World Intellectual Property Forum 2023

Fish's Indranil Sarkar and Sushil Iyer will speak at the World Intellectual Property Forum, taking place February 20-23 in Bangalore, India.

Fish is proud to support the World Intellectual Property Forum, an event designed to provide intellectual property law education and networking opportunities for Asia's innovators, scientists, lawyers, and corporate houses.

Reward and Remuneration Standards for Employee Inventors in India
Thursday, February 23 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. IST


  • Indranil Sarkar, Principal, Fish & Richardson (USA)
  • Balwant Rawat, Leader for Intellectual Property and Innovation Management, Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (India)
  • Hemaxee Bhatt, R&D Manager and Patent Agent, Arvind Limited (India)
  • Nilesh Puntambekar, Senior Manager – Innovation & Intellectual Property, Emerson Electric Co. (India)
  • Pranay Prabhugaunkar, AVP & Head – IP, Siemens Technology India (India)
  • Siddharth Karkhanis, Head of Intellectual Property, Bosch Global Software Technologies Private Limited (India)
  • Garg Vyas, General Manager – Intellectual Property, Cummins India Limited (India)

Digital Transformation: IP Challenges and Resolutions for Organizations Facing the Digital World
Tuesday, February 21 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. IST


  • K Subodh Kumar, Head IP Services, Tata Consultancy Services (India)
  • Essenese Obhan, Managing Partner, Obhan & Associates (India)
  • Jitin Talwar, Founder, XLSCOUT – TT Consultants (India)
  • Huw Watkins, Head of Asia Policy, The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK)
  • Sushil Iyer, Principal, Fish & Richardson (USA)
  • Jyothi V K, General Counsel & Vice President, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (India)
  • Prashant Marathe, General Counsel & VP – Legal & Compliance, Sula Vineyards (India)

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