IPR Committee Meeting
A meeting of the AMCHAM IPR committee was organized at the AMCHAM office on 12th May, 2017. The objective of the meeting was to brainstorm the agenda to be taken up by the committee in the year 2017-18. Members also brainstormed on various suggestions to make the committee more active. The members present during the meeting included representatives from Microsoft, DuPont, Qualcomm, PMI and IBM. From AMCHAM, Ms. Ranjana Khanna, Director General CEO and Mr. Gaurav Mendiratta attended the meeting.
Members were informed and encouraged to participate in the AMCHAM door knock delegation to Washington D.C scheduled from June 25-28, 2017. Further their inputs were requested to update the position paper highlighting IP issues of U.S. companies so that it can be shared with Mr. Santosh Jha, DCM designate in the Indian Embassy in a meeting scheduled to be held on 29th May in South Block. Members also suggested for the committee to engage with various stakeholders and agencies in coming months.
Ms. Sanjit Kaur Batra, DuPont was appointed as the new Chairperson for AMCHAM’s IPR Committee and Ms. Meenu Chandra, Microsoft, was appointed as the Co-Chairperson. Ms. Apurva Mehta, Qualcomm was appointed as the second Co-Chairperson for the committee.