The Technology Centre of Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) in association with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is organizing a Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for Start Ups & Entrepreneurs in Software & IT Enabled Industries on November 22, 2017 at Hotel Holiday Inn, Kochi. The Program aims to provide a platform for Startups to discuss on range of perspectives pertaining to IP; the opportunities, challenges, and the role of IP for Startups in the rapidly evolving marketplace.
The following topics will be discussed during the technical session:
- Fundamentals of IPR for start-ups & entrepreneurs
- IP journey for start ups – why, when, how and where to start.
- Software licensing: proprietary software and open source software – opportunities & challenges
- IP transactions: practical tips to manage IP for start ups & entrepreneurs in ICT sector; understanding types of documents and contracts in IPR
Prasanth Sugathan, Legal Director at SFLC.in will speak on the topic “Software Licensing: Proprietary Software and Open Source Software – Opportunities and Challenges” at 2:00 PM.