International Advanced Training Course on Intellectual Property

Date and Time: July 27-28, 2022, from 08:30-16:30 (Pakistan Standard Time)
Venue: COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad
Islamic Republic of Pakistan

(Flyer attached)

Overview:

Intellectual Property (IP) has been an integral part of every business organization whether SMEs, MNCs, or Institutions. Technology- based companies are built around and founded on intellectual property. Statistics show that the ROI in IP could be much higher than ROI on physical assets like building, land, and production plants. IP is an intangible asset which is neither exhausted by consumption nor subject to deterioration unlike physical assets.

The second COMSTECH Intellectual Property Summit, as a continuation of the previous Summit held in 2021, will be held in July 27-28, 2022 to aim enhancing knowledge and the ability of the IP experts of Islamic science and technology parks in the field of Intellectual Property Management accordingly.

Coverage:

  • Introduction to the IP Management
  • Fundamental principles of IP Administration, Patent Law, Trademark Law and IP-Management
  • Patent Portfolio Generation and Management

Key Topics to be covered in this seminar:

  • Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective
  • Patent Portfolio Management- Case Study
  • Pakistani Innovation landscape
  • Pakistani Patent Registration Procedure
  • Pakistani Trademark Registration Procedure
  • Patent Portfolio Generation and Management
  • Patent protection in non-PCT countries
  • Patent Registration- Case Study
  • Introduction to the Madrid System for the International Registration of Trademarks

Speakers

Mitra Aminlou
KARAFAM Intellectual Property Consultancy
Talk Title:

  • Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective
  • Patent Portfolio Management- Case Study

Mitra Aminlou has done her BSc in chemical Engineering in Tehran Poly Technique University. She moved to Management Of Technology in her MA, majoring Technology Transfer and continued her PhD in the same field, Majoring R&D Management in Allameh Tabatabaei University. Also by granting a WIPO scholarship, she has done a LLM in Intellectual Property in Turin University in Turin.

She has been working in Pasteur Institute of Iran for 16 years as head of Technology Development Office, Strategic Management Office and Board of Trusties secretariat. Establishing Pasteur IP Office (PIPO) 14 years ago is one of her prominent activities. Also initiating IP Policy Council in Health Ministry following a central IP Office in health ministry during last 5 years.

Promoting IP and Technology Management movement and activities, she is now working in National level with ministry of Health (MOHME), ministry of Science, research and education (NRISP) and IRAMOT

During last 15 years, she actively work on self-knowledge promotion on IP issues especially close connection to WIPO. Also tries her best in development and dissemination of IP Management culture in national level through educating, policymaking and regulation and proactive IP services via private sector.

Her Special focus in IP are: Patents, IP Management, Technological Cooperation (esp. TTOs)

Owais Hassan Shaikh
Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law
Talk Title:

  • Pakistani Innovation landscape
  • Pakistani Patent Registration Procedure
  • Pakistani Trademark Registration Procedure

Dr. Owais H. Shaikh completed his PhD with Magna-cum-Laude from Ludwig Maximilians Universität (Munich University), Germany in 2016. He wrote his PhD dissertation at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich. Owais also has a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property (LL.M) from Munich Intellectual Property Law Center.

Apart from these, he holds an MBA and a BBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. His teaching and research interests lie in IP, competition and technology laws. He is also a Tutor of Intellectual Property Management at the World Intellectual Property Organization Academy since 2015. He is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Network and a guest lecturer at the Universitas Airlangga and at the National Agency of Research and Innovation (BRIN) Indonesia. He actively advises and mentors various technology startups. He is the Founder of Meydaan Ventures, a platform to connect early-stage startups with investors. He is also founder of a startup in stealth mode working at the intersection of Web 3.0 (Metaverse, NFTs) and IP. Previously he worked as Management Consultant in Germany as well as Assistant Director at the Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan where he assisted the Registrar Trade Marks in Ex-parte hearings.

Leyla Zarei
IKAF. LLC
Talk Title:

  • Patent Portfolio Generation and Management

Working in a private company (2009) that had planned to enrich its patent portfolio to commercialize its innovative achievements in foreign countries, led up Leyla Zarei, as the IP specialist in that company to conduct patent prosecution, while she acquired valuable practical knowledge about essentials in patents to enter into commercialization process.

Regarding Leyla’s previous major in environmental engineering (Wageningen university-2004, Netherlands) and experiences already obtained in the private company, Leyla started her carrier in analyzing and valuing innovative environmental-related technologies through patent mapping and analysis while she worked in a technology development group in the Iranian Nano Initiative Council (INIC) (2011).

Leyla continued her IP journey by graduating LLM in intellectual property (WIPO scholarship- Turin University, Italy; 2013). Since then, she involved in many IP-related activities, mainly in patent fields, namely; patent drafting, novelty and freedom analysis, and technology mapping. Moreover, she consults individuals and companies about IP management to obtain more benefits from created Intellectual assets while providing related services for them.

She is managing Ikaf company at the moment while she transfers her experience and knowledge by lecturing in various specific IP-relating fields.        

Her Special focuses in IP are: Patents (drafting; prosecution; and analysis) and IP Management.

Fatemeh Jahanpeyma
KARAFAM Intellectual Property Consultancy
Talk Title:

  • Patent protection in non-PCT countries
  • Patent Registratoin- Case Study

Fatemeh Jahanpeyma holds a master’s degree in Medical Biotechnology from Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Iran (2018). She has worked as a research assistant with a demonstrated history of working in biotechnology, and in particular in the fields of medical diagnostics and nanobiotechnology. She has authored or co-authored 7 papers published in high impact scientific journals.

She is currently the head of patent department at Karafam company (Tehran, Iran) which is a private corporation providing high quality intellectual property (IP) management services, and is an agent of Iran Patent Center (Kanoon IP), Iran National Innovation Fund (INIF), Iran’s National Institute for Medical Research Development (NIMAD), and Iran’s Tech-Export Services Corridor (TESC) in providing IP services to entrepreneurs and technologists.

Fatemeh holds numerous international certificates in Intellectual Property (IP) disciplines and has lectured on different IP topics for start-ups, entrepreneurs, university students, and patent examiners. Meanwhile, she has conducted numerous projects in patent analysis and monitoring, preparing patent landscape reports, patentability studies, patent drafting and prosecution, freedom-to-operate search, and preparing IP policy memos.

Fatemeh is passionate about science, technology, IP management, and entrepreneurship and is always keen to help entrepreneurs leverage IP and technical innovations to maximize their business potential.    

Her special interests in IP include IP management and using patents metadata to investigate technological trajectories of path-breaking innovations in the different fields of healthcare industry.  

Sanaz Javadi
Talk Title:

  • Introduction to the Madrid System for the Internatinal Registration of Trademarks

Sanaz Javadi Farahzadi, lawyer, lecturer, mentor and international adviser to United Nations agencies, European Union, governments, academia, private sector on technical assistance projects on intellectual property, international trade and gender equality in Europe, Middle East, Africa and South East Asia.

Master in Intellectual Property Law, LLM in International Trade Law, Doctoral Researcher in Law, based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Have been working with World Intellectual Property Organization, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, South Center, UNIDROIT, UNCTAD, International Trade Center, Graduate Institute Geneva, Cambridge University and Women in International Affairs Network (WIAN),Vice President Organization of Women in International Trade, OWIT ,Geneva
A part of ITC mentorship program for women in international affairs
Legal Network Manager, Legamart, London, UK

Registration Process
Step 1: Physical Participation has already been closed.

Step 2: For Virtual participation please register at https://forms.gle/ysUbuN1W6G4Db4hr6

Step 3: Selected candidates will be notified through email; hence, applicants are required to check their emails.

Venue:

The course will be held at the COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan. The city with the backdrop of Margalla Hills and National Park was purpose-built as the capital of sixth largest globally and second most populous (in OIC) country Pakistan in the year 1966. Pakistan, according to the Forbes magazine, is a hidden treasure for tourists with rich cultural diversity, ancient history, diverse landscape, cuisines, modern cities, and locally produced items.

COMSTECH Secretariat
33-Constitution Avenue
Sector G-5/2
Islamabad
Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Tel: +92 51 9220 681 to 683

Course Coordinators:

Dr. Mahmoud Saberi Motlagh
Executive Director
Inter-Islamic Network of Science & Technology Parks (INSTP)
Nezam Pezeshki alley, Entezam Sq. Beheshti Blv, P.O. Box 41635-1719, Rasht, Guilan Islamic Republic of Iran Email: info@instp.ir
Dr. Mohammad Ali Mahesar
Consultant
OIC Standing Committee on Scientific & Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) Islamabad. Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Email: consultant@comstech.org
Phone: +92 51 9220681
Ms. Nour Rizk
International Relations
Inter-Islamic Network of Science & Technology Parks (INSTP)
Nezam Pezeshki alley, Entezam Sq. Beheshti Blv, P.O. Box 41635-1719, Rasht, Guilan Islamic Republic of Iran Email: info@instp.ir
Mr. Aqeel Khan
PS to Consultant
OIC Standing Committee on Scientific & Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) Islamabad. Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Email: akhan@comstech.org
Phone: +92 51 9220681
Show More
Check Also
Close
Back to top button