CII supports the new industrial revolution, and always explore the scope of building IP intensive ecosystem and enabled its impact on the world. The envisaged IP movement from CII would highlight and reinforce the unique strengths of Indian industry, academia, and other institutions. These institutions would drive Intellectual Property Rights as a Movement to enhance value addition, competitiveness & improve quality of life and thus 'Build India for a New World'.

World Intellectual Property Day is observed on 26 April every year with a variety of events and activities worldwide. It aims to increase awareness and understanding of Intellectual Property (IP) as well as promote innovation and creativity. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has been celebrating this day in partnership with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and Intellectual Property Office, India (IPO) with the thought-provoking symposiums / conferences on burning IPR issues.

This year CII is planning to organize the one-day Virtual National Intellectual Property Convention on 26 April. The theme of the convention will be "360 degrees perspectives on principles, policies, and protection of IPR in the current global context".

Government & Institutional Partners


World IP Day-Lead
World IP Day-Partner
World IP Day-Co-Partner
World IP Day-Associate-Partner

Speakers 2022

Gallery 2022

Mr R Saha

Senior Advisor, Confederation of Indian Industry

Dr Ramesh Datla

Chairman, CII Natiional Committee on IP and Executive Chairman, Elico Ltd

Mr Daren Tang

Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

Prof Unnat P Pandit

Controller General of Patent, Design and Trademark, Intellectual Property Office, Govt of India

Dr Ashish Mohan

Principal Counsellor, Confederation of Indian Industry

Mr Aleman Marco

Assistant Director General WIPO

Mr John Cabeca

U.S. Intellectual Property Counselor for South Asia, USPTO

Ms Poyni Bhatt


Dr Shirshendu Mukherjee

Mission Director-Programme management. Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)

Mr Robin Tommy

Head of TCS Rapid Lab. Corporate R&I Incubation group

Hon'ble Ms Justice Prathiba M Singh

Judge, High Court of Delhi, New Delhi

Mr G R Raghavendra

Joint Secretary. Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice

Mr Pravin Anand

Managing Partner, Anand and Anand

Dr Shankar Venugopal

Vice President, Mahindra & Mahindra

Mr Munish Sudan

Innovation & IP Management, TATA Steel Ltd

Mr Anubhav Jain

Global Brand Relations Manager, Amazon India

Mr Saim Manto

Head of Brand Protection, SKF

Mr Pankaj Monga

Partner, Lall & Sethi

Dr Pushpendra Rai

Former Director, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Mr Antony Taubman

Director, Intellectual Property Division of the World Trade Organization

Prof Lonias Ndlovu

Director School of Law, University of Venda, South Africa

Prof Faizel Ismail

Director, Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, University of Cape Town

Prof Dr Heinz Goddar

Patentanwalt, European and German Patent and Trademark Attorney, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT

Dr Anju Khanna

Director -Patents, Lall & Sethi