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The IPR Gorilla – Virtual IP Conference (10th edition - Big and Better)

Beginning of New year 2021 is been magnificent wherein we have successfully managed our back to back and multiple time zone conferences in Jan 2021. Keeping our vision forward and accelerating our value to your business, let’s move to our 10th edition on The IPR Gorilla – Virtual IP Conference on 08 April 2021 happening at Eastern standard zone. The conference aims to bring together 100+ in-house legal departments, law firm partners, and other service providers technology providers, investors, and government agencies. The theme of the conference is to define a roadmap of IP journey in 2021 and taking the global perspectives along. Join us for the enticing sessions and a better experience this time!

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
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About
[About Conference]
Welcome to the Greatest Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Conference 2021

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.

Agenda
[Conference Itinerary]
Timings (EST ZONE) Schedule
08:00 AM – 08:20 AM Virtual Registration and Speed Networking
08:20 AM – 08:30 AM Welcome Remarks – VP, The Conference Gorilla Speaks
08:35 AM – 08:45 AM One on one introduction – where everyone speaks!
08:45 AM – 09:05 AM Keynote Session I: International IP : Are the Caribbean and Africa poised to capitalize on the new trends in International IP in the COVID era ?
09:15 AM – 10:05 AM Panel Discussion I: IP trending challenges in future of the Internet of Things (IoT)
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Panel Discussion II: Cross-border IP disputes & infringement cases – A Global perspective
11:10 AM – 11:50 AM Panel Discussion III: Key Issues Affecting Brands
12:00 PM – 12:40 PM Panel Discussion IV: New Trends in IPR Enforcement worldwide
12:45 PM – 01:20 PM Quick Industry Insights Session: Influencing and informing: trademark issues in global advertising
01:30 PM – 02:15 PM Meetup with The Corporates (Expo time)
02:25 PM – 02:40 PM Quick Presentation Slot: Enforcement of Intellectual Property in Nigeria: Navigating Towards Arbitration and Specialised Courts.

Sponsored by: Fred-Young & Evans LP, Nigeria

Fred-Young & Evans LP, Nigeria

02:50 PM – 03:20 PM Quick Panel Session Discussion: What is store in for AI, blockchain & Machine Learning: Future of IP management technology from an outsiders’ perspective
03:30 PM – 03:45 PM Virtual Recognition – Top IP in-house lawyers
03:45 PM – 04:15 PM Virtual Networking Games/Virtual Coffee Room
04:25 PM – 04:45 PM Specialized Presentation slot: Transparency in FRAND Licensing (HARFANG)

Sponsored by: Harfang IP

Harfang IP

04:45 PM – 05:10 PM Speed Networking
05:15 PM – 05:50 PM Quick Panel Session Discussion: 2021: The turning point for data privacy regulation globally
05:55 PM – 06:40 PM Panel Session V: Innovation at the time of crisis and how to overcome them – A Global Approach 2021
06:45 PM – 07:30 PM Panel Session VI: Building an IP team from the ground up: Exploring strategy diversity and flexibility across the IP Landscape
07:35 PM – 07:55 PM Mini Roundtable Discussion: Affordable Access to Medicines and IP
08:00 PM – 09:00 PM Grand Roundtable Discussion: Managing A Global Trademark Portfolio in 2021: The Value of Effective Communication
09:00 PM – 09:05 PM Closing Remarks
09:10 PM – 09:30 PM Speed Video Networking
Questions?
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Speakers
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Meet the Industry Experts

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

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Abiola Inniss PhD

Dr. Abiola Inniss Ph.D. LLM
Executive Director,
Caribbean and Americas Intellectual Property Organization

Topic: International IP : Are the Caribbean and Africa poised to capitalize on the new trends in International IP in the COVID era ?

Prominent Speakers
Smrithi Mohan

Smrithi Mohan

Senior Attorney and Leader, Global Innovation & Intellectual Property Strategy,
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

EMEA Data Protection Officer, NEC Europe Ltd


Heather N. Bowen, Esq

Heather N. Bowen, Esq

Commercial Counsel
6Sense Insights, Inc.,


Michael Sharp

Michael Sharp

Senior Legal Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property,
Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Dr. Enrico Bonadio

Dr. Enrico Bonadio

Reader in Intellectual Property Law City,
University of London

Tanya Garrett

Tanya Garrett

Intellectual Property Counsel & Manager,
Acument Global Technologies

Dr. Alpesh Pathak

Dr. Alpesh Pathak

Global IP Head,
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Trisha Kozu

Trisha Kozu

Deputy Legal Counsel,
Panopto, Inc

Scott E. Schneider

Scott E. Schneider

Worldwide Patent Engineering Lead,
IBM

Relani Belous

Relani Belous

Principal & Founder,
Belous Law Corporation

William A. Tanenbaum

William A. Tanenbaum

Partner, IP, Technology, Data and Health Care Technology,
Moses & Singer LLP (New York)

Meghna Sudha Panda

Meghna Sudha Panda

Senior Legal Counsel,
Infosys Limited

Kedi Beh Emmanuel

Kedi Beh Emmanuel

O.A.P.I. Accredited Industrial Attorney,
Cabinet Impact

Karthik Kumar, Ph.D.

Karthik Kumar, Ph.D.

Partner,
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Michaël De Vroey

Michaël De Vroey

Senior Associate,
Baker McKenzie

Vanessa Halle

Vanessa Halle

Partner / IP Attorney,
Nico Halle & Co. Law Firm

Howard Urnovitz, PhD

Howard Urnovitz, PhD

CEO,
FBB Biomed

Gargi Nadkarni

Gargi Nadkarni

Senior Manager - Portfolio Planning,
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Lakshika Joshi

Lakshika Joshi

Lead IP Counsel,
Global & AVP -Legal,
Altran-part of Capgemini

Luisa Herrera

Luisa Herrera

Head of the IP Department,
GHA Lawyers

Jason Daniels

Jason Daniels

Brand Protection Senior Manager,
UL

Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor

Co-founder / Principal,
Intellectual Resources

Laura Berton

Laura Berton

Partner,
Kepler Wolf

Sreekar Gadde

Sreekar Gadde

Executive Director,
BlueTree Capital Group

Risti Wulansari

Risti Wulansari

Partner/Co-Founder,
K&K Advocates

Kirk A. Sigmon

Kirk A. Sigmon

Partner,
Banner & Witcoff Ltd.

Alexandra Arneri

Alexandra Arneri

Partner,
Cittone, Demers & Arneri LLP

Russ Petersen

Russ Petersen

Director of Intellectual Property,
Security People, Inc. DBA Digilock

Debera Hepburn

Debera Hepburn

Vice President, Technology,
IP & Contracts,
Goldman Sachs

Christopher Scharff

Christopher Scharff

Shareholder,
McAndrews, Held, & Malloy, Ltd.

Ajita Abraham

Ajita Abraham

Deputy General Counsel,
Capgemini

Curtis Dodd

Curtis Dodd

Chief Intellectual Property Officer,
Harfang IP

Chris Dubuc

Chris Dubuc

Founder, President and CEO,
Harfang IP

Arindom Hazarika

Arindom Hazarika

Counsel, Trademarks & Brand Protection,
Western Digital

Amanda Fuisz

Amanda Fuisz

Senior Counsel,
Datdog, Inc.

Eric L. Sophir

Eric L. Sophir

Partner,
Foley & Lardner LLP

Abiola Shobola

Abiola Shobola

Vice President, Senior Counsel IP,
FuelCell Energy

Moji Onabanjo

Moji Onabanjo

Partner,
GV Legal

Similoluwa Oyelude

Similoluwa Oyelude

Senior Associate,
G.Elias & Co.

Ilia Rozhnov

Ilia Rozhnov

Head of Digital Risk Protection APAC,
Group-IB

Rose James

Rose James

Global Trademark Counsel,
Cummins Inc.

Samarpita Deb

Samarpita Deb

Ex-Head of Legal and Compliance, International,
Innoterra AG

Evan Feldstein

Evan Feldstein

Vice General Manager & General Counsel,
FOREO Inc.

Todd Pleiness

Todd Pleiness

Senior IP Counsel,
MAHLE International, GmbH

Robert Grant

Robert Grant

Senior Director, International Affairs,
Global Innovation Policy Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Richard Milchior

Richard Milchior

Partner,
Herald


Leonor Magalhães Galvão

Leonor Magalhães Galvão

Partner,
magellan IP


Krrishan Singhania

Krrishan Singhania

Managing Partner,
K. Singhania & Co.


David Mace Roberts

David Mace Roberts

General Counsel,
Electronic Transaction Consultants, LLC

Narinder Sanotra

Narinder Sanotra

Legal Director,
OYO

Steve Zelinger

Steve Zelinger

General Counsel,
HTT; Flux Financial; SweetSpot; Safr CARE

Emmanuel Ekpenyong

Emmanuel Ekpenyong

Managing Partner,
Fred-Young & Evans LP,
Nigeria

Dr. Aaradhana Sadasivam

Dr. Aaradhana Sadasivam

Senior Manager, IP,
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited

Genevieve Henshaw

Genevieve Henshaw

Associate,
TNP

Karla J. Pinckes

Karla J. Pinckes

Associate General Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary,
WD-40 Company

Place
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Venue : Virtual Conference

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.

Virtual IP Conference | CET Zone

The IPR Gorilla Virtual IP Conference

April 07, 2021 | CET Zone
Virtual IP Conference | EST Zone

The IPR Gorilla Virtual IP Conference

April 08, 2021| EST Zone
Partners
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Virtual Stage Sponsor
Harfang IP
Cameroon IP Law Firm Partner
Cabinet Impact
Reception Banner Sponsor
K. Singhania & Co.
Nigeria Law Firm Partner
Fred-Young & Evans LP, Nigeria
Session Sponsor
TNP Logo
Associate Partners
Pergament & Cepeda LLP
Belous Law Corporation
Nico Halle & Co. Law Firm
GHA LAWYERS
K&K Advocates
Cittone, Demers & Arneri LLP
McAndrews, Held, & Malloy, Ltd.
GV Legal
G.Elias & Co.
magellan IP
Past Partners
[Who with us?]
Media Partners
A view on transparency in FRAND Licensing sponsored by Harfang IP - Our Virtual Stage Sponsor on 08 April 2021

Testimonials

  • Atmaja Bhattacharjee SwarnaAtmaja Bhattacharjee SwarnaAssociate, Legal Counsel

    “Insightful, interactive and worth attending”

  • Akanksha KarAkanksha KarManaging Associate, Lexorbis, India

    “It was an enriching experience and new and updated information exchanged during the session are major takeaway.”

  • K Satish KumarK Satish KumarGlobal Head Legal and Chief Data Protection Officer, Ramco Systems Ltd

    “Excellent, Well organized, Highly Professional”

  • Raphael DanaRaphael DanaAttorney at Law, Dana Associés

    “Engaging enlightening international”

  • Heather N. Bowen, Esq.Heather N. Bowen, Esq.Of Counsel, Sullivent & Fontanez, PLLC

    “Interactive, informative, insightful”

  • Dr. Aaradhana SadasivamDr. Aaradhana SadasivamSenior Manager IP, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory

    “Loved Hopin platform, Appreciations for using the new software.”

  • 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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