World Intellectual Property Forum 2024

Fish's Ayan Roy-Chowdhury and Indranil Sarkar will speak at the World Intellectual Property Forum on January 10-13 in Bangalore, India.

Fish is proud to support the World Intellectual Property Forum, which supports intellectual property education and business networking opportunities throughout Asia. This year's conference theme, "Intellectual Property: The Age of Powerful Techades," will focus on recent developments in IP, as well as IP's syncing with business objectives.

Innovative Synergy: IP, Blockchain, and AI Integration
Thursday, January 11 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. UTC


  • Rory J. Radding, Partner, Maschoff Brennan (USA)


  • Indranil Sarkar, Principal, Fish & Richardson, P.C. (USA)
  • Dr. Jakob Valvoda, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert (Germany)
  • Seth Hays, Managing Director, APAC GATES (Taiwan)
  • Manish Sinha, Founder, PatSeer Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (India)
  • Kirk A. Sigmon, IP Attorney, Banner Witcoff (USA)
  • Gunjan Agarwal, Partner, Fox Rothschild, LLP (USA)
  • Vikrant Rana, Managing Partner, S. S. Rana & Co. (India)

The Right IP Strategy Can Maximize Value: IPO, M&A, Enterprise
Thursday, January 11 | 4:00-6:00 p.m. UTC


  • Prof. Dr. Mei-Hsin Wang, CEO, BioMedical & Technology Application Association (Taiwan)


  • Ayan Roy-Chowdhury, Principal, Fish & Richardson (USA)
  • Dr. Stephan Wolke, Chief Executive Officer, Thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property GmbH (Germany)
  • Kalyan Deshpande, Acting Deputy Chief Judge, USPTO – Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) (USA)
  • Alexander Odle, Partner, Dentons Europe LLP (Netherlands)
  • Aahit Gaba, Senior Counsel - Open Source Program Office (IP Group), Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (India)
  • Neha Goel, IP Manager, ABB (India)

Patenting Artificial Intelligence-Related Inventions from the US Perspective
Friday, January 12 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. UTC


  • Lakshika Joshi, Global IP Counsel, Capgemini Engineering (India)


  • Ayan Roy-Chowdhury, Principal, Fish & Richardson (USA)
  • Dr. Shantanu Basu, Principal, Basu Intellectual Property, PC (USA)
  • Manav Das, Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff (USA)
  • Renju Harikumar, Global Head - Innovation Protection, Accenture (India)
  • Praneetha K. Rasbag, Founder, Prasa IP, LLP (India)
  • Tuhin Subhra Singharoy, IP Counsel and Patent Center of Excellence Manager, Avery Dennison Corporation (India)
  • Chaity Banerjee, Manager - Intellectual Property (Global), Element Solutions Inc. (India)

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