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The IPR Gorilla – Virtual IP Conference (20th 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 20th edition on The IPR Gorilla – Virtual IP Conference on May 12, 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
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About
[About Conference]
Welcome to the Greatest Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Conference

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 ]
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

Agenda
[Conference Itinerary]
Timings (EST ZONE) Schedule
08:30 AM – 08:50 AM Virtual Registration and Speed Networking
08:55 AM – 09:00 AM Welcome Remarks – VP, The Conference Gorilla Speaks!
09:05 AM – 09:20 AM One on one introduction – where everyone speaks!
09:25 AM – 10:25 AM Panel Discussion I: How has Innovation been affected in a Post COVID World
10:30 AM – 11:10 AM Quick Knowledgeable and Intriguing Session: New software tools for practicing IP law. Such as patent searching, document generation, billing/invoicing, docketing, etc.
11:15 AM – 11:35 AM

Quick Presentation Slot: History and Recent Development in the Pharma Antitrust Law in the United States.

Sponsored by: Pergament & Cepeda LLP

PergamentCepedaLLP

11:40 AM – 12:25 PM

Panel Discussion II: NFT and Digitalization – How IP Rights should cover these new technologies

Session Sponsored by: Jacobacci Law Firm

Jacobacci

12:30 PM – 12:50 PM Sponsor Intro & Table Top Questions
12:55 PM – 01:40 PM

Panel Discussion III: Metaverse or Blockchains

Session Sponsored by: Interpatent

Interpatent-S.r.l.

01:45 PM – 02:35 PM

Quick Presentation Slot: 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

Sponsored by: DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

DeCotiis-FitzPatrick-Cole-Giblin-LLP

02:40 PM – 03:25 PM Industry Insights Session: Conflict between Data Protection and Intellectual Property Protection
03:30 PM – 03:50 PM GC Networking Meet: Meet your peers globally and let’s discuss
03:55 PM – 03:25 PM Virtual Award Ceremony
03:30 PM – 04:00 PM Virtual Speed Networking
04:05 PM – 04:50 PM Panel Discussion IV: How to best protect, enforce and exploit IP in the AI and IOT Era
04:55 PM – 05:35 PM Roundtable Session: Patent Law Harmonization
05:40 PM – 06:05 PM Awards of the day and Closing Remarks
06:10 PM – 07:00 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

Lakshika Joshi

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

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
Faith Amatika-Omondi

Faith Amatika-Omondi

Senior Legal Counsel,
Kenya Copyright Board

Anubhav Kapoor

Anubhav Kapoor

Director of Legal Affairs,
Ford India

André Frieden

André Frieden

Managing Deputy General Counsel,
Capgemini

Stephen Yang

Stephen Yang

Managing Partner, Patent Attorney,
IP March

Raghvendra Kumar Verma

Raghvendra Kumar Verma

Group Chief Legal & Compliance Officer,
ISON Group



Gregory Mayer

Gregory Mayer

Counsel,
Scale LLP




Jon M. Garon

Jon M. Garon

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

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

EMEA Data protection officer,
NEC Europe Ltd




Hongming Liu

Hongming Liu

Senior Patent Counsel
Tencent America

Asmita Pawar

Asmita Pawar

Former Head (Legal) Transactions & IP,
Tata Technologies Inc

Emanuela Truffo

Emanuela Truffo

Lawyer, Partner,
Jacobacci Law Firm

Eric L. Sophir

Eric L. Sophir

Partner,
Foley & Lardner LLP

Barrett Spraggins

Barrett Spraggins

Partner
Kennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP

Maria Lobato Lapuente

Maria Lobato Lapuente

Director. Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity,
Lexavy Ltd

Kirk A. Sigmon

Kirk A. Sigmon

Partner,
Banner & Witcoff Ltd.

Omesh Puri

Omesh Puri

Partner, Trademarks, Copyright & Designs,
LexOrbis

Kamal K Arvind

Kamal K Arvind

Associate Attorney,
Merchant & Gould PC

Karthik Kumar, Ph. D.

Karthik Kumar, Ph. D.

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

Evan Feldstein

Evan Feldstein

Vice General Manager & General Counsel,
FOREO Inc.

Edward D. Pergament

Edward D. Pergament

Founder,
Pergament & Cepeda LLP

John A. Stone

John A. Stone

Partner,
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

Johannes Herbert

Johannes Herbert

Manager Consulting,
Dennemeyer IP Consulting

Emmanuel Kedi Beh

Emmanuel Kedi Beh

OAPI Accredited IP Attorney,
Kedi & Associates

Ahmad Saleh

Ahmad Saleh

Partner, Head of Innovation & Patents,
Al Tamimi & Company

Alessio Balbo

Alessio Balbo

IP & Blockchain specialist,
Interpatent S.r.l.

Defeng(Devin) Song

Defeng(Devin) Song

Partner,
fieldfisher

Deepalakshmi Vadivelan

Deepalakshmi Vadivelan

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

Heather N. Bowen, Esq.

Heather N. Bowen, Esq.

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

Lakshika Joshi

Lakshika Joshi

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

Sachin Mishra

Sachin Mishra

Head – Legal & Company Secretary,
Tata Consulting Engineers Limited

Håkan Yildirim

Håkan Yildirim

Head of IP,
Xbrane Biopharma AB

Jomy J. Methipara

Jomy J. Methipara

Partner,
Dickinson Wright

Adriana Cláudia de Moura

Adriana Cláudia de Moura

Head IP Corporate & Tax Regional,
Nidec Global Appliance

Chike Ekwueme

Chike Ekwueme

Managing Partner,
Ekwueme, Ekwueme & Ekwueme

Ankita Tyagi

Ankita Tyagi

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

Charles W. Daff

Charles W. Daff

Operations Manager,
Scale LLP

Girija Krishan Varma

Girija Krishan Varma

Certified Mediator, Arbitrator,
Legal Counsel

Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor

Principal,
Intellectual Resources 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

May 11, 2022 | SGT Zone
Virtual IP Conference | EST Zone

The IPR Gorilla Virtual IP Conference

May 12, 2022| EST Zone
Partners
[Who with us?]
Italy IP Partner
Jacobacci Law Firm
India IP Law Firm Partner
LexOrbis IP Attorneys
Reception Banner Sponsor
Pergament & Cepeda LLP
Virtual Platform Sponsor
DeCotiis,-FitzPatrick,-Cole-&-Giblin,-LLP
Session Sponsor
Interpatent S.r.l.
Associate Partners
IP March
Kennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP
Merchant & Gould PC
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Dennemeyer IP Consulting
Kedi & Associates
Fieldfisher
EKWUEME, EKWUEME & EKWUEME
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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