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27th edition 

 The IP and Litigation Gorilla       Conference Dubai 2024

15 & 16 July, 2024
Pullman Dubai Downtown
 
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The Conference

Two Days of Powerful Talks
15 & 16 July, 2024

 
27th Edition

After an eventful year of  2023, Join us for the 27th edition of The IP and Litigation Gorilla Conference, a prestigious two-days conference dedicated to exploring the exciting world of intellectual property rights and legal fraternities. With over 200+ attendees expected to grace the event, The IPR Gorilla promises to be an insightful, interactive, and thought-provoking platform that offers an exclusive opportunity to connect with some of the brightest minds and industry leaders from across the globe.


This conference is a must-attend for anyone seeking to gain insights into the latest trends, network with like-minded individuals, and expand their knowledge of intellectual property and legal topics. So, mark your calendars and embark on a journey of learning, networking, and growth with The IPR Gorilla 2024!

200 + Participants
60+
Topics
24+
Sessions
45+
Speakers

Advisory Committee 

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Soji John 

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

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Patrick Desmond

Special Counsel
SCG Chemicals Co Ltd        

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André Frieden

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

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Lakshika Joshi

Partner, Lead IP Counsel, Global & AVP Legal , Capgemini Engg.

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Ahmad Saleh

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

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Dr. Lorenz Kaiser

Senior Legal Counsel GE Aviation

Associate Partners

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Sponsors & Partners

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 Pen Sponsor & Lanyard Sponsor

         Co Lanyard Sponsor

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             Notepad Sponsor

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 Media Partners

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Prominent Speakers

Proud to bring inspirational speakers from across the globe

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    Dr. Lorenz Kaiser

      Senior Legal Counsel
             GE Aviation
              (Germany)

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      Dawn Tan

  Managing Director
   Ashurst ADTLaw
     (Singapore)

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   Patrick Desmond

          Special Counsel
     SCG Chemicals Co Ltd                                         (Thailand)

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      Ahmad Saleh

                    Partner

       Al Tamimi & Company

                      (UAE)

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   Shaharyar Nashat

    Executive Director Legal
 AI Jomaih Energy & Water Co. Ltd.
                      (UAE)

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      Shaima Al Sayed

              Head of Legal

                   VinFast

                    (UAE)

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  Parnika Chaturvedi 

            Partner 

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart &       Sullivan, LLP

               (UAE)

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Dr. Venkat Reddy Donthi Reddy

            Senior Advocate

                      (India)

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     Nishi Shabana

        Founding Partner,

             Lume Legal

                   (India)

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     Kamala Naganand

        Managing Partner

              Aarna Law

               (India)

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    Rohit Singh Gole

        Senior Lead,
Business 
Solutions Consultant,
                  Clarivate                                                     (UAE)

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    Sachin Bhakar

             Advisor
       Energy Company
              (India)

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      Ripple Hamza

             Founder
Confrere Global Legal  
               (UAE)

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    Miscen Desiderio

  Director for Legal & Compliance

               Accenture

              (Philippines)

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Waleed Nasser Al-Garawany

     Senior Contracts Manager

                        ABB

                       (UAE)

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Dr Mohamed Al Hemairy

Head of Tech. Transfer Section
         University of Sharjah
                  (UAE)

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    Sameet Gambhir

Vice President (Corp. Law) &         Company Secretary

       DCM Shriram Ltd.
                    (India)

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Beatriz Ruiz-Beato

 Head of Global Data Privacy

            NEC Corporation
                  (Spain)

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Abduraheem Padinhare

        Sr. Legal Manager 

         CARS24 Arabia
                    (UAE)

 

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    Raghvendra Verma

 Chief Legal & Compliance Officer
         ISON Xperiences Group
                        (UAE)

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       Saloni Tuteja

     Head of Legal, Middle East
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                       (UAE)

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      Ayman Al Ashry

     Senior Legal Consultant 
    Hamdam Al Shamsi Legal
                    (UAE)

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        Binish Ahmed

 Director, Ethics and Compliance

             DXC Technology

                     (UAE)

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   Mohammed Noaman

              General Counsel

                  GE Power

                      (UAE)

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        Ramy Rasmy

          DAMAC Properties

             Legal Counsel

                   (UAE)

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        Muna Farid

      MD. & Head of Legal
          Hatch DWC-LLC  
                               (UAE)
                    

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          Isha Sharma

                Founder

        Trayambak & Viadroit

                      (India)

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Abhishek Choudhury

               Director

     Nanobiz India Pvt Ltd 

                     (India)

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   Dr. Abdulamir Alfaraj

    Specialized Trainer

      Dar Al-Muhama

            (Kuwait)

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        Henrietta Newton 

         Senior Legal Counsel 

            Hartons Advisory

                      (UAE)

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        Vaibhav Sharma 

 Leading The Technology   Transfer Unit,

American University of Sharjah

                      (UAE)

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     Sanjana Shrivastava

               Manager

                 Etisalat

                 (UAE)

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        Noorulhuda Manshoor

                      Partner

               Legacy Partners

                     (Canada)

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     Tayseer Bharucha

          Associate Advocate

              Bharucha & Co.

                   (Pakistan)

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      Advitiya Saxena

         Senior Manager - IP 
           Schindler Group
                    (India)

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     Prashant Marathe

         General Counsel,
     VP - Legal & Compliance
           Sula Vineyards
                 (India)

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Manthi Wickramasooriya

              Of Counsel
           Quinn Emanuel
                    (UK)

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Syed Othman Syed Omar

                IP Executive
                  Petronas
                 (Malaysia)

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Saidatul Akmal Wahid

               Manager
               Petronas
               (Malaysia)

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Agenda

Timings

                                               Schedule

08:30 AM – 09:00 AM

09:00 AM – 09:30 AM

Welcome Remarks and Keynote Speaker

09:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Panel Discussion I : Enforcement Issues That Arise In Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Panel Discussion II : How To Control IP Costs And Obtain Transparency

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Morning Networking Break

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

Panel Discussion III: Impact of Metaverse on IP & in Legal around the world

01:00 PM – 02:10 PM

Lunch Break & Group Photo

Registration 

02:10 PM – 03:10 PM

Panel Discussion IV : Digital Brand Protection: Challenges and Solutions to prevent infringement & counterfeiting globally

03:10 PM – 03:40 PM

Afternoon Networking Break

Panel Discussion V: Patent Portfolio Valuations- Importance of IP & Patents

 03:40 PM – 05:00 PM

Timings

                                               Schedule

 08:30 AM – 09:00 AM

 Registration 

09:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Panel Discussion VI: Compliance & Risk In The Digital Age: Cyber Security, Privacy And Data Protection  

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Morning Networking Break

Panel Discussion VII: Enforcement and Anti-counterfeiting- How to Approach it?   

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Panel Discussion VIII: Adoption Of AI, ML & Blockchain Technology In IP and Litigation

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

                                                      Lunch Break

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Panel Discussion IX: IP Licensing

01:45 PM – 02:45 PM

                                      Afternoon Networking Break

02:45 PM – 03:15 PM

Panel Discussion X: Cross border IP disputes & infringement cases - A Global perspective           

03:30 PM – 04:30 PM

Award Ceremony and Closing Remarks

04:30 PM – 05:00 PM

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