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Event
[What We do?]
The IPR Gorilla goes ONLINE and is LIVE NOW.

After successfully hosting our editions consistently in The IPR Gorilla in 2019, we are launching our first time virtual conference and going online in light of the social distancing recommendations and global restrictions on travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic . The IPR Gorilla, Virtual conference edition is scheduled to be held on 14 & 15 July 2020. The conference aims to bring together 100+ 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, connect with the best professionals in industry, and remember them even after the conference.

Refreshing one on one networking and quick games

One on one video chat to connect with your potential audience and know them better through rejuvenating hours of games.

Specialized Quick Presentations

Add skills to your professional toolkit with our specialized presentation by our exhibitors. Learn with fun & LIVE demo.

Global Crowd

Join over 100+ inhouse counsels, law firm partners, service providers, start-ups and govt agencies at a single connect online and staying safe at your place.
Highlights
[ Glimpse Of Past Events ]
About
[About Conference]
Welcome to the Greatest Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Conference 2020

9 times a year, a group of interesting and impactful people gathered for a 2 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.” Now turning the current situation to an opportunity, we bring in our first virtual conference to add value to IP fraternity in this critical times.

PAST AWARDEES
[ The IPR Gorilla ]

Top Legal/IP Companies

Top Legal/IP Players

Ashutosh Kumar

Ashutosh Kumar

Top 50 Emerging IP Players Award

Associate Partner,
Singh & Singh

Dr. Geetesh Kaushik

Dr. Geetesh Kaushik

Top 50 Emerging IP Players Award

Head, IP
Micro Labs Ltd, Bangalore

Mohamed Agamy

Mohamed Agamy

Top 50 Emerging IP Players Award

Managing Partner,
Links & Gains Law Firm, Egypt

Sharon Shofner-Meyer

Sharon Shofner-Meyer

Top 50 IP Players Award

President, Board of Advisors,
Activ8 IP

Dr. Alpesh Pathak

Dr. Alpesh Pathak

Top 50 Legal/IP Leaders Award

Global IP Head
Intas Pharmaceuticals

Subhrarag Mukherjee

Subhrarag Mukherjee

Top 50 Legal/IP Leaders Award

Lead Counsel,
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Jari Vaario

Jari Vaario

Top 50 Legal/IP Leaders Award

Head of Asia Patent Transactions & External Alliances, Nokia Technologies

Dr. Denis Diop

Dr. Denis Diop

Top 50 Legal/IP Leaders Award

EVP & Group GC-APAC,
FERNBACH-Software Ltd

Agenda
[Conference Itinerary]
Theme - Patents, Trademark, Designs & Copyrights : IP Innovation & Challenges in 2020.
Timings (Indian Standard Time) Schedule
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM Registration & Open Networking
01:30 PM – 01:45 PM Welcome Address – Vice President: The Conference Gorilla speaks
01:45 PM – 02:00 PM Introduction Online : To know who’s who
02:00 PM – 02:15 PM Keynote Session I : Challenges to patentability posed by AI
02:15 PM- 02:30 PM Keynote Session II : “The New Normal. The role of innovation in the wake of the pandemic and how the adaptability of intellectual property is changing the way we work locally, regionally, and globally.”
02:30 PM -02:45 PM Award Virtual Recognition
02:45 PM – 03:05 PM Networking Break – Open Networking
03:05 PM – 03:15 PM Quick Presentation : Compulsory license initiatives in Latin America

Sponsored by : Dannemann Siemsen

03:15 PM – 04:00 PM Panel Discussion I : Start Ups/SMEs, IP and Global scenario (How IP is changing the technology & business landscape)
04:00 PM – 04:45 PM Panel Discussion II : IP Rights in the age of Block-Chain, 5G and Artificial Intelligence
04:45 PM – 05:05 PM Refreshment Time : “LAUGH OUT LOUD with Ms. SUCHI SINGAPORE (Let the laughter heal ; Navigate Change with Laughter)”
05:05 PM – 05:20 PM Virtual Coffee Room
05:20 PM – 06:00 PM Panel Discussion III : Maximize potential of IP through Licensing (The next era of IP monetization)
06:00 PM – 06:40 PM Panel Discussion IV : Defending IP Rights Worldwide (No-Litigation Vs Litigation)
06:40 PM – 07:00 PM One on One Meetings – Networking

 

07:00 PM – 07:20 PM Specialized Presentation Slot: Which Innovation & IP strategies can help beat Covid-19?
07:20 PM – 07:30 PM Concluding and Closing Remarks
07:30 PM – 08:00 PM Open Networking
Timings (Indian Standard Time) Schedule
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM Registration & Open Networking
01:30 PM – 01:45 PM Welcome Address – Vice President (The Conference Gorilla) Speaks
01:45 PM – 02:00 PM Introduction Online : To know who’s who
02:00 PM – 02:15 PM Keynote Session I : Latest & Recommended Prosecution Practices (Patent – Middle East)
02:15 PM- 02:30 PM Keynote Session II : Intellectual Property Challenges of Block-Chain and Artificial Intelligence in the Post Covid-19 Period
02:30 PM -02:45 PM Award Virtual Recognition
02:45 PM – 03:00 PM Exclusive Presentation : “Registration of Imported Food and Drug Products in Nigeria: What a foreign manufacturer/brand owner needs to know”.

Sponsored by : Banwo & Ighodalo

03:00 PM – 03:15 PM Refreshment Time : “Managing life during the new norm (Wellness during COVID-19; Health is a new wealth)” by MS SUCHI, Laughter Coach Singapore
03:15 PM – 04:00 PM Panel Discussion I : Pharma Industry Update (Recent developments in IP, across the globe)
04:00 PM – 04:45 PM Panel Discussion II : 3D & 4D Printing Industry Update (Recent developments in IP, across the globe)
04:45 PM – 05:05 PM Mini Presentation : Recent Topics on Japanese Patent Practice

Sponsored by : YUASA AND HARA

05:05 PM – 05:20 PM Mini Presentation :IP Cost Excellence: How to save costs but keep high quality in Intellectual Property

Sponsored by : Dennemeyer Consulting GmbH

05:20 PM – 06:00 PM Panel Discussion III : Trademarks and Copyrights (What will work and what will not – Cost effective Prosecution Strategies Globally)
06:00 PM – 06:40 PM Panel Discussion IV : Patents and Designs in Europe/Asia/Africa/ME/US (What will work and what will not – Cost effective Prosecution Strategies)
06:40 PM – 07:00 PM One on One Meetings – Networking
07:00 PM – 07:20 PM Specialized Presentation Slot : Patent Analysis: Through Scientific Approach

Sponsored by : LexisNexis

Survey and Win exclusive vouchers at LexisNexis Session

07:20 PM – 07:30 PM Concluding and Closing Remarks
07:30 PM – 08:00 PM Open Networking

 

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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
Leopoldo Belda Soriano

Leopoldo Belda Soriano

Head of Patent Examination (Mechanics and construction) at the
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

Topic: “Challenges to patentability posed by AI”

Dr. Ahmad Saleh

Dr. Ahmad Saleh

Partner, Head of Patents & Designs (R&D and Innovations),
Al Tamimi & Company

Topic: “Latest & Recommended Prosecution Practices (Patent – Asia/US/Africa/Europe/Middle East)”

Digital innovation and disruption in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak: have you prepared your patent weapons?

John Cabeca

John Cabeca

U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché for South Asia

Topic: “The New Normal. The role of innovation in the wake of the pandemic and how the adaptability of intellectual property is changing the way we work locally, regionally, and globally.”

Prof. (Dr.) Tabrez Ahmad

Prof. (Dr.) Tabrez Ahmad

Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean,
School of Law, GD Goenka University
and Founder Technolex

Topic: “Intellectual Property Challenges of Block-Chain and Artificial Intelligence in the Post Covid-19 Period”

Motivational Speaker
Ms Suchi

Ms. Suchi

Laughter Coach,
Singapore

Topic Day 1: “LAUGH OUT LOUD with Ms. SUCHI SINGAPORE (Let the laughter heal ; Navigate Change with Laughter)”

Topic Day 2: “Managing life during the new norm (Wellness during COVID-19 ; Health is a new wealth)”

Prominent Speakers
Ajay Panwar

Ajay Panwar

Senior Managing Counsel, Intellectual Property (South Asia and MEA region),
Mastercard,
India

Alice Flacco

Alice Flacco

Senior Legal Counsel,
Microport Scientific Corporation,
France


Jaroslaw M. Jankowski

Jaroslaw M. Jankowski

Managing Director Malaysia & Lead Counsel Asia & Regional Compliance Officer Asia,
Siemens Logistics,
Singapore

Tolu Olaloye

Tolu Olaloye

Senior Associate-Intellectual Property,
Jackson, Etti &Edu,
Nigeria

Gustavo Morais

Gustavo Morais

Partner, Lawyer, Electrical Engineer and Industrial Property Agent,
Dannemann Siemsen

G Tharraniiswari

G Tharraniiswari

IP specialist,
LexisNexis India & SEA Region

Jeff Holman

Jeff Holman

IP Strategy Counsel,
HZO, Inc. VP Legal Affairs,
Oscilla Power, Inc.

Greg Mayer

Greg Mayer

Registered U.S. Patent Attorney,
Greater Chicago Area

Johannes Herbert

Johannes Herbert

Manager Consulting, IP Consulting,
Dennemeyer & Co.


Jamie Kemler

Jamie Kemler

VP, IP Business Strategy,
Stryker


Jim Durkin

Jim Durkin

Product Manager,
IP.com


Dr. Rahma Beaugrand

Dr. Rahma Beaugrand

Head of Customer Advisory Presales SAP UAE and Oman, part of Middle East South COO office,
UAE

Randa Habib

Randa Habib

Regulatory- Middle East & Africa,
Perfetti Van Melle,
UAE

Osamu Yamamoto

Osamu Yamamoto

Partner,
Yuasa and Hara


Ishani Chandra

Ishani Chandra

Managing Partner,
Sagar Chandra & Associates


Elsayed Mahfouz

Elsayed Mahfouz

Head of Solutions Sales,
5G use cases,
Nokia,
UAE

Venkata Raghavan

Venkata Raghavan

Proprietor,
Escalade Legal Services


Kavitha Gupta

Kavitha Gupta

Senior Corporate Counsel,
Go-to-Market Legal, India and South Asia,
Juniper Networks

Antonius Alexander Tigor

Antonius Alexander Tigor

Head of Legal Business Partner – Digital,
Telkomsel

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

Data Protection Officer of EMEA,
NEC Group


K Satish Kumar

K Satish Kumar

Global Head - Legal & Chief Data Protection Officer,
Ramco Systems

Persis Hodiwalla

Persis Hodiwalla

Chief Manager Legal,
Reliance Big Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.


Karim Elhelaly

Karim Elhelaly

Legal Director,
Oracle Systems


Ma. Janice Reyes Tejano

Ma. Janice Reyes Tejano

Director of Intellectual Property and ITSO Manager, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Manila,
Philippines; IP Attorney

Chui Lijun

Chui Lijun

Counsel,
Clifford Chance


Dr. Sheetal Chopra

Dr. Sheetal Chopra

India Lead - IPR Advocacy,
Ericsson India Pvt Ltd.
India

Nikos Minas

Nikos Minas

European Patent Attorney & IP strategist,
Hanna Moore + Curley

Scott E. Schneider

Scott E. Schneider

Worldwide Patent Engineering Lead,
IBM Patent Licensing


Sourav Bose

Sourav Bose

Former Associate Director,
UBS,
Singapore

Saumya Bareja

Saumya Bareja

IP Manager,
Procter & Gamble,
Singapore

Sachin Kalra

Sachin Kalra

Deputy General Counsel,
HT Media Ltd,
Delhi, India

Lily Tsen

Lily Tsen

General Counsel,
Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific,
Singapore

Dr. Sanjeev Chaube

Dr. Sanjeev Chaube

EVP & Head - Big Data & Advanced Analytics,
Vodafone Idea Limited,
India

Rahul Dubey

Rahul Dubey

Leader - Intellectual Property & Competitive Intelligence,
Baker Hughes,
India

Victoria Barker

Victoria Barker

UK and European Patent Attorney,
Finnegan Europe LLP


Tuhin Singharoy

Tuhin Singharoy

Counsel, Intellectual Property,
Avery Dennison Corporation


Munish Sudan

Munish Sudan

Head, IP,
Tata Steel

Renju Harikumar

Renju Harikumar

Vice President APAC, Intellectual Property,
Accenture

Dr. Peter Paroczi

Dr. Peter Paroczi

Compliance Officer,
QAFCO

Mirjam Ros

Mirjam Ros

Author of ‘the Innovation Matrix’, business strategist and Innovation & IP advisor

Minh Hoang Merchant

Minh Hoang Merchant

General Counsel,
Genome Medical, Inc.

Ritu Bhargava

Ritu Bhargava

Legal Counsel,
Hiveloop Technology Private Limited

Amit Thukral

Amit Thukral

General Counsel,
VP- Legal and Compliance,
Lupin Ltd.

Dr. Mahendra B. Thakre

Dr. Mahendra B. Thakre

Senior General Manager – IP Legal (India),
Mylan Laboratories

Ms Shalini Vipin Chawla

Ms Shalini Vipin Chawla

Technologist - IPRs,
ITC Limited

Sameet Gambhir

Sameet Gambhir

Jt. VP (Corporate Law) & Company Secretary,
DCM Shriram Ltd.

Hossam Tawfik

Hossam Tawfik

Legal & Contracts Group Leader,
Yokogawa Middle East & Africa B.S.C. (c)

Jeff Lindsay

Jeff Lindsay

Head of R&D + IP,
Lumē Deodorant

Arvind Viswanathan

Arvind Viswanathan

CEO, Pitch Scientific


Pritesh Kasliwal

Pritesh Kasliwal

US Patent Agent,
Software Patent Engineer,
Red Hat

Chinasa Uwanna

Chinasa Uwanna

Senior Associate,
Banwo & Ighodalo

Omar Obeidat

Omar Obeidat

Partner, Head of Competition and Intellectual Property,
Al Tamimi & Company

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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.

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The IPR Gorilla, New Delhi, India | June 26, 2020
Dubai
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China
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Australia
The IPR Gorilla, Australia 2020
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Partners
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Global IP Partner
Associate Partners
Dennemeyer-&-Co.
IP.com
Dannemann
Sagar Chandra & Associates
Yuasa and Hara
Escalade Legal Services
JAcson Etti Edo & Co
Banwo & Ighodalo
TNP
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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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