Presentations | 01/21/2013

Brooks Kushman’s Shah to Present at Largest IP Conference in Asia-Pacific Region

Team Contact: Sangeeta Shah

  • Patent Prosecution

Southfield, Mich. – Sangeeta Gandhi Shah, shareholder at Brooks Kushman`s Detroit office, is speaking at the 5th Annual Global IP Conference in Bangalore, India on Thursday, Jan. 24th. The largest IP conference in the Asia-Pacific region, the 2013 Global IP Conference will focus on the theme of “IPR: The Powerhouse of Tomorrow.”

The Global IP Conference brings together IP experts representing more than 30 countries, including the United States, the U.K., Germany, Japan, China, South Africa, Brazil, Israel, Pakistan and others to discuss issues relating to the interface of IP in the global arena. The 2013 event is slated to be the world`s largest conference on IP rights, covering important issues in innovation, technology and other IP-related issues.

During her presentation titled “Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights from a Litigation / Client Counseling Perspective,” Shah will discuss the divided / joint infringement strategies in the wake of Akamai, the “Long Arm of the ITC: The effect of the Tian Rui case,” and post-AIA (America Invents Act) strategies. Shah will share the panel and discussion with: Dr. Jorg Thomaier, chief IP counsel, Bayer Group; Dr. Oliver S. Hartmann, partner, InDe Advocates, and president, Indo-German Lawyer Association; and Dr. Raj G. Sardesai, vice president and chief IP counsel, Avery Dennison Corp.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Established in 1983, Brooks Kushman P.C. ( is a nationally ranked intellectual property and technology focused law firm with offices across the nation. The firm has over 70 lawyers and patent agents specializing in various disciplines. Brooks Kushman has a reputation for providing leading intellectual property strategy and counseling with a focus on the business objectives of its clients, and represents clients across many industries with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies among its clients and is often recognized by its peers and leading trade publications. The firm is recognized as a “Go-To Law Firm” according to Corporate Counsel magazine, a “Best at Client Focus” firm according to Fortune 1000 companies surveyed by The BTI Consulting Group, one of the top intellectual property firms according to Fortune 100 companies surveyed by IP Law & Business, and is listed on the Law360 Intellectual Property 100 List.

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