The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) had organized a one-day seminar on the theme
“GMP aspect related to current requirement in ensuring the quality of Medicine for utilizing
India as R&D and IPR hub” on 30th July, 2009 in New Delhi. The seminar focussed on topics
like validation in GMP, DMF filing, IPR and related areas in context with India and Japan.
Mr. V. Lakshmi Kumaran, the Founder and Managing Partner of Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan
Attorneys had delivered a talk on the topic, ‘IP Issues of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry’.
The talk proved to be beneficial to participants from the Pharmaceutical industry, such as legal
experts, scientists and technologists, consultants, investors keen on doing R&D in India and