PROF. GANESH S. HINGMIRE | CHAIRMAN
Prof. Ganesh Hingmire is a renowned Intellectual Property (IP) Enthusiast and a winner of two Consecutive National Awards for “Best Facilitation of Registration of Geographical Indications and Promotion of Registered GI in India” given by Ministry of Commerce, Gov. of India.
Prof. Ganesh completed his LL.M. from UK after completing LL.B. from renowned ILS Law College, Pune after his Science degree in Chemistry. He has also completed M.Phil (Economics) from University of Pune with a record of 91% grade point. He has completed several Professional Trainings viz. Japan Patent Office, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and NISCAIR. He constantly supported various industries for their IPR registration and commercialization from 2002 till then.
He is the founder of Great Mission Group Consultancy which is dedicated towards promotion of IPR in the country. He is also the founder and director of GMGC IPR Services Pvt. Ltd., a Start Up recognized by Government of India under the Start Up India Scheme launched in 2016.
He is an ardent reader and passionate writer with more than 70 published articles and numerous news articles in all majorly circulated news papers of Maharashtra and India. He has also authored two books on Economics and Intellectual Property Rights.
He has attended five Ministerial Conferences of World Trade Organization (WTO) at Cancun (2003), Hong Kong (2005), Geneva (2011), Indonesia (2013) and Kenya (2015) and his two position papers on GI issues have been published at WTO Website. He chose to work in the area of community IP Rights i.e. Geographical Indications and make it as a tool for economic growth of India. In the year 2014, the Indian GI Registry received 36 applications out of which Prof. Ganesh had worked upon 23 Applications with the support from World Bank Project and Department of Horticulture, Gov. of Maharashtra. It is because of his genuine efforts and relentless hardwork, Maharashtra is top in the list of Agricultural GIs in India. He continues his work with only one thing in mind “Miles To Go Before I Sleep”. Promotion of genuine agricultural products of India and getting premium price to the ultimate producer i.e. Farmer is the aim of his life.
Being the trailblazer in the field of Intellectual Property and particularly in the area of community IP Rights, Ganesh has incalculable level of understanding and experience regarding building a business out of an innovative concept.