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

After successfully hosting our editions consistently in The IPR Gorilla in 2019, it is now moving to Dubai edition again, a region that’s well poised to become the next major legal and IPR innovation hub. The conference aims to bring together 250+ 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 patents, designs, trademark, copyright, technology – IP innovation and challenges reflected in 2020 and their impact to way forward i.e 2021.

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, Dubai, November 19 & 20, 2019 ]
Glimpse Of Past Event
About
[About Conference]
Welcome to the Greatest Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Conference 2020

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 50 Emerging IP/IP Players Award

ASHUTOSH KUMAR

Ashutosh Kumar

[ Singh & Singh ]

Dr. Geetesh Kaushik

Dr. Geetesh Kaushik

[ IP
Micro Labs Ltd ]

Mohamed Agamy

Mohamed Agamy

[ Links & Gains Law Firm ]

Sharon Shofner-Meyer

Sharon Shofner-Meyer

[ Activ8 IP ]

Allen (Jun) Wang

Allen (Jun) Wang

[ Beijing TA Law Firm, China ]

Nourhan N. Moussa

Dr. Nourhan N. Moussa

[ Law Tv Co. ]

BRENDA MAT

Brenda Matanga

[ Bmatanga IP Attorneys ]

Francesca La Rocca

Francesca La Rocca

[ Studio Legale Sena & Tarchini ]

AGENDA
[Conference Itinerary]
Theme - Patents, Trademark, Designs & Copyrights : IP Innovation & Challenges in 2020.
Timings Schedule (Day I)
07:30 AM – 08:45 AM Registration & Networking
08:45 AM – 09:00 AM Welcome Address
09:00 AM – 09:15 AM Introduction in the house : To know who’s who
09:15 AM – 09:30 AM Key Note Session I : Latest & Recommended Prosecution Practices (Patent – UAE)
09:30 AM- 09:45 AM Key Note Session II : Latest & Recommended Prosecution Practices (Patent – Asia/Africa/Europe/India)
09:45 AM -10:00 AM Key Note Session III : Latest & Recommended Prosecution Practices (Patent – USA)
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Award Distribution : Top IP Leaders
10:20 AM – 10:40 AM Networking Tea Break
10:40 AM – 10:50 AM Exclusive Presentation I : Using data and analytics to align IP strategy with business goals
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM Exclusive Presentation II : Social Media for Attorneys
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Panel Discussion I : Top IP Owners of UAE (Winning Strategies & Challenges in IP life cycle)
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM Panel Discussion II : Start Ups/SMEs, IP and UAE (How IP is changing the technology & business landscape)
12:30 PM – 12:45 PM Exclusive Presentation III : Gulf Cooperation Council Patent Office (GCCPO)
12:45 PM – 01:00 PM Exclusive Presentation IV : European Intellectual Property Office (EPO)
01:00 PM – 01:45 PM Networking Lunch Break
01:45 PM – 02:30 PM Panel Discussion III : Is Data the new IP in place of Asia?
02:30 PM – 03:15 PM Panel Discussion IV : IP Rights in the age of Block-Chain, 5G and Artificial Intelligence
03:15 PM – 03:45 PM Exclusive Presentation V : Block-Chain and Artificial Intelligence driven IP Due Diligence
03:45 PM – 04:00 PM Networking Tea Break
04:00 PM – 04:30 PM Panel Discussion V : Pharma Industry Update (Recent developments in IP, across the globe)
04:30 PM – 05:00 PM Panel Discussion VI : Patents and Designs in Europe/Asia/Africa/ME/US (What will work and what will not – Cost effective Prosecution Strategies)
05:00 PM – 05:30 PM Award Distribution : Top IP Leaders
05:30 PM – 06:00 PM Closing Remarks for Day 1
Timings Schedule (Day II)
07:30 AM – 08:45 AM Registration & Networking
08:45 AM – 09:00 AM Welcome Address
09:00 AM – 09:15 AM Introduction in the house : Know the who’s who
09:15 AM – 09:30 AM Key Note Session I : Latest & Recommended Prosecution Practices (Trademarks – UAE)
09:30 AM- 09:45 AM Key Note Session II : Key Note Session II : Latest & Recommended Prosecution Practices (Trademarks – Asia/Africa/Europe/India)
09:45 AM -10:00 AM Key Note Session III : Latest & Recommended Prosecution Practices (Trademarks – USA)
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Award Distribution : Top IP Law Firms/ Top IP Solutions Providers/ Top IP Start ups
10:20 AM – 10:40 AM Networking Tea Break
10:40 AM – 10:50 AM Exclusive Presentation I : Artificial Intelligence (AI) : New Challenges Faced by Copyright Law
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM Exclusive Presentation II : IP Law Firm – The Future is bright in Digital Age
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Panel Discussion I : Maximize potential of IP through Licensing (The next era of IP monetization)
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM Panel Discussion II : Defending IP Rights Worldwide (No-Litigation Vs Litigation)
12:30 PM – 12:45 PM Exclusive Presentation III : World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
12:45 PM – 01:00 PM Exclusive Presentation IV : The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
01:00 PM – 01:45 PM Networking Lunch Break
01:45 PM – 02:30 PM Panel Discussion III : Middle East & IP – The sunny side (Growing IP Filings from ME, the present and future)
02:30 PM – 03:15 PM Panel Discussion IV : Idea Exchange – Attorneys from service providers meets Attorneys from Corporates
03:15 PM – 03:45 PM Exclusive Presentation V : Using data and analytics to align IP strategy with business goals
03:45 PM – 04:00 PM Networking Tea Break
04:00 PM – 04:30 PM Panel Discussion V : 3D & 4D Printing Industry Update (Recent developments in IP, across the globe)
04:30 PM – 05:00 PM Panel Discussion VI : Trademarks and Copyrights in Europe/Asia/Africa/ME/US (What will work and what will not – Cost effective Prosecution Strategies)
05:00 PM – 05:30 PM Award Distribution : Emerging IP Players
05:30 PM – 06:00 PM Closing Remarks & Networking over Drinks (By Invitation only)

 

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Past Speakers
[Who's Speaking?]
Meet the Industry Experts

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

Past Keynote Speakers

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

Topic: “IP Challenges & Opportunities in an Innovation Ecosystem”

Allen Jun Wang
Managing Partner
Beijing Ta Law Firm, China

Topic: “Artificial Intelligence (AI): New Challenges Faced by Copyright Law”

Dr. Mohamed Hegazy
Head of Legislative Committee
Ministry of Communications and
Information Technology, Egypt

Topic: “Copyright Law’s accommodation to digital technology. Enforcement costs and benefits. Arab Courts Decision (Success Stories)”

Zain Rehman

Patent Specialist,
Dennemeyer

Topic: “Practical Application of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in the IP field”

Dr. Tabrez Ahmad

Pro Vice Chancellor & Dean,
Galgotias University

Topic: “Cybersecurity and Protection of Databases: Challenges and Opportunities”

Pete C. Mehravari

U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché for Middle East and North Africa U.S. Embassy Kuwait, U.S. Department of Commerce

Topic: “The ‘Patents and Nothing Else Matters’ Phenomena”

Past 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

Shilpi Jha

Shilpi Jha

Serving as Officer-in-Charge,
Office of South Asia, USPTO

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.

Place
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The IPR Gorilla will take place at Dubai.

Upcoming
[Conferences]
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 | Stay Tuned
India
The IPR Gorilla, New Delhi, India 2020
Singapore
The IPR Gorilla, Singapore 2020
New York
The IPR Gorilla, New York 2020
London
The IPR Gorilla, London 2020
Japan
The IPR Gorilla, Japan 2020
China
The IPR Gorilla, China 2020
Australia
The IPR Gorilla, Australia 2020
Munich
The IPR Gorilla, Munich 2020
Past Partners
[Who with us?]
Global IP Partner
China IP Law Firm Partner
Lanyard Sponsor
Research & Development Partner
Knowledge Partner
Media Partners
Testimonials

  • Sehan Anthony SoyzaSehan Anthony SoyzaState Counsel, Attorney Generals Department of Sri Lanka

    “A good launching pad”

  • Pritesh KasliwalPritesh KasliwalUS Patent Agent, Software Patent Engineer, Red Hat

    “Organizing a virtual conference with participants spread in dozens of time zones is quite a remarkable feat”

  • K Satish KumarK Satish KumarGlobal Head - Legal & Chief Data Protection Officer, Ramco Systems

    “Very Well Organized”

  • Jeff LindsayJeff LindsayHead of R&D + IP, Lumē Deodorant

    “Diverse, interesting, fun”

  • Hossam TawfikHossam TawfikLegal & Contracts Group Leader, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa B.S.C. (c)

    “Ambitious - Effortful - Uprising Topics”

  • Dr. Peter ParocziDr. Peter ParocziCompliance Officer, QAFCO

    "Professional, smooth, valuable"

  • Beatriz Ruiz-BeatoBeatriz Ruiz-BeatoData Protection Officer of EMEA, NEC Group

    "Dynamic, global approach, interested matters"

  • Elsayed MahfouzElsayed MahfouzHead of Solutions Sales, 5G use cases, Nokia, UAE

    “good experience and sharing information”

  • Hanya HaroonHanya HaroonAdvocate High Court Senior Associate

    “You guys have done an incredible job and the selection of topics as well as speakers is excellent! Thoroughly enjoying the event!”

  • Debashish SankhariDebashish SankhariPartner at Jupiter Law Partners

    “I congratulate you and your team on the organization of the excellent conference with great panel discussions”

  • Allen Jun WangAllen Jun WangManaging Partner Beijing Ta Law Firm, China

    “A super productive IPR conference in Dubai, looking forward to next IPR Gorilla Conference”

  • Avv. Francesca La RoccaAvv. Francesca La RoccaLawyer, Studio Legale Sena e Tarchini

    “I really enjoyed the conference. It was well organized: greats topics and the right number of people”

  • Rajat RashmiRajat RashmiSenior Manager Legal, Cognizant Technology Solutions

    “It was a very well organized conference and had some great content. You and the entire support staff for the conference are very diligent and professional, keep it up!”

  • 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."

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