Inside JGU 2019 - Issue 4 (April)

Jindal Global Law School and JIRICO hosts panel discussion on Linking Future Startups to India’s Growth: Policy Developments and Incentive Structure

Jindal Global Law School and JIRICO hosted a panel discussion on Linking Future Startups to India’s Growth: Policy Developments and Incentive Structure on 26 April 2019 at India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi.

The panel discussion mainly focused on the following themes:

How can the criteria for choosing best technology vary between the perspectives of the investor and the innovator?

What is the nature of support that can be extended to startups in valuation of patents/assessing patent quality?

Can a standard technology-transfer manual help the TTOs in commercialising technology based out of universities?

The broad framework of the draft e-commerce policy and how it is going to benefit future startups.

The distinguished panelists were: Dr. Geeta Gouri, Former Member, Competition Commission of India; Professor (Dr.) Michael E. Jones, Professor, Emeritus University of Massachusetts Lowell; Ms. Ananya Chandra, Assistant Vice President (Innovation, Ayushman Bharat), Invest India; Mr. Sumit Kapoor, Deputy Manager, Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM); Professor Ram B. Ramachandran, Professor of Practice & Vice Dean (Strategy & Planning), Jindal School of Banking & Finance; Ms. Shilpi Jha, Senior Legal Counsel for Intellectual Property-South Asia, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); Dr. Ayesha Chaudhary, Manager, Atal Tinkering Labs Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog; Ms. Priyanka Gupta, Associate Director (Intellectual Property), KPMG India; Dr. Mayank Dhaundiyal, Associate Professor and Vice Dean, Jindal Global Business School.