Entrepreneur | Founder and Head of Patents at ADASTRA
Rahul has more than 8 years of experience in handling patent matters for range of clients across multiple industries and is a registered patent agent with Indian Patent Office. Prior to Adastra IP, Rahul headed the IP Department of a medium-sized biotechnology company in Mumbai, where he worked on range of patent and trade mark matters in different countries with respect to biosimilars, recombinant therapeutics, expression vectors, processes and other domains of molecular biology, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. At Adastra, Rahul has worked across multiple fields of technology and science with start-ups and large corporations alike. He has extensive knowledge of patent laws of India, US and EP. He routinely advises clients on matters such as infringement and invalidation. Rahul’s main clients have been MSMEs and start-ups from fields as divergent as robotics and biotechnology with whom he has worked closely to develop their patent and trade marks portfolio in India and abroad. He has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent specifications, across world, in areas such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, molecular biology, chemistry, and chemical engineering. He has also drafted patent specifications on IT, robotics, AI, software, mobile apps, mechanical engineering. He has worked extensively on conducting patent research and analytics projects such as landscape searches, FTO searches, prior art searches and invalidity searches for national and international clients.
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WHY INVEST IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS?
Intellectual Property Rights mostly include patent, trade marks, industrial designs, copyrights to protect creation of one’s mind, which protect different creations of mind such as an invention, a brand name/logo, a shape/design of a watch, a song/music composition respectively. Investing in protecting your intellectual property rights may lead to increase in your business’ worth, give you negotiating power while speaking with a prospective client or investor, and boost your and your company’s/product’s reputation, while also protecting the same reputation.
As Government of India embark upon journey to boost entrepreneurship in India through its various schemes that lay stress on increasing IPR numbers in India by linking many funding schemes with it, it is therefore desirable that a basic understanding of IPR is there in budding entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs and inventors.
This seminar will provide answers to all the questions you ever had regarding IPRs!
- Using Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) to complement your business strategy
- Patents/Trade marks– Filing and Registration Requirements in India
- What can be patented? What are the rights given by patent?
- What can be registered as trade mark?
- What if there is a patent/trade mark blocking your business or product- How to avoid infringement?
- What to do if someone infringes on your IPRs?
- What can you do with your IPRs and enhance your business’ value or offerings?
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Speaker Profile: Rahul Bagga
Rahul is the Founder-Director of Adastra IP, India. He also heads the patents department of Adastra IP [at their ASEAN office]. Rahul has more than 8 years of experience in handling patent matters for range of clients across multiple industries and is a registered patent agent with Indian Patent Office. Prior to Adastra IP, Rahul headed the IP Department of a medium-sized biotechnology compan
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