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The IPR Gorilla – Virtual IP Conference (18th 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 18th edition on The IPR Gorilla – Virtual IP Conference on February 17, 2022 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 2022 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
[ Glimpse Of Past Events ]
About
[About Conference]
Welcome to the Greatest Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Conference 2022

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 Emerging IP Players

Akshay Mehta

Akshay Mehta
Head – Trade Marks & Litigation,
Mehta & Mehta Associates

Hadi El-Duweini

Hadi El-Duweini
International Intellectual Property Advisor,
Bureau Joseph

Evan Feldstein

Evan Feldstein
Vice General Manager & General Counsel,
Foreo

Simi Oyelude

Simi Oyelude
Partner,
G.Elias & Co

Top IP Leaders

Lakshika Joshi

Lakshika Joshi
Lead IP Counsel, Global & AVP -Legal,
Capgemini Engineering

Dr Bijaya Kumar Sahu

Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahu
Regional Manager & Head of IP Facilitation Centre (IPFC),
NRDC, Govt of India

Peng-Chun Wu

Peng-Chun Wu
Founder & CEO,
AIPLUX Technology Co. LTD.

D. Joshua Smith

D. Joshua Smith
Chief IP Counsel and General Counsel of Newpark Fluids Systems,
Newpark Resources, Inc.

Ankita Tyagi

Ankita Tyagi
Sr. Manager IP and projects,
European business and technology centre

Speaker

Madeleine Brown
IP Practice Leader,
CFC Underwriting Ltd

Aman Trehan

Aman Trehan
Vice President and Global Head of Intellectual Property & Product Portfolio,
Odin Pharmaceuticals

Speaker

Arlene Hornilla
VP, Deputy General Counsel, Chief IP Counsel,
Entegris, Inc.

Agenda
[Conference Itinerary]
Timings (EST ZONE) Schedule
07:30 AM – 07:50 AM Virtual Registration and Speed Networking
07:55 AM – 08:00 AM Welcome Remarks – VP, The Conference Gorilla Speaks
08:05 AM – 08:25 AM One on one introduction – where everyone speaks!
08:25 AM – 09:00 AM Introductory Session: Digital Brand Protection in a Changing Global Regulatory Environment
09:05 AM – 09:35 AM Panel Discussion I: The Future of Brands
09:40 AM – 10:00 AM Sponsor Intro & Table Top Questions
10:05 AM – 11:00 AM Panel Discussion II: Academia-Industry Collaboration and IP Commercialization
11:05 AM – 11:25 AM Presentation Slot I: Why SCOTUS rulings have limited patentability of certain kinds of biotech and life science IP, (ii) that trade secret protection has therefore become essential to protecting biotech and life science IP, and (iii) how trade secret protection of obtained, maintained and enforced
11:30 AM – 11:50 AM Presentation Slot II: Recent Development in Pay-for-Delay law in the United States
11:55 AM – 12:35 PM Mini Roundtable Session: New Laws that Impact the IP Ecosystem
12:35 PM – 01:15 PM Quick Knowledgeable and Intriguing Discussion: What are the major risks in IP Licensing? Identifying the gaps and solutions in the IP Licensing processes in different industries
01:25 PM – 01:55 PM Virtual Speed Networking
02:00 PM – 02:35 PM Panel Discussion III: Innovation and the Entertainment Industry: Impact and Evolution
02:45 PM – 03:00 PM Presentation Slot III: Top Five Myths about US Prosecution
03:00 PM – 03:30 PM Virtual Networking Games
03:35 PM – 04:15 PM Quick Industry Insights: Strategies to design around and avoid patent infringement
04:20 PM – 05:15 PM Panel Discussion IV: Adapting the IP system to new technologies
05:20 PM – 06:00 PM Awards of the day and Closing Remarks
06:00 PM – 06:30 PM Virtual Speed Networking
Questions?
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ADVISORY COMMITTEE
MEMBERS
Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato
EMEA Data Protection Officer,
NEC Europe Ltd

Soji John

Soji John
Senior Director,
Assistant General Counsel, IP & Licensing,
Western Digital

Andre Frieden

André Frieden
Deputy General Counsel / Head, Large Deals Legal Team,
Capgemini

Ahmad Saleh

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

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

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

Prominent Speakers
Ankita Sharma

Ankita Sharma

General Manager-Legal,
Honasa Consumer Pvt Ltd. (Mamaearth)

Gregory Mayer

Gregory Mayer

Counsel,
Scale LLP

Steven Fisher-Stawinski

Steven Fisher-Stawinski

Patent Engineering, Enforcement,
International Business Machines (IBM)

Omesh Puri

Omesh Puri

Partner, Trademarks, Copyright & Designs,
LexOrbis

Eric L. Sophir

Eric L. Sophir

Partner,
Foley & Lardner LLP

Ryan Schneer

Ryan Schneer

Managing Member and Patent Attorney,
Schneer IP Law

Emanuela Truffo

Emanuela Truffo

Lawyer, Partner,
Jacobacci Law Firm

Anvita Bajpai

Anvita Bajpai

Master Principal Cloud Architect,
Innovation Center CE CoE JAPAC
Oracle

Odwa Mjezu

Odwa Mjezu

Senior Manager,
MTN Group – Telecommunication & Digital company



André Frieden

André Frieden

Managing Deputy General Counsel,
Capgemini




Jon M. Garon

Jon M. Garon

Professor of Law and Director, Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law Program,
Nova Southeastern University | Shepard Broad College of Law

Sachin Mishra

Sachin Mishra

Head – Legal & Company Secretary,
Tata Consulting Engineers Limited




Anubhav Kapoor

Anubhav Kapoor

Director of Legal Affairs,
Ford India

Enrico Bonadio

Enrico Bonadio

Reader in Intellectual Property Law,
City, University of London

Hongming Liu

Hongming Liu

Senior Patent Counsel,
Tencent America

Lakshika Joshi

Lakshika Joshi

Lead IP Counsel,
Global & AVP -Legal,
Capgemini Engineering

Mr. Kanaiya Thakker

Mr. Kanaiya Thakker

Head- Legal & Compliance / General Counsel,
Ambuja Cements Limited

Soji John

Soji John

Senior Director, Assistant General Counsel, IP & Licensing,
Western Digital

Ankita Tyagi

Ankita Tyagi

Deputy Head, IP & Projects,
European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC)

Kevin J Fournier

Kevin J Fournier

Director,
Kevin J Fournier Intellectual Property Legal Services Ltd

Heather N. Bowen, Esq.

Heather N. Bowen, Esq.

Counsel - Data, Strategy & Business Operations,
NBCUniversal Media, LLC

Dr. Tata Sudhakar

Dr. Tata Sudhakar

Scientist G,
National Institute Of Ocean Etchnology

Deepalakshmi Vadivelan

Deepalakshmi Vadivelan

Vice President & General Counsel (India & APAC),
Quess Corp Ltd

Tanya Garrett

Tanya Garrett

Senior Intellectual Property Counsel & Manager,
CAMCAR Innovations℠

Paola Andrea Romero

Paola Andrea Romero

Senior Attorney,
Colombian Coffee Growers Federation

Jomy J. Methipara

Jomy J. Methipara

Partner,
Dickinson Wright

Kamal K Arvind

Kamal K Arvind

Associate Attorney,
Merchant & Gould PC

John A. Stone

John A. Stone

Partner,
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

Raghvendra Kumar Verma

Raghvendra Kumar Verma

Group Chief Legal & Compliance Officer,
ISON Group

K Satish Kumar

K Satish Kumar

Group Chief Legal Officer,
Intellect Design Arena Ltd

Karthik Kumar, Ph. D.

Karthik Kumar, Ph. D.

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

Megan McLoughlin

Megan McLoughlin

Patent Attorney,
Founders Legal

Edward D. Pergament

Edward D. Pergament

Founder,
Pergament & Cepeda LLP

Saket Sankhla

Saket Sankhla

Head Trade Business Operations,
ex-Wayfair, ex-Schneider Electric, ex-SAP Labs

Virginia Servent Palmieri

Virginia Servent Palmieri

Partner and IP Regional Director


Surajit Atha

Surajit Atha

Patents & Analytics CoE (PACE),
General Electric

Dr. Mohit Gambhir

Dr. Mohit Gambhir

Innovation Director, Ministry of Education,
Govt. of India

Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahu

Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahu

Regional Manager & Head of IP Facilitation Centre (IPFC),
NRDC, Govt of India

Persis Hodiwalla

Persis Hodiwalla

Founder & Managing Partner ,
JP Legal Corp.

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

February 16, 2022 | SGT Zone
Virtual IP Conference | EST Zone

The IPR Gorilla Virtual IP Conference

February 17, 2022| EST Zone
Partners
[Who with us?]
India IP Law Firm Partner
LexOrbis IP Attorneys
Italy IP Partner
Jacobacci Law Firm
Virtual Stage Sponsor
DeCotiis,-FitzPatrick,-Cole-&-Giblin,-LLP
Global IP Service Provider
Founders Legal
Reception Banner Sponsor
Pergament & Cepeda LLP
Associate Partners
SSchneer IP Law
Rodl & Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Past Partners
[Who with us?]
Media Partners
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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