Legal Skill And Practice IPR Live Classes and Assignments 2

Live Classes and Assignments 2

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

This course is included in the Advanced IPR Upskill Diploma Programme.

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Start Date Icon
17 February 2024
End date Icon
15 March 2024
1 Weeks
24 Hours in the Week
EBC Learning
About this Course

Our live classes, led by industry experts and legal professionals, offer a platform for interactive discussions, real-world case studies, and the opportunity to ask questions and engage in debates. You'll have the chance to learn from practitioners who have hands-on experience dealing with intellectual property issues across diverse sectors. Applying theoretical knowledge to real-life scenarios is crucial. Our practical assignments challenge you to analyze case studies, draft legal documents, and strategize solutions for intellectual property challenges. These assignments foster critical thinking, research skills, and the ability to apply legal principles practically.  The live sessions and assignments are designed to equip dedicated students with the expertise needed to excel in the dynamic realm of advanced IPR.

  • Live Class 13: Basics of contract drafting
  • Live Class 14: IP Licensing and Assignment
  • Live Class 15: Technology transfer and know-how
  • Live Class 16: Branding and Sponsorship agreement
  • Live Class 17: IP docketing
  • Live Class 18: IP due diligence
  • Live Class 19: Digital rights management
  • Live Class 20: IP valuation
  • Live Class 21: IP infringement and exceptions
  • Live Class 22: Pre-litigation procedures – takedown, notices, pre-litigation ADRs etc.
  • Live Class 23: Preparation for IP litigation
  • Live Class 24: Adjudication and enforcement
  • Live Class 25: Panel discussion I – Sector specific IP
  • Live Class 26: Panel discussion II – Sector specific IP


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Dr Pratima Narayan

Instructor, EBC Learning & Advocate & Mediator, Co-founder, Techlawlogi Consulting LLP

Dr Pratima Narayan is an Advocate, Mediator and Co-founder of Techlawlogi Consulting LLP. She is an Editor and Consultant at EBC Learning. She has offered courses on consumer law, arbitration, e-commerce, contract law and corporate law on the platform. She has authored a book on ‘Electronic Commerce: Legal Compliance’, published by Eastern Book Company. The book comprehensively outlines the various legal and regulatory frameworks and compliance for e-commerce players. Dr Pratima has served the legal academia for over two decades as a visiting faculty at various reputed law schools and business schools. Dr Pratima holds a Doctorate in Law from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru.

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Ashok G.V.

Partner, Factum Law

A dispute resolution counsel, Ashok represents clients in the food and beverages, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, defence and technology, banking and financial services, real estate and construction, e-commerce and hospitality areas, in domestic and international dispute resolution. His work in the field of Intellectual Property Rights involves not only advising and assisting clients in protecting and commercially exploiting intangible assets but also in representing clients in intellectual property litigations. In the course of his experience as an Intellectual Property Rights lawyer, he has appeared for the plaintiffs and the defendants in a variety of intellectual property litigations involving trademarks, copyright and trade secret/confidential information actions. He has also had the distinction of securing several John Doe orders in the enforcement of trademarks, in addition to working with clients on global intellectual property protection and cross-border enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. Ashok is an invited speaker at the New Delhi-based independent think tank, the Observer Research Foundation, the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad and Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.

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Rajesh Ramanathan

Partner, Factum Law

Rajesh is an advocate with over 24 years of experience in national and international commercial dispute resolution. His areas of expertise are IP and related services, including prosecution and transactional, contentious and non-contentious litigation. Earlier, Rajesh headed the IP law practice of a reputed national firm. He has also been in charge of the Southern Indian operations of a leading IP firm as its senior associate. Rajesh has vast experience in litigation, prosecution, anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy operations and transactional services. Rajesh is an alumnus of the Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire).

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Sheetal Srikanth

Advocate (Corporate, Commercial & Intellectual Property)

Sheetal is a graduate of the School of Law, Christ University (SLCU), Bengaluru. She also has an LL.M., with a specialisation in intellectual property law, from the University of Toronto, where she authored a thesis titled “The Copyright—Design Conundrum: An Enquiry into the Efficacy of Sui Generis Design Laws”.

Sheetal specialises in litigation and has, over the last six years, represented both domestic and foreign clients in diverse litigation before various fora and arbitrations. She started her practice in Chennai and is now practicing before courts in Bengaluru and Hyderabad. She regularly appears, in Bengaluru and Hyderabad, before the high courts, city civil and criminal courts, tribunals and other authorities. While she focuses on corporate and commercial litigation, generally, she has valuable experience and specialises in intellectual property matters, specifically, patent, copyright, and trademark related litigations. She also undertakes intellectual property prosecution and represents clients before intellectual property offices all over India. She also advises clients in transactions involving intellectual property, particularly transactions pertaining to film production, content creation for television, broadcast media and streaming.

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C R Jacob

Senior Strategist IP & Business, LexOrbis

Mr C R Jacob is a senior strategist for IP & business at LexOrbis, an entrepreneur, and a startup mentor. At LexOrbis, he regularly advises large and small organisations, and especially startups in their IP strategy and business strategy, IP prosecution, IP valuation, and IP commercialisation. He founded IP Astra, a boutique IP consulting firm later merged with LexOrbis. He was on the board of directors at BPE Biotree India Pvt. Ltd., a biopharma equipment manufacturer, now a member of the Zeta Group, Austria. He is also an investor in an eyewear startup. Mr Jacob regularly conducts IP sessions for startups at IIM Kozhikode LIVE—startup incubation centre. Mr Jacob has a BE and MTech in electronics and has done EPGBM from IIM Calcutta.

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Meenakshi Chotia

Managing Associate, LexOrbis

Ms Chotia is a registered Indian patent agent and the Karnataka State Bar Council member. She holds a master's in Biochemistry and a bachelor’s in Biotechnology and Law. She has 11+ years of rich experience in strategic business counselling on intellectual property matters, and she partners with commercial and scientific teams to develop comprehensive and cost-effective global IP portfolio strategies. She has represented multinational and domestic clients in India, PCT and global (including US, EP, JP, CN, KR, AU, CA etc.) patent drafting and prosecution. She also represents clients in prosecution & opposition hearings at the Indian Patent Office and matters with the National Biodiversity Authority of India. Meenakshi has expertise in conducting due diligence (search & analysis), handling oppositions, and third-party observations. She also has expertise in conducting various searches & providing opinions on matters including patentability search, freedom to operate search, invalidation search, equivalent search and landscape search. She represents a wide range of clients across the life-sciences sector, including fields of biotechnology, synthetic biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biopharmaceuticals, genetic engineering, medical diagnostics, immunology, therapeutics, microbiology, bioinformatics, materials science, textiles and polymer technology. She delivers seminars on various platforms on Indian patent law and patenting strategies.

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Dr Shivani Shrivastava

Associate Partner, LexOrbis

Dr Shrivastava is a registered patent agent with over 16 years of experience. She holds PhD in bioinformatics, M.Sc. in plant science and an LL.B. She has also done an executive programme (TLPWE) from IIM Calcutta. Her technical areas of expertise include plant science, chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry and medicinal products. She regularly advises clients on filing and prosecuting patent applications in India and foreign jurisdictions including the US, EPO, AU, NZ, etc. She works closely with clients and manages their IP portfolio. She has expertise in mentoring individuals, start-ups, SMEs and advising them on building IP strategy and portfolio management. She is also involved in various IP-related business deals, which include IP valuation, due diligence, technology transfer, licensing, etc. She regularly attends conferences and seminars organised by GIPC, FICCI, IPO, National Law Universities etc. discussing various national and international intellectual property issues. She published several articles and delivered lectures at various forums.

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Rajalakshmi Nesargi

Founder, Nesargi Law Group-Intellectual Property Law Services

Rajalakshmi V Nesargi is a highly experienced IP law expert with over two decades of international practice in the USA and India. She specialises in advising IT, nutraceutical and startup firms, and in 2016, she founded Nesargi Law Group, focusing on IP strategy, consultation, prosecution, and litigation. Ms Nesargi excels in creating and managing IP assets, forming strategic partnerships, and negotiating IP-related agreements. She also provides expert guidance on IP prosecution and sponsored research.

Recognised for her expertise, Ms Nesargi has authored online trademark law courses and numerous IP-related books for the National Law School of India University (NLSIU). She actively teaches at law universities, has advised the Government on copyright in the music industry, and has authored articles highlighting her copyright expertise. Her passion lies in educating institutions and individuals about protecting and investing in intellectual property.

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Tarun Khurana

Partner & IP Attorney, IIPRD & Khurana & Khurana

Tarun has 20+ years of experience in Intellectual Property (IP) and is the Co-founding Partner and Patent Attorney of Khurana & Khurana (K&K) and IIPRD. These firms are leaders in IP and corporate law, with 10 offices in India and regional offices globally. Tarun is ranked among India's top 12 patent prosecution practitioners by IAM 1000 and IAM 300 strategists. He specialises in patent preparation/drafting, portfolio management, IP/commercial litigation, valuation, and IP commercialisation for a wide range of clients, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. His expertise covers electronics, telecom, computer-implemented, and mechanical subjects, and he provides patent support services to US and European firms and corporates. Tarun holds degrees in computer science engineering, software systems, law, and an MBA. He is a regular speaker at various institutes and conferences, including GIPC, WIPF, CII, FICCI, and more.


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