Scitech Park, Pune had conducted a workshop on “Nuts and Bolts of IPR Management for Start Ups” along with Technology Centre of CII and United States Patent & Trademark Office - Global Intellectual Property Academy (USPTO-GIPA), US Embassy, New Delhi on 22nd July 2017 at Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University. This programme was organized especially for startups to help them strategize IP in attracting private equity and venture capitals, exploring future ready Business Model for Startups - All about leveraging Patent, Copyright, Designs and Trademarks and Understanding Deal Killer or Maker agreements for Start Ups :Time line Contracts & Agreements.
The sessions were deliberated by eminent speakers namely Cmdr. Anand Khandekar, Ex Chief Mentor, Nvidia Pune Design Centre, Member, Board of Trustees, Science & Technology Park, Pune, Ms Komal Kalha, Senior Counsel – IP, South Asia, USPTO, Embassy of the United States of America, New Delhi, Mr. Sumit Seth, Director, Numbaa Virtual Pvt. Ltd., Dr. Aravind Chinchure, Chair Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Symbiosis International University, Pune, Mr. Essenese Obhan, Managing Partner, Obhan & Associates, Mr. C. R Jacob, IP Strategist, Lexorbis, Ms. Kavita Mundkur Nigam, Partner & Advocate, Krishna & Saurashtri Associates. This interactive workshop got a very good response from the startup community of Pune.