The 3rd Annual IT Legal Summit 2015

Lex Witness takes pride in announcing The 3rd Annual Information Technology Legal Summit 2015 scheduled for 19th June 2015 in Bengaluru.

The 3rd Annual IT Legal Summit has coined a 2 pronged theme that lays down the agenda for discussion ranging from IPR to Contracts;

ONE – focus on all possible and probable legal complexities that can evolve due to negligence of legal aspects like IPR, Compliance and Data Protection.

TWO – focus on how shall a legal counsel today combat all legal complications that might arise in the current new age technology and the online e-commerce/m-commerce boom that the sector is going through.

IP REALMS IN IT – OWN | PROTECT | VALUATE | MONETIZE | COMPETE
~ Fostering the MAKE IN INDIA Initiative ~

  • Strategic Management of IP Portfolios – Identify, Protect, Valuate, Monetize
  • Software Patenting – India vs. Global – Licensing, Taxation issues on Transfer Pricing, Valuation
  • Contractual Structure in IP Transactions – IP Protection for Software, Pre-existing/Acquired IP
  • IP Litigation – Key to combating litigation situations
  • Competition Law – Interplay between Dominance and Ownership
  • IP Risk & Compliance Managements – Prevention from Piracy, IP Leakage, IP Compliances in Software

COMPLIANCE MANDATES FOR THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR
~ An Inevitable Responsibility ~

  • Statutory and Regulatory Compliances – The Master Checklist, Staying Updated & More
  • The New Companies Act 2013 – Special Focus on Related Party Transactions
  • HR Compliances – Defining Working Hours, Bulk Firing, Sexual Harassment etc.
  • Taxation Focus – SEZ Tax Holidays – Minimum Alternate Taxes, VAT vs. Upcoming GST Model

ONLINE & E-COMMERCE BOOM AT A RAZOR’S EDGE & THE IT ACT 2000
~ The New Age Technology Revolution & The Legal Hassles Involved ~

BREAKOUT 1 – THE E-COMMERCE & M-COMMERCE PLAYERS

  • RBI Restrictions – Payment Platforms & Processes
  • Data Vitalities – Consumer Data Protection vs. Saleability Scopes
  • Cyber Laws – Curbing Hacking & Piracy threats to business
  • Liabilities of Intermediaries – Focus on IT Act 2000
  • Grievance Redressal – Resolving Disputes
  • FDI in E-Commerce – Scopes and Possibilities

BREAKOUT 2 – CLOUD COMPUTING & OPEN SOURCE ONLINE BUSINESSES

  • Data Privacy – Combating the security issues of ‘your data’ on the ‘cloud’
  • IP Ownership – Rightfully owning ‘your cloud based businesses’
  • Frameworks of Open Source Bodies – Identifying the best suitable frameworks
  • Contractual Arrangements – Defining the advantages and liabilities involved
  • Scope of Commercial Adjustments – Client – Provider Business Dynamics
  • Service Level Commitments – Scopes, Quality, SLAs, Responsibilities, Delivery Metrics etc.

DATA PROTECTION – KEY BUSINESS DRIVER
~ Data Protection & Vulnerability in a Business Setup ~

  • Data Protection – Noticeable Processes and Mandates
  • Litigation w.r.t to Data Breach – Domestic as well as Cross Border
  • Legalities in Data Transfer – Domestic as well as Cross Border
  • Section 72(a) – Disclosure of Data as per Contracts
  • Cyber Crime – Preventive Measures & Combating Situations
  • HR Implications – Combating Data Leakage w.r.t Employee attrition

THE ART OF CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
~ Is It Possible to Minimize Litigation through Effective Contracting ~

  • The Art of Contracting – Defining scopes, advantages, negotiations
  • Indemnity and Liabilities – Defining Responsibilities
  • Risks Involved – Service Provider vs. Client
  • Technology and License Contracts
  • Technology Development Contracts
  • Bargain Dominance in Negotiations
  • Contractual Nuisances for SMAC Services

GET INVOLVED

In order to participate at ITLS 2015, Bengaluru in the form of Speakers, Delegates or Sponsors please get in touch with:

Speaker, Sponsorship & Delegate Queries
Bhupinder Kaur | E: Bhupinder@WitnessLive.in | M: 09654155065
Neelima Maheshwari | E: Neelima@WitnessLive.in | M: 08800841600

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