GIPC 2019, India

Global Intellectual Property Convention

The GIPC is Asia’s leading conference on Innovation and IP for in-house Intellectual Property counsels, innovators and attorneys from around the world. Since 2009, more than two thousand delegates have participated from over 50 countries. Some of this years’ distinguished guests and speakers included Dr. Dhanpat Ram Agarwal, Founder and Director of ITAG Business Solutions Ltd. in India, and  Mr. François-Régis Hannart, Principal Director of the European and International Co-operation and European Patent Office.

Wessel van Wyk attended the 11th Global Intellectual Property Convention (GIPC) in India from 17 – 19 January 2019. During his visit to the convention, Wessel attended the following technical sessions presented by industry leaders and experts:
TS I: Artificial Intelligence and IP moderated (new frontiers and challenges) by André Frieden from Wipro.
TS X: Internet of Things (Intellectual Property Issues) by Lakshminarayanan, R from Samsung. 
TS XIII: Plant Variety, seed sovereignty and GM Foods by Dr. Malathi Lakshmikumaran from Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys.