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Countdown to Dubai Edition (19 &  20 November , 2019)

Event
[What We do?]
The IPR Gorilla: Dubai Edition

After successfully hosting our 1st edition in Singapore on 25 June 2019 The IPR Gorilla is now moving to Dubai, a region that’s well poised to become the next major legal and IPR innovation hub. The IPR Gorilla, Dubai edition is scheduled to be held on the 19-20 November 2019 at Crowne Plaza Dubai. The conference aims to bring together 150+ in-house legal department, law firm partners and other service providers technology providers, investors and government agencies. The theme of the conference is to emphasize on changing the face of Innovation & increasing demand for IP rights.

Advanced Speakers

Hear inspiring talks, meet the best professionals in industry, and party together after the event!

Refreshing Tea & Coffee Break

Lunch, snacks and refreshing tea and coffee are all part of the ticket price – veggie options included!

Specialized Workshops

Add skills to your professional toolkit with our specialized workshops, taught by experts in their field. Learn with fun.

Incredible Crowd

Join over 200 attorneys, founders, engineers, scientists, product managers, designers – and everything in between.
Highlights
[ The IPR Gorilla Conference, Singapore, June 25, 2019 ]
Glimpse Of Past Event
About
[About Conference]
Welcome to the Greatest Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Conference 2019

9 times a year, a group of interesting and impact people gathers for a day -long experience — which attendees have described as “the ultimate IPR event” and “a journey into the future of IPR, in the company of those creating it.”

PAST AWARDEES
[ The IPR Gorilla ]

Top Legal/IP Companies Award

Top Legal/IP Leaders Award

Adrian-Ooi

Adrian Ooi

[ Next Story Group ]

Antonius-Alexander-Tigor

Antonius Alexander Tigor

[ Telkomsel ]

Alpesh

Dr. Alpesh Pathak

[ Intas Pharmaceuticals ]

Dr.-Denis-Diop

Dr. Denis Diop

[ FERNBACH-Software Ltd ]

Lijun-Chui

Lijun Chui

[ Clifford Chance Pte Ltd ]

Mar

Mark Teng

[ That.Legal LLC ]

Prerna Gandhi

Prerna Gandhi

[ Amazon ]

Stanley

Stanley Park

[ Scotiabank ]

Subhrarag Mukherjee

Subhrarag Mukherjee

[ Packard Enterprise ]

Adefunke Evbodaghe

Adefunke Evbodaghe

[ GSK ]

Damandeep Kaur

Damandeep Kaur

[ Teleperformance India ]

Dr. Anindya Sircar

Dr. Anindya Sircar

[ IP Professional ]

Dr. Ripple Hamza

Dr. Ripple Hamza

[ Kaden Boriss Global ]

Elly Tham

Elly Tham

[ LIXIL Asia ]

Grace Gan

Grace Gan

[ Avaloq Sourcing Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd ]

Jari Vaario

Jari Vaario

[ Nokia ]

Jason Loh

Jason Loh

[ Piece Future ]

Kenichi Umezawa

Kenichi Umezawa

[ Blakemore & Mitsuki ]

Kuldeep Sharma

Kuldeep Sharma

[ Vishal Mega Mart Private Limited ]

Manish Asarkar

Manish Asarkar

[ Black & Veatch Private Limited ]

MARIANNE MALATE-GUERRERO

Marianne M. Guerrero

[ United Coconut Planters Bank ]

Pooja Dua

Pooja Dua

[ A+E Networks Asia ]

Preeti Balwani

Preeti Balwani

[The Kraft Heinz Company]

Rashmi Mishra

Rashmi Mishra

[ ACG Worlwide ]

Renita Sophia Crasta

Renita Sophia Crasta

[ Ascendas-Singbridge ]

Saikat Mukherjee

Saikat Mukherjee

[ Dabur International Ltd ]

Satish Kumar K

Satish Kumar K

[ Ramco ]

Subhadip Sarkar

Subhadip Sarkar

[ Cognizant Technology Solutions ]

Xae Hoyy, Loh

Xae Hoyy, Loh

[ Gold Coin Group ]

Anthony Derek Wong

Anthony Derek Wong

[ Informatica ]

AGENDA
[Conference Itinerary]
Theme: IP. Patent. Trademark. Copyright. Technology. Cyber-Security. AI. Block-Chain
Timings Schedule (Day I)
07:30 AM – 08:15 AM Registration of Delegates, Speakers & Partners
08:15 AM – 08:30 AM Inaugural Session
Welcome Address: Meetali Batra, Vice President, The Conference Gorilla
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM To know who’s who – One on One introduction
08:50 AM – 09:20 AM
Every Keynote will be separated for 15 minutes.
Keynote Session 1: TBA

Keynote Session 2: TBA

09:20 AM- 09:50 AM Award Distribution I
09:50 AM -10:10 AM Networking Tea Break
10:10 AM – 11:00 AM Panel Discussion: The Emergence and Development of IP Law in the Middle East
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM Panel Discussion:  Start Ups, IP and Gulf – How IP is changing the landscape
11:50 AM – 12:40 PM Roundtable Discussion:  Technology Ethics, Data Privacy and AI- legal, policy and IP issues.
12:40 PM – 12:55 PM Motivational Speech
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM Networking Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 02:40 PM Panel Discussion:  Developing the best and successful strategies in Intellectual Property Portfolio Prosecution
02:40 PM – 03:20 PM Panel Discussion: Beyond Prosecution, Litigation and Monetization in Patents: Are we forgetting something?
03:20 PM – 03:40 PM Networking Tea Break
03:40 PM – 04:20 PM Panel Discussion:  How to effectively manage the IP assets for business growth and competitiveness
04:20 PM- 05:00 PM Panel Discussion: IP Due Diligence in the age of Blockchain & AI
05:00 PM – 05:30 PM Award Distribution II
05:30 PM – 05:35 PM Vote of Thanks for Day I
5:40 PM Day I Closing
Timings Schedule (Day II)
07:30 AM – 08:15 AM Registration of Delegates, Speakers & Partners
08:15 AM – 08:30 AM Inaugural Session
Welcome Address: Meetali Batra, Vice President, The Conference Gorilla
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM To know who’s who – One on One introduction
08:50 AM – 09:20 AM
Every Keynote will be separated for 15 minutes.
Keynote Session 1: TBA
Keynote Session 2: TBA
09:20 AM- 09:50 AM Award Distribution I
09:50 AM -10:10 AM Networking Tea Break
10:10 AM – 11:00 AM Panel Discussion: Maximize potential of IP through licensing: The next era of IP monetization
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM Panel Discussion:  Cybersecurity – Anti-counterfeiting and data breach prevention in the UAE and Middle East
11:50 AM – 12:40 PM Roundtable Discussion:  Intellectual Property (IP) Rights in Today’s Digital Economy- Data Privacy, GDPR and new challenges
12:40 PM – 12:55 PM Exclusive Presentation: Litigation aspects that protect and foreign trademarks
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM Networking Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 02:40 PM Panel Discussion: 3D Printing: IP Opportunities and Challenges
02:40 PM – 03:20 PM Panel Discussion: Patent Licensing – The Future enabling innovation for 5G Technology & IoT
03:20 PM – 03:40 PM Networking Tea Break
03:40 PM – 04:20 PM Panel Discussion:  Copyright issues and challenges in online broadcasting and promotion
04:20 PM- 05:00 PM Panel Discussion: Risk and Reputation in the Digital Age

  • Disruptive innovators and navigating their legal function in an IP world
  • The new risk agenda in an unpredictable environment and Unchartered territories
05:00 PM – 05:30 PM Award Distribution II
05:30 PM – 05:35 PM Vote of Thanks for Day II
5:40 PM Day II Closing
Questions?
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Speakers
[Who's Speaking?]
Meet the Industry Experts

Hear inspiring talks, meet the best professionals in industry, and party together after the event!

Keynote Speakers

H.E. Hussain Mohammed Al Mahmoudi
CEO,
American University of Sharjah
Enterprises & Sharjah Research,
Technology and Innovation Park
(SRTIP)

Allen Jun Wang
Managing Partner,
Beijing TA LA FIRM

Dr. Mohamed Hegazy

Head of Legislative Committee
Ministry of Communications and
Information Technology,
Egypt

Prominent Speakers
Lori Baker

Lori Baker

Vice President, Legal & Director,
DIFC

Karim Elhelaly

Karim Elhelaly

Legal Director,
Oracle

Dr. Martin Kurze

Dr. Martin Kurze

Director Research & Innovation
Deutsche Telekom

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

Data Protection Officer,
NEC Europe Ltd

Bernadette Baynie

Bernadette Baynie

Senior Lawyer & Managing Director,
Bernadette Baynie International Co.

Dr. Ahmed Dabbagh

Dr. Ahmed Dabbagh

Director, Technology Transfer & Partnership Sharjah Research Technology & Innovation Park

Richard Phelan

Richard Phelan

Legal Director,
Oman Gas Company S.A.O.C.

Michael Naroz

Michael Naroz

Group Legal Director,
ASGC Group

Kapil Chaudhary

Kapil Chaudhary

Corporate Counsel, India & SAARC,
Autodesk India Pvt. Ltd

Bejoy Namath

Bejoy Namath

DGM – Intellectual Property Rights,
UPL Ltd

Carl Myers

Carl Myers

Senior IP Counsel,
Stanley Black & Decker

Persis Hodiwalla

Persis Hodiwalla

Senior Manager Legal,
Reliance big entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

Kavitha Gupta

Kavitha Gupta

Senior Corporate Counsel – India & South Asia,
Juniper Networks

Moutaz Abdullat

Moutaz Abdullat

Head of Legal GCC,
Ferrero

Sehan Anthony Soyza

Sehan Anthony Soyza

State Counsel,
Attorney Generals Department of Sri Lanka

Zain Rehman

Zain Rehman

Patent Specialist,
Dennemeyer
 

Antonius Alexander Tigor

Antonius Alexander Tigor

Head of Digital Business Compliance,
Telkomsel

Syed Belal

Syed Belal

Cybersecurity Technical Consultant,
PAS Global
 

Thilina Weerasekera

Thilina Weerasekera

AVP - Head of IP, Technology Strategy & Business Development,
John Keells Research

Ma. Janice Tejano

Ma. Janice Tejano

Director of IP,
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde

Lady Hilda Van der Tuin

Lady Hilda Van der Tuin

Owner,
Dutch lawyer

Mahmoud Zedan

Mahmoud Zedan

Head of Legal
Yokogawa Middle East & Africa

Prasanna Lohar

Prasanna Lohar

Head Innovation & Architecture, DCB Bank Ltd

Roy Redd

Roy Redd

TEDx Speaker and Author,
The Redd Group

Khalil A. Ibrahim

Khalil A. Ibrahim

Senior Corporate Lawyer,
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait

Kow Sessah Acquaye

Kow Sessah Acquaye

State Attorney,
Registrar General's Department Ghana

Jeff Holman

Jeff Holman

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary,
HZO

Hala Bou Alwan

Hala Bou Alwan

Founder and Managing Director,
Hala Bou Alwan Consultancy Fz-Llc

Paula Cunha

Paula Cunha

Executive Board Member,
Portuguese Society of Authors (SPAutores)

Mamdouh Al-Gendy

Mamdouh Al-Gendy

Sr. Solutions Architect,
Ingram Micro

Vikas Agarwal

Vikas Agarwal

Senior Manager – BD/Portfolio Mgt/IP,
Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Aditya Verma

Aditya Verma

Senior Legal counsel , Head IP,
OSN
United Arab Emirates

Roosevelt Gould

Roosevelt Gould

Senior Legal Counsel,
Liberia Intellectual Property Office
Liberia

Sarah Norkor Anku

Sarah Norkor Anku

(Senior Partner) Lawyer & Intellectual Property Consultant,
Anku.Anku At Law

Nishant Kewalramani

Nishant Kewalramani

Founding Partner,
Ediplis Counsels


Fatma Alsuwaidi

Fatma Alsuwaidi

Senior Manager of Knowledge and Intellectual Capital , Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Ahmad Saleh

Ahmad Saleh

Partner, Head of Patents & Designs (R&D and Innovations),
AL Tamimi & Co.

Dr Mohamed Al Hemairy

Dr Mohamed Al Hemairy

Head, Technology Transfer Office [TTO] and Chair,
University of Sharjah

Steffen Feike

Steffen Feike

Senior Legal Counsel,
Bombardier

Rahul Dubey

Rahul Dubey

Leader - Intellectual Property & Competitive Intelligence at Baker Hughes a GE Company

Helen Tung

Helen Tung

Founder,
NewSpace2060,
UAE

Abier Wasouf

Abier Wasouf

Regional Anticounterfeit counsel - MEA Danfoss Intellectual Property Department

Paolo Morresi

Paolo Morresi

Contract Management Lead for Middle East,
Accenture

Mohamed Agamy

Mohamed Agamy

Managing Partner,
Links & Gains Law Firm,
Egypt

Shahab Ahmed

Shahab Ahmed

Head Of Legal & Privacy Law,
Etihad Aviation Group

Ashutosh Kumar

Ashutosh Kumar

Associate Partner,
Singh & Singh

Nicole Giblin

Nicole Giblin

Senior Associate - UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney,
Clyde & Co LLP

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The IPR Gorilla will take place at Crowne Plaza Dubai.

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Global Editions

The IPR Gorilla. 1 conference, 9 Editions. Brand, exhibit, engage and network like never before. The Conference editions will held in Singapore, Germany, China, Australia, United Arab Emirates and India.

Dubai
The IPR Gorilla (Dubai Edition) |19 & 20 November, 2019
Germany
The IPR Gorilla (Munich Edition)
New York
The IPR Gorilla (New York Edition)
India
The IPR Gorilla (New Delhi Edition)
London
The IPR Gorilla (London Edition)
Japan
The IPR Gorilla (Japan Edition)
China
The IPR Gorilla (China Edition)
Australia
The IPR Gorilla (Australia Edition)
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Silver Sponsors
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Testimonials

  • Chloe LeeChloe LeeMarkets Legal Senior Vice President, Citi

    "I find the conference and discussions there were quite informative and helpful. The topics I always have been interested in, and thus I appreciated the talks and discussions."

  • Anthony Derek WongAnthony Derek WongLegal Director, Asia-Pacific & Japan, Informatica

    "I thought it was a great success and an excellent way to network. I thought the discussion points were very informative and would be glad to attend any further conferences you will be organizing in Singapore."

  • Adrian OoiAdrian OoiHead of Legal, Next Story Group

    "The conference was well organized, and I appreciate the entire set up and process."

  • Dr Liza LamDr Liza LamSenior Patent Attorney, Amica Law LLC

    "Much appreciation to all the efforts that you and your team have put in for The IPR Gorilla in Singapore on 25 June 2019, making it a memorable event."

  • Dennis CaiDennis CaiInternet DotTrademark Organisation Limited

    "It was my great pleasure to join the event which is a highly successful one. The event provides excellent networking opportunities, and I enjoyed very much in exchanging views with my fellow speakers and many high profile participants."

  • Dr. Denis DiopDr. Denis DiopEVP & Group GC-APAC, FERNBACH-Software Ltd

    "Great conference that I could be part of."