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ABOUT THE EVENT

 Global Legal ConfEx is an established online event that aims to bring together 300+ In-house/IP Counsel, Law Firm/IP Partners, Law/IP Tech Professionals, Tech Vendors and Selected Service Providers.​

This event provides insights on Litigation. Contracts. IP. Cyber Security . GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) . Technology. Software. E-discovery. Risk. Security. Compliance.  CCPA. GDPR etc.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • 300+ In-house Counsel & Law Firm Partners

  • 40+ Speakers

  • 15+ Exhibitors

  • Keynote Addresses

  • Case Study Presentations

  • Qualified Business Leads

  • C Level Invitations only

  • Virtual Meetings

  • Virtual Exhibitions

  • Global Brand Visibility

 
 

Key Speakers

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Bryan Sinclair

Sr. Director, IP Litigation,

Cisco

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Hongming Liu

Senior IP Counsel,

Tencent America
 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

David Joyal

VP Legal, Patent,

Coty Inc.

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Shweta Pandey

Vice President Legal & Compliance,
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development

 

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Nurgül Çakir

Head of Legal - (Turkey & Romania), BRF
 

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Eugene Cheong

Director, Legal & Risk Management - Asia Pacific,
Wood Mackenzie

 

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Tanhieya Ghosh

Director - Legal & Compliance - India, South Asia & Frontier Markets,
Medtronic Private Limited

 

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Dr Jitendra Jagota

Director Legal & Government Affairs,
Avon Beauty Products India Pvt Ltd

 

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Amit Pandey

Legal Director,
Honeywell Automation India Ltd

 

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Rucha Joshi

Head of legal,
SBI Capital Markets

 

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Steven Finizio

Partner,
WilmerHale

 

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Smitha Chandrashekar

Legal Director,
HARMAN International

 

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Deepak Maharishi

Head of Contracts & Legal Affairs, India,
Bombardier Transportation

 

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Prashanth Varadarajan

Legal Counsel - India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka,
HP

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Hitesh Mehra

General Counsel,
MakeMyTrip

 

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Sandhya Tolat

General Counsel,
Aarti Industries Ltd

 

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Navodit Mehra

Senior Vice President - Legal,

Sterlite Power
 

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Carrie Sindelar

General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Honeywell International Inc.,

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Kim Jessum

Chief IP Counsel U.S., Associate General Counsel & Secretary, Heraeus Incorporated

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Zayd Alathari

Partner, Head of IP,

Norton Rose Fulbright

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Ravi Rajiv Upadhyay

Director - Heading Legal & Compliance Operations, Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC

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Ahmad Saleh

Partner & Head of Patents & Designs, Al Tamimi & Company

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Shamim Ahmad

Director and Head- Intellectual Property Management,

Aurigene Discovery Technologies

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Vaibhav Khanna

Head, Intellectual Property, STL - Sterlite Technologies Limited

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Agenda

* Program is subject to change without notice

Legal ConfEx Track
Intellectual Property (IP) ConfEx Track
08:55 AM – 09:00 AM (IST)

Opening Remarks

09:00 AM – 09:30 AM (IST)
09:00 AM – 09:30 AM (IST)

Keynote Address 1

Keynote Address 1

Legal Disruption & Technology: Thrive India in the Global Innovation Race

IP Litigation Funding: Maximizing Potentials while Mitigating Risks

  • What does India legal innovation look like in 2021 and beyond?

  • Understanding new legal technologies - where to start, how to evaluate solutions and which approach is best suited you your organization?

  • How do you encourage and implement innovation within your team and organization?

  • How to demonstrate value by embracing

  • Overview of Litigation Funding

  • Trends and Developments

  • Risks, Issues, and Opportunities

  • Best Practices

  • Outlook

Bryan Sinclair, Sr. Director, IP Litigation, Cisco
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09:30 AM – 10:00 AM (IST)

Keynote Address 2

09:30 AM – 10:00 AM (IST)

Keynote Address 2

India: Trademark Laws, Regulation & Brand Value Management

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  • India: Trademark Laws & Regulation 2020-21

  • Trademark goes before brand

  • How are recent developments in trademark law affecting brand protection and enforcement strategies?

  • Brand protection in a fast growing market​

  • New progress in brand strategy in the era of IoT

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10:00 AM – 10:30 AM (IST)
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM (IST)

Keynote Address 3

Keynote Address 3

Governance, Risk & Compliance: Enhance Risk Management Processes

IP Strategy & Patent Conflict Management: A Key Strategy for Economic Growth

  • Challenges

  • Mitigate the impact of uncertainty on business performance

  • Alignment of information security roadmap

  • Improved awareness of information security policies across legal business

  • Increase profitability by reducing compliance costs and leakage

  • What does your company expect from its IP management?

  • Minimize legal risk

  • Top tips for assessing freedom to operate

  • Litigation tactics from the leading experts

  • Navigating a complex licensing environment

  • ​IP strategy and considerations for start-ups

Hongming Liu, Senior IP Counsel, Tencent America
David Joyal, VP Legal, Patent, Coty Inc.
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10:30 AM – 10:50 AM (IST)
10:30 AM – 10:50 AM (IST)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

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Exclusive Case Study Presentation

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10:50 AM – 11:05 AM (IST)

Virtual Q&A Session

11:05 AM – 11:45 AM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)
11:05 AM – 11:45 AM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Litigation Management: Strategies for Aligning Cost with Value

Patent Conflict Management & IP Asset Development: A Key Strategy for Economic Growth

  • Managing litigation costs and prevention

  • Define a budget and explore alternative fee structures

  • Leverage technology to its full potential

  • Cost-saving systems prior to litigation

  • Evaluate your compliance programs to reduce risk

  • Should judges and arbitrators manage their cases without regard to costs?

  • Effective case management: how to control litigation outcomes and costs?

  • What does your company expect from its IP management?

  • IP Asset Management: What are the Benefits

  • Top tips for assessing freedom to operate

  • Litigation tactics from the leading experts

  • Navigating a complex licensing environment

  • Monetising IP assets and making them work for your business

Shweta Pandey, Vice President Legal & Compliance Mercedes-Benz Research and Development
Tanhieya GhoshDirector - Legal & Compliance - India, South Asia & Frontier Markets Medtronic Private Limited
Sandhya Tolat, General Counsel, Aarti Industries Ltd.
Shamim Ahmad, Director and Head- Intellectual Property Management, Aurigene Discovery Technologies
Vaibhav Khanna, Head, Intellectual Property, STL - Sterlite Technologies Limited
Ahmad Saleh, Partner & Head of Patents & Designs, Al Tamimi & Company
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11:45 AM – 12:05 PM (IST)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

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11:45 AM – 12:05 PM (IST)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

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12:05 PM – 12:20 PM (IST)

Meetings: Networking Lounge & Exhibition Area

12:20 PM – 1:00 PM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)
12:20 PM – 1:00 PM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Hidden Dangers in the Early Stages of an Internal Investigation

Arbitrating International IP Disputes

International arbitration – recent significant issues

  • Why the early stages of an internal investigation are often a critical time for organizations?

  • How to develop and maintain a good rapport with federal regulators?

  • When to call outside counsel?

  • How to sort the types of allegations?

  • Hidden dangers and the ethical and legal implications of management decisions

  • IP disputes: arbitrate or litigate?

  • Potential pitfalls and how to address them

  • Resolving multijurisdictional disputes in a single proceeding

  • Implications of COVID-19

  • Practical tips and best strategies

Smitha Chandrashekar, Legal Director, HARMAN International
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01:00 PM – 01:20 PM (IST)
01:00 PM – 01:20 PM (IST)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

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Exclusive Case Study Presentation

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01:20 PM – 02:00 PM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)
01:20 PM – 02:00 PM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Challenges in Contract Management and Adoption of Best Practices

eDiscovery Automation in IP: Discussion & Demonstration

  • Prepare, strategize and implement contract models to combat future technological challenges

  • Identify, collaborate and adapt the new normal

  • Embrace the right technology – smart contract management software solutions

  • Engage, involve and evolve with stakeholders

  • Adopt best practices to mitigate business and financial risks

  • Importance of record management

  • How will next-gen technologies and laws reshape legal/IP teams and how they operate?

  • eDiscovery & case management solutions for IP lawyers

  • Can eDiscovery be effectively secured in the Cloud?

  • Protecting your documents and ensuring confidentiality

  • Where does eDiscovery fit in your Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) strategy?

With advent of smart technologies, many corporations have adopted unique contract models to plan and execute contracts. Thus, while the business is focusing on establishment and growth, future challenges await them.

Navodit MehraSenior Vice President - Legal, Sterlite Power
Nurgül Çakir, Head of Legal - (Turkey & Romania), BRF
Prashanth Varadarajan, Legal Counsel - India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka, HP
Hitesh Mehra, General Counsel, MakeMyTrip
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02:00 PM – 02:20 PM (IST)
02:00 PM – 02:20 PM (IST)

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

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Exclusive Case Study Presentation

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02:20 PM – 02:40 PM (IST)

Virtual Q&A Session

02:40 PM – 03:20 PM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)
02:40 PM – 03:20 PM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Courts: Moving from Litigation to Arbitration?

Patent Portfolio Management, Monetization, and Transactions: Key Considerations

  • Why is arbitration less impacted by COVID-19 than litigation?

  • How to initiate arbitration proceedings?

  • Impact on ongoing arbitration proceedings

  • Virtual hearings in International Arbitration

  • Key considerations for companies in 2021 and beyond

  • Current patent portfolio monetization trends

  • Business, legal and other considerations

  • Best patent valuation practices

  • Impact of recent regulatory developments

  • ​E-Discovery in patent litigation

Carrie Sindelar, General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Honeywell International Inc.,
Kim Jessum, Chief IP Counsel U.S., Associate General Counsel & Secretary, Heraeus Incorporated
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03:20 PM – 04:00 PM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)
03:20 PM – 04:00 PM (IST)

Joint Case Study Presentation

(General Counsel/Law firm Partner/Service Provider: Everyone speaks for about 10 mins.)

Technology, Remote Offices & Virtual Teams: Are they the Future of the Legal Profession?

IP Strategy & Risk Management: A Key Focus on Increasing Value and Reducing Risk for Petchem Companies

  • How should petrochemical companies in the Middle East focus their IP resources?

  • Leverage your IP to maximize value and minimize legal risk

  • Technology/IP risk, consequences and goals

  • IP workflow and risk management – what should be the focus and when

  • Tips for assessing freedom-to-operate (FTO)

No one could have anticipated that 2020-21 would be the year that the legal profession went virtual. Today, Legal industry all across the world have embraced and implemented technologies and new working practices. This transformative shift for the legal profession has brought new opportunities and risks for legal industry.

  • Sharing best practices for managing a remote workforce and what are the long term implications

  • What obstacles and risks did we have to overcome along the way?

  • Dealing with cyber attacks and keep data secure

  • Identifying the opportunities for the future

  • Roadmap to drive productivity and inclusivity, over the digital platforms

  • Lessons learnt and key successes from this transformation process

Zayd Alathari, Partner, Head of IP, Norton Rose Fulbright
Ravi Rajiv Upadhyay, Director - Heading Legal & Compliance Operations, Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
Amit Pandey, Legal Director, Honeywell Automation India Ltd
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04:00 PM – 04:20 PM (IST)

Virtual Q&A Session, Closing Remarks & Thank You Note

*There can be a slight change in the time provided in the agenda above

 

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Testimonials

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Pleasure

it was a pleasure to participate in this event. I hope you’ll invite me back again next year!

 

Laura Martino

Associate General Counsel, Compliance & Privacy, Global Jet Capital

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Pleasure

It was my pleasure to participate as a speaker in the event, I enjoyed it and hope we can work together in the future.

Ksenia Takhistova

Vice Chair, Director and Legal Counsel, CME Group of ACS NY USA

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Wonderful

It’s a wonderful platform, typically for lawyers, law firms and corporate legal departments to take off a time for entire day and attend event like this. The way the event is organized is very interesting and your keynotes and presentation were very nicely developed into a product, where one can see the entire spectrum of how law technology is helping law firms. It’s a fabulous platform.

Sanjay Shah

Managing Director Asia, iManage

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