Growth Ethos & IPR for Startups & SMEs

Signicent LLP is proudly celebrating World IP Day and has organized a free online panel discussion (webinar) on April 24 (Friday) from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.


We will have among us renowned panelists to help foster business growth strategies and IP among entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs, academia and industry.

The panel discussion will cover hot topics that are relevant today such as technology stacks for business growth, importance of protecting innovation by IPR and patents, legal aspects for companies and the role of premier academic institutes like IITs in the light of dynamically changing business environment.

Ekant Agarwal
Ekant Agarwal Executive Director, SACC

Experienced owner with a demonstrated history of working in the startup industry and a prominent figure in legal services.

Joseph Jude
Joseph Jude CTO, Net Solutions

Business technologist & an IT Guru who has worked with CXOs to solve their business problems with technology.

Jagdeep Kumar Sharma
Jagdeep Kumar Sharma CEO, TBIF, IIT Ropar

Heading Technology Business Incubator Foundation (TBIF) at IIT Ropar and is responsible for startups and e-cell activities.

Hitesh Kumar Gulati
Hitesh Kumar Gulati Founder, DiversityAce Business Consulting

Change & Organisational Development Consultant with 18 years of diversified experience.

Harit Mohan
Harit Mohan CEO & Founder, Signicent

Technology and IPR consultant to over 350+ businesses globally spread across 15 countries and is an IIT Madras Alumni.

Power Panel Agenda

03:50 PM 04:00 PM
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04:00 PM 04:05 PM
Welcome & Panel Introduction

Hitesh Kumar Gulati, Founder at DiversityAce Business Consulting

Program Convener

04:05 PM 04:13 PM
Technology Stacks for Business Growth

Joseph Jude, CTO at Net Solutions


04:13 PM 04:20 PM
COVID-19 Hard Facts & Measures

Ekant Agarwal, Executive Director at SACC


04:20 PM 04:27 PM
Role of IITs to Fight Economic Downturn

JK Sharma, CEO at TBIF, IIT Ropar


04:27 PM 04:35 PM
IPR and Patents to Protect Innovation

Harit Mohan, CEO & Founder at Signicent LLP

Panelist & Moderator

04:35 PM 04:55 PM
Q&A with Panelists

Open house discussion

Attendees can interact with Panelists

04:55 PM 05:00 PM
Conclusion & Vote of Thanks

Harit Mohan (CEO & Founder, Signicent LLP)

Hitesh Kumar Gulati (Founder, DiversityAce Business Consulting)

Registration Form

Event Date: April 24, 2020 (Friday)
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mode: Webinar (details to join will be send via email)

Email: ipday [at]
Contact: 7696-887-888

Registrations for the event were closed at 1:05 PM on April 24, 2020! We thank you for your interest!