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IP Knowledge and Skills

Intellepedia organises programs aimed at sharing IP knowledge and building IP skills.

Intellectual Property Discussions and Debates

Our forums facilitate IP discussions and debates among IP professionals, academics, business leaders and creators.

IP Law and Policy Contributions

Intellepedia's articles, reports and sessions contribute to intellectual property law and policy making in India.

Talks by Thought Leaders and Leading IP Professionals

We organise talks and sessions by distinguished business and IP professionals.

Personal Consultation, Counselling and Advise

Intellepedia conducts and facilitates one on one intellectual property consultation, counselling and advisory sessions.

IP Self-Help Programs

We organise self-help programs to enable creators, inventors and corporates protect, manage, commercialise and enforce their intellectual property effectively.

The Speakers

Dr. Kalyan Kankanala

Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

Dr. Kalyan Kankanala is a reputed IP attorney, Writer and Professor. He specialises in helping clients maximize business and financial value from their IP assets through strategic protection, management, dispute resolution and commercialisation.

Vinita Radhakrishnan

Vinita Radhakrishnan

Ms. Vinita Radhakrishnan is a Senior Partner at BananaIP Counsels. She heads the chemistry, pharma, biotech, traditional medicine and food patent practice of the firm. She also manages the international patent practice of BananaIP. Vinita is reputed for her expertise in helping strategize, protect, manage and commercialise patent and other IP assets.

Sanjeeth Hegde

Sanjeeth Hegde

Mr. Sanjeeth Hegde is a Senior Partner at BananaIP Counsels. He specialises in trademarks, copyrights, entertainment law, ecommerce law, and licensing / merchandising. He has a Jurist Doctorate and worked with large MNCs in the US before returning to India. He is rated among the top entertainment law, branding, licensing and merchandising attorneys in India.

Nitin Nair

Nitin Nair

Nitin Nair is a Senior Partner at BananaIP Counsels. He is a leading patent attorney in telecom, electronics, IT, machine learning, IOT and affiliated areas. He has helped many clients file and prosecute patents in India, and is reputed for his expertise in acquiring strong patents. Nitin teaches patent law at NLSIU and delivers sessions for corporates and inventors on patent searching, analysis, protection, risk assessment and valuation.

Somashekar Ramakrishna

Somashekar Ramakrishna

Mr. Somashekar Ramakrishna is a Senior Partner at BananaIP Counsels. He heads the mechanical, automotive and manufacturing patent practice, and is well-known in his area of work. He works with some of the leading companies in manufacturing, mobility, automotive, and affiliated areas, and is a specialist patent prosecutor. He worked as a part of the team contracted by UNIDO to build IP in select MSMEs in India.

Gaurav Mishra

Gaurav Mishra

Gaurav Mishra works as a Managing Associate at BananaIP Counsels. He is among the bright, upcoming patent experts in India. He specialises in patent practice and procedure. He is the editor of Intellepedia, and writes extensively on patent matters of importance. Gaurav delivers patent sessions on behalf of Karnataka Government and BananaIP for corporates, academics and students. He speaks on patent process, PCT, patentability and related topics.

“It is not the most intellectual or the strongest species that survives, but the species that survives is the one that is able to adapt to or adjust best to the changing environment in which it finds itself”


The Business of Intellectual Property For Start-ups(July, 17th 2020) - Webinar

BananaIP Counsels in association with NSRCEL (IIM-B) is organising a webinar on July 17th, 2020 on the topic “The Business of Intellectual Property for Start-Ups.”

How to Get a Patent Grant in 1 Year in India (To Be Announced soon)

Changes in patent rules and proactive steps of the patent office now make it possible to acquire patent grants within one year from the date of filing a patent application. The cost for acquiring the patent speedily is not very high, and business/financial benefits are significant.

3 Day Expert Training Course For Indian Patent Agent Examination , 2020 (To Be Announced soon)

Intellepedia along with BananaIP Counsels, India’s Leading Intellectual Property Firm is conducting a professional training programme for candidates appearing for the Patent Agent Examination (PAE) 2020.


IP Knowledge and Skill Development

  • The knowledge, culture and skill development programs are primarily aimed at corporates and research organisations seeking to build IP culture and hygiene among their employees. Their objective is to give an understanding of chosen IP topics and teach skills that can be used by employees to help the organisation identify, protect and build strong IP portfolios.

Personal IP Coaching

  • BananaIP's School of IP offers personal coaching for students, corporate employees, and other interested individuals on specific topics of the individuals' choice. Through this program, an individual may approach School of IP for training or coaching on a given subject or topic. A customised program will be created by a faculty member of School of IP after discussion with the person, following which the coaching will be initiated.

Outbound IP Activities

  • From time to time, BananaIP's School of IP organises outbound IP programs such as picnics, outings, holidays and vacations. These programs are meant to learn about IP in an enjoyable and relaxing environment without the limitations that form part of formal training programs. Some of our outbound programs are open to all individuals, and others may be specifically organised for companies, organisations or groups.

IP Greet and Meet

  • Once in a while, BananaIP's School of IP organises greet and meet IP events. The focus of these programs is to enable social IP meetings, discussions on chosen topics, meeting important IP personnel, and development of IP relationships. These programs may be organised at coffee shops, office premises of organisations, or other locations.

IP Programs for Creators

  • BananaIP's School of IP takes pride in being the only organisation with extensive experience in building IP knowledge and culture among creators such as authors, inventors, performers, artists, dancers, and so on. At regular intervals, we organise IP programs for creators in order to enable them make the best of their IP, financially and otherwise.

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Intellectual Property Events, Seminars and Workshops

Intellepedia - Intellectual Property Seminars, Conferences and Workshops

BananaIP’s Intellepedia is recognised as the leader in intellectual property knowledge, culture and skill development in India. We offer interesting, innovative and interactive training, certification and development programs for organisations as well as individuals.