions. by Neha