In celebration of World IP Day 2021 with the theme of WIPO “IP & SMEs, School of Business and Law is organising one day Symposium with the theme “Intellectual Property Rights: Strategies & Approaches for Startups & MSMEs Growth”.


The present symposium is an effort to study the innate relationship between IPR and Startups and MSMEs. It undertakes to make a serious enquiry as to which strategies and approaches must be adopted by existing and potential innovators/entrepreneurs under the present Intellectual Property Laws in India. For this purpose, the symposium contains a series of talks dedicated towards understanding the interrelationship as well as the context of IP in commercialization, government initiatives, enforcement and registration etc.

Target Audience

The conference is open to academicians, entrepreneurs, researchers, students, industry professionals, IP practioners, IP lawyers, MSME and Startup owners, inventors, and anyone interested in the subject.

Details of Symposium –

Date: 15th May 2021

Time: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Sessions and Notable Speakers – Session – I

  1. Intellectual Property Issues involved in IP Management: An overview   –  11:00 am to 12:00 pm .

Speaker – Ms. Bidisha G Sengupta

Deputy Manager (Legal)

Secretarial & Legal Department

Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd, GSFC, Vadodara

  • IP components & Filing Procedures: Patents, Trade Marks, Copyrights, GI & Industrial Designs,12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Speaker – Ms. Bindu Sharma

Founder & CEO,

Origiin IP Solutions LLP, Bengaluru

Session – II

  • IP Commercialization and Deployment – 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Speaker – Mr. Arshad Jamil

Chief IP Counsel-Global Head IPR, Biocon, Bengaluru

  • Government initiatives on IP Promotion for Start-ups & MSMEs – 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Speaker – Dr. Sujatha Patil

Principal & Associate Professor,

SBL, Navrachana University,


  • Enforcement of IPR  –  3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Speaker – Dr. Nidhi Hriday Buch

Head of Centre for IPR & Assistant Professor,

Gujarat National Law University,


Contact Information –

Shivani Kinniwadi (7499925929) / Prayrana Singh (95568758728)

drop an email to the Faculty Coordinator, Chandrika Tewatia Raj at chandrikar@nuv.ac.in

For official Brochure – https://drive.google.com/file/d/124e-TAfRdKzBTo320yeIpuZgdtEgYe4I/view?usp=sharing

For registration of Symposium – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScsBmmS-MrfDlsNWtm45fEJJiUIACAD65yPbh4ZQhbPTgY6-A/viewform?usp=sf_link

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