Thursday, February 28, 2008

CII hosts meet on innovation,creativity, IPR in Mumbai [India]

CII in collaboration with the U.S.Chamber of Commerce & U.S. India Business Council (USIBC) & Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Govt. of India, will host the 2nd Annual Global Forum on Innovation, Creativity and Intellectual Property in Mumbai, India on 26-27 February 2008 at Hotel Hyatt Regency. The forum is being Organized Further innovation and Intellectual Property Rights enforcement; Develop solutions to the persistent IP challenges throughout the world and Publicize new IP initiatives, including legislative reforms.

Some of the Key sessions of the forum are: Developing new treatments and cures: the role of innovation, the process of innovation; Case studies in developing a competitive environment, Judicial remedies for IP Infringement, Creator to consumer: Protecting Intellectual Property in a digital age, Global trends in IP protection and International law Enforcement: working with brand owners to protect IP.

This is has attracted participation from 15 Countries across the World. The Key speakers for the forum are: Ronald K. Noble, Secretary General, INTERPOL, Shanker Annaswamy, Chairman, CII, National Committee of IP Owners & Managing, Director, IBM India Pvt. Ltd, David Chavern, Executive Vice President & COO, US Chamber of Commerce, K.V. Subramaniam, President and CEO Reliance Life Sciences, Sangita Reddy, Executive Director (Operations), Apollo Hospitals Group, Dr. Swati Piramal, Director, Strategic Alliances and Communication ,Nicholas Piramal Ltd, Martin Shively, Director, Worldwide Intellectual Property Operations & Associate General Counsel, Microsoft, Mr. N N Prasad, Jt. Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Govt. of India. Hugh Stephens, Senior Vice President, International Relations & Strategic Policy, Asia Pacific, Time Warner, Ambassador Teresita C. Schaffer, Director for South Asia, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Geoffrey Yu, Senior Specialist Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Law, Singapore, Luiz Paulo Teles Ferreira Barreto, Vice Minister of Justice, and President of CNCP (Conselho Nacional de Combate a Pirataria), Government of Brazil, Benoit Battistelli, French IP Commissioner and Director General, National Institute for Industrial Property, France, Larry Molloy, Worldwide Vice President, Brand Protection, Johnson & Johnson Company, Jorge Amigo, Director-General, Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, Rakesh Bakshi, Director – Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt. Ltd, and Member, CII National of Intellectual Property Owners, New Delhi, India .

This is one of the flagship events of CII National Committee of IP Owners which spearheads CII National & International Initiatives in Intellectual Property Protection & Enforcement.

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