Theme of the Workshop

IPR plays an important role in the Economic Growth and in today’s modern world, Information Technology (IT), Communication and Electronics are some of the most innovative, dynamic and highly advanced segments that drive economic growth. IPR thus plays an important role is value creation in these technologically advanced segments thereby fostering innovation.

Today there is a dire need for the technology businesses, star-ups, and academic institutions focusing on research to understand and become aware of the key issues & recent developments in IPR related to technology segments.

Why Should You Attend?

  • Opportunity to Listen to Leading IPR Experts and Attorney.
  • Opportunity to Interact with Representatives of Ministry, Patent Office for IPR issues
  • Tremendous IPR Knowledge Sharing Opportunity with 9 Keynote & Expert Talks
  • One to One Interaction Session with the Experts
  • Participate in Panel Discussion
  • Networking Opportunity with Delegates of Different Fields & Backgrounds
  • There is NO registration fee for attending the workshop
  • Open to ​S​tudents, ​R​esearch ​S​cholars, ​F​aculty​, Industry ​P​rofessionals​ and ​Start-ups of all engineering and sciences domains
  • Participation Certificate

Detailed Agenda

Day 1

S.No. Time Program Resource Person
1 9:00 - 9:30AM Registrations & Tea
2 9:30-9:45AM Inauguration & Welcome Address Chief Guest - Scientist, Innovation and IPR Division, MeitY, Government of India
3 9:45 - 10:30AM Session 1 - Introduction
  • Overview on IPR and Components of IPR
  • Importance of IPR Awareness
  • Overview of patent system (India & International)
Dr. Parikshit Bansal, Director, Corporate IP Consultants, Chandigarh
4 10:30- 11:30AM Session 2 - Keynote Talk
  • Patent Search and Patent Information
Dr. Nidhi Sandal, Scientist E, DRDO (Master Trainer, MeitY)
5 11:30AM- 12:00PM Networking Tea
6 12:00- 1:00PM Session 3
  • Developments in IP Related to Electronics and Telecommunication
Mr. Nitin Nair, Senior Partner & Chief Technology Officer, Banana IP Counsels
7 1:00PM – 1:45PM Session 4
  • Role of IPR in Information Technology & Computer Related Inventions – Relation, Impact, Challenges & Way Forward
Mr. Mayank Sood, Intellectual Property Attorney, K&S Partners
8 1:45 - 2:45PM Lunch
9 2:45 - 4:00PM Session 5 - Breakout Sessions
  • Opportunity for the Participants to have one to one discussion with the experts
Dr. Parikshit Bansal, Mr. Nitin Nair, Mr. Mayank Sood and Ms. Ankita Tyagi

Day 2

S.No. Time Program Resource Person
1 9:00 - 9:30AM Registrations & Tea
2 9:30 - 10:15AM Session 6 - Keynote Talk
  • Overview of the IPR activities in the state of Himachal Pradesh
  • What are the important general guidelines for the inventor who is seeking to patent his/her research/project/idea.
Mr. Kunal Satyarthi, IFS Joint Member Secretary, State Council for Science, Technology & Environment H.P.
3 10:15 - 11:00AM Session 7
  • Patenting Electronic Inventions In India and The Impact of CRI Guidelines on Software Related Patents
Mr. Anil Kumar, Senior Consultant, Lex Orbis
4 11:00- 11:30AM Networking Tea
5 11:30AM – 12:15PM Session 8
  • IPR basics, Patentability criteria, IPO filing procedures, Examination process in IPO with emphasis on ICTE patents
Mr. B.P. Singh, Deputy Controller of Patents and Designs, The Patent Office
6 12:15 – 1:00PM Session 9
  • Highlights of the National IPR Policy & its impact on electronics & IT industry
  • Scheme for Start-up IPRs
Mr. Anupam Trivedi, Patent Attorney, K & S Partners IP Law Firm, Gurgaon
7 1:00 – 1:45PM Session 10
  • Understanding the 3 I's: Idea, Innovation, Invention
  • How these 3 I’s can lead to successful entrepreneurship
  • Importance of IPR for entrepreneurs
Mr. S M Rounaque Mustafa, Founder & CEO, and Vice President, IIM Lucknow Incubation Center
8 1:45 – 2:30PM Lunch
9 2:30 - 3:30PM Session 11 – Panel Discussion
  • What all constitutes a strong IPR protection framework in a fast growing country like India to protect technology innovations & inventions
Panelists – Mr. Anil Kumar (Lex Orbis), Mr. Anupam Trivedi (K&S Partners), Mr. Kunal Satyarrthi (HPSCSTE), Mr. S M Rounaque Mustafa ( ) & Ms. Kompal Bansal (Patent Attorney Corporate IP Consultants) Moderator – Dr. Archana Mantri (Pro VC, CURIN, Chitkara University)
10 3:30 - 4:00PM Valedictory – Certificates Distribution And Vote Of Thanks Chief Guest - Mr. Kunal Satyarthi, IFS Joint Member Secretary, State Council for Science, Technology & Environment H.P.


  • Last Date for Registration is September 12, 2017
  • Two Methods of Registrations are available – 1) Online 2) Mail to Convener
  • Online - You may register by filing out an online form – CLICK HERE
  • Mail to Convener – Send a mail to with following details – Your Name, Profession, Department, Organization, Contact Number, Why you wish to attend this workshop. In the subject of the mail write ‘IPR Workshop Registration’
  • There is NO registration fee for attending the workshop

Logistics Support

  • Free Bus Transport Facility is available from various places of tri-city – Panchkula, Mohali, Chandigarh; Zirakpur, Kalka, Parwanoo and Nalagarh
  • There is an accommodation arrangement available in the hostels on sharing basis at very nominal price.
  • We will take care of local hospitality (Lunch and Refreshments) of all the delegates during the workshop.

Contact Us

Sagar Juneja (Convener)
Associate Professor (ECE), CURIN, Chitkara University

Chitkara University Himachal Pradesh,
Atal Shiksha Kunj, Pinjore-Barotiwala National Highway (NH-21A),
Solan District, Himachal Pradesh 174103

Core Organizing Committee

Name & Designation

Dr. Archana Mantri, Pro Vice Chancellor, CURIN, Chitkara University
Dr. Varinder S. Kanwar, Registrar, Chitkara University H.P.
Dr. Sachin Ahuja, Associate Director, Research, CURIN, Chitkara University
Mr. Sagar Juneja, Associate Professor (ECE), CURIN, Chitkara University
Dr. Hitakshi Dutta - Deputy Registrar, Chitkara University H.P.
Mr. Sumeer Walia - Director, CEED, Chitkara University