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Breakfast Discussion: Best Strategies to Protect IP in India
May 1, 2018: 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Looking for a place to expand your business? Interested in learning more about intellectual property rights in a fast-growing industrial market?
Join the San Diego Diplomacy Council and Connect for a learning and networking breakfast discussion on Best Strategies to Protect Intellectual Property in India featuring three intellectual property experts from K&S Partners, a leading IP law firm in India.The discussion will be held on Tuesday, May 1 from 8:30–11 AM at CONNECT in San Diego.
Ravi Bhola is an experienced patent attorney and a partner at K&S, specializing in biotechnology and biosciences. He has assessed thousands of patent applications in a litany of technology areas, such as software, pharmaceuticals, electronics, bioinformatics, and communication. Today, he represents several multinational and domestic biotechnology corporations on a variety of issues and works very closely with several start-up companies.
S K Srihari is another seasoned patent attorney and partner at K&S. He specializes in technology issues and handles patent drafting and prosecution in the areas of electronics, telecommunication, computer science, electrical, electromechanical and instrumentation engineering. He regularly appears before the Indian Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board in connection with prosecution and enforcement of patent rights.
Sudesha Banerajee is a senior associate at K&S who specializes in trade mark and copyright matters. She advises clients on all aspects of trade mark filing and prosecution, handles opposition and cancellation proceedings, and also counsels clients on issues relating to copyright protection. She regularly appears before the Trade Marks Office and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board in connection with prosecution and enforcement matters.
At a time when competition with China is fierce, the continued expansion of India’s industrial market presents new and exciting opportunities for American businesses. For companies and professionals looking to India for expansion, having an understanding of the country’s intellectual property laws is essential. This event is ideal for companies currently doing business in India, those who are interested in doing business in India, as well as those interested in IP law.