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Webinar On Patenting strategies for Start-ups in the IT and ITES domains

Date : May 27, 2014
Nature : Patenting strategies for Start-ups in the IT and ITES domains
Location : Webinar
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We’re happy to announce a free webinar by IPMetrix on Patenting Strategies for Start-ups in the IT and ITES domains. Please see the details as below.



Date/Time: Tuesday, May 27, 2014; 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM IST (Approx. 1 hr)

Event Details:

Did you know that it is easier to obtain patent rights for your invention in the US compared to India? And, did you know that an average US patent is valued more than an average Indian patent?

Intellectual Property (IP) is the most important asset for technology companies. However, protecting IP can be very tricky due to the fact that laws and procedures vary from one country to another. For example, something that is patentable in US may not be patentable in India. Also, some patents are more valuable than others. For example, under most circumstances, a US patent is valued more compared to a corresponding Indian patent. And, protecting IP can be a tedious and costly process.

The complexities in the process of IP protection present inventors and owners with the unenviable task of making difficult choices. And, needless to say, it is important for companies, especially those that have very limited resources like start-ups, to choose the right strategy so that they get the maximum value out of their investments in protecting IP. This session is aimed at helping owners and inventors in making those important choices.

Take Aways:

I. Overview of Patent process.

Overview will cover:
– basics of patenting process

II. Strategies for maximizing return on investment.

Strategies include:
– strategies for obtaining maximum protection with minimum cost
– strategies for obtaining strong protection for a technology?
– considerations for deciding on the countries for patenting an invention
– strategies for effectively protecting inventor interest and business interest at the same time

III. Case Studies.

Through case studies speaker will bring out:
– the importance of claim writing and a strong patent application
– the key steps where an applicant’s attention is absolutely required throughout the patenting process

Speaker: Arun Narasani, Founder, ipMetrix Consulting Group


Swaraj Paul Barooah

Swaraj Paul Barooah

Follow @swarajpb Swaraj has a deep interest in IP, Innovation and Information policy, especially when they involve issues relating to Access to Knowledge, Innovation incentive mechanisms, Digital Freedoms, Open Access, Education, Health and Development. After his BA, LLB (hons) from Nalsar Univ of Law, Hyderabad, he went on to do his LLM from UC Berkeley in 2010. He is now pursuing his J.S.D. degree from UC Berkeley where he is focusing on Drug Innovation Policy and Access to Medicines. Aside from SpicyIP, he is also engaged as a consultant on various IP matters, and is a visiting faculty member at Nalsar Univ of Law. He is also in the process of starting up a New Delhi based "IP, Innovation & Information Policy" focused think-tank.

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