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25th edition 

The IPR Gorilla.

 Pullman Dubai Downtown
July 12-13, 2023

The Conference

Two Days of Powerful Talks
July 12-13, 2023
25th Edition

Join us for the 25th edition of The IPR Gorilla, a prestigious two-day conference dedicated to exploring the exciting world of intellectual property rights. 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. So, mark your calendars and embark on a journey of learning, networking, and growth with The IPR Gorilla 2023!

The Conference
200 + Participants

Advisory Committee 


Soji John

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


Lakshika Joshi

Lead IP Counsel, Global & AVP Legal , Capgemini Engineering


André Frieden

Deputy General Counsel / Head, Large Deals Legal Team,


Ahmad Saleh

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

Sponsors & Partners

Lunch Sponsor

Pen Sponsor

Associate Partners




                                               Schedule (Day I)

08:30 AM – 09:00 AM

09:00 AM – 09:20 AM

Welcome Remarks

09:20 AM – 10:35 AM

Panel Discussion I : How to Control IP Costs and Obtain Transparency?

10:35 AM – 11:05 AM

Morning Networking Break

11:05 AM – 12:20 PM

Panel Discussion II : Impact of Metaverse on IPR Globally

12:20 PM – 01:30 PM

Group Photo and Lunch Break

01:30 PM – 02:45 PM

Panel Discussion III : Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement in Gulf and Around The World


02:45 PM – 03:15 PM

Afternoon Networking Break

Panel Discussion IV: What is the Role of IP in Open Innovation?

Panel Discussion V: IP Litigation Strategies and Practices From Around The World

03:15 PM – 04:30 PM

04:30 PM – 05:45 PM

Prominent Speakers

Proud to bring inspirational speakers from across the globe

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    Dr. Lorenz Kaiser

     Senior Legal Counsel


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       Fabio Marazzi

      Co-Founder and Senior                    Managing Partner
      BMV-Marazzi & Associati


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   Aisha Salem-Howey

Intellectual Property Attaché for the Middle East & North Africa

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       Hossam Zakaria

        Senior Legal Counsel
    Hossam Zakaria for Legal   
Consultations and Legal Services

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       Dr Mohamed Al                  Hemairy

    Head of Technology Transfer
          University of Sharjah

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Mohammed Noaman

   General Counsel – Europe,             Middle East & Africa                       GE Vernova


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          James Hall

CEO, Founder and General Counsel
                      Global GC

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        Muna Farid

Managing Director & Head of                             Legal
           Hatch DWC-LLC

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       Henzie Healley

           Managing Partner
The Counsel Services Limited

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     Ipsita Mazumdar

                Legal Counsel
  MG Motor India (Morris Garages)

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  Rajesh Ramanathan

                Factum Law

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     Virender Singh

            Associate Partner

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        Subhajit Saha

              Head- Legal & IPR
      LCGC- Resolute Group of                         Companies


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        Vedant Pujari

                 Accures Legal

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     Patrick Desmond

             Special Counsel
        SCG Chemicals Co Ltd

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     Sameet Gambhir

    Vice President (Corp. Law) &               Company Secretary
            DCM Shriram Ltd.

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       Dr. Laura Voda

                  Of Counsel
  Fichte & C
o Legal Consultancy

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        Ekank Mehra

               In-house counsel

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  Mohamed Hegazy

   Senior Consultant in Public              Policy, Legislative, and                        Regulatory Affairs
         Digital Economy and  Technology General Division

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Faneva Rakotomanana

       IP Consultant, Agent and                          Counsel
        Cabinet Rakotomanana
      (Republic of Madagascar)

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      Karim Elhelaly

        Group Legal Advisor

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        Randa Habib

      Founder and Principal        Consultant -Middle East and Africa
         RAPID Consultancy

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        Naomi Assia

   Naomi Assia & Co. Law Offices

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    Venkata Raghavan


       Escalade Legal Services


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        Anand Verma

              Let’s Learn Law 

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        Saloni Tuteja

     Head of Legal, Middle East

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 Sebina Noreen Malik

            Consultant Solicitor

           Commercial Disputes


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       ​​Michael Peroff


The Law Office of Michael A.Peroff


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      Samantha Yung

              Senior Associate

               Gowling WLG


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