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IIPLA 2024 Barcelona

Join us for a remarkable event! IIPLA’s 24th Edition is set to unfold on September 25-26, 2024, at Spain. we’re on a mission to transform the landscape of Intellectual Property Laws by fostering dynamic interactions among key stakeholders, bridging the gap between the public and private sectors.

Imagine being a part of a global gathering of over 200 IP professionals representing prestigious law firms and organizations from across the globe. They will converge in Dubai, not only to explore the latest trends and innovations in the IP industry but also to showcase cutting-edge products, services, and solutions designed to tackle the most pressing IP challenges of our time.

Don’t miss your chance to be at the forefront of this transformative experience. Purchase your ticket now and become a catalyst for change in the world of Intellectual Property. Join us at IIPLA 2024 Barcelona and be a part of something extraordinary!

Our Past Speakers in Dubai

Marium Razzaq

Equity Partner at JMR Solicitors, United Kingdom

Hawraa Hammoud

IP Specialist at  Abou Naja IP Firm, UAE

Mona Adel

Legal Consultant at United Trademark & Patent Services ,
UAE

Aylin Onen

Intellectual Property Manager at Gianfranco Ferre LL.C

G. Deepak Sriniwas

Partner at Rajeshwari & Associate, India

Rohit Singh Gole

Lead Business Solutions Consultant at Clarivate, UAE

Jan Manuel Giesen

European Patent Attorney at Glude & Partner,Berlin

 

Yosr Hamza

Director, Legal & Compliance at Gartner,

UAE

Who Should Attend?

Agenda

IP TRACK

08:00 AM Onwards

Distribution of Passes and Registration

09:00 AM-10: 30 AM

Session 1 : Intellectual Property (IP) in Today’s Business Landscape

Muna Farid, Director, Hatch Consulting FZE ,UAE
JAMES M. HALL, CEO and Founder, Global GC, USA
SALONI TUTEJA, HEAD OF LEGAL ,Les Laboratoires Servier , UAE
Sanjar Muminov, President, SANDJAR GROUP, UAE
Mohamed Hegazy, Senior Consultant for Regulatory and Compliance Affairs, Digital Economy and Technology General Division , Egypt
SYED MUBASHIR ALI, General Manager , United Trademark & Patent Services, UAE

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Networking Break

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

Session 2 : Patent Law and Strategies

Amr Eldakak ,Principal at Amr Eldakak IP Firm, UAE
Liat Galily Perel, Head of Intellectual Law Clinic , College of Law and Business , Israel
G. Deepak Sriniwas, Partner, Rajeshwari & Associate, India

11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

Session 3: Trademark Protection and Branding

Ramzan Khusainov, Managing Partner, KHUSAINOV KHOMYAKOV, Russia
Rajesh Jagasia, President, Right Justice Advocates and Associate, UAE
Yassir Zarhouni, Founder, ZARHOUNI LAW FIRM, Morocco
Alyin Onen,Intellectual Property Manager,Gianfranco Ferre LL.C UAE

12:50 PM - 02:00 PM

Group Photo and Lunch Break

02:00 PM - 02: 40 PM

Session 4: Copyright and Content Creation

Moderator

Yosr Hamza, Director, Legal & Compliance , Gartner, UAE

Panelist

Ramy Rasmy , Legal Counsel , DAMAC Groups,United Arab Emirates

02:40 PM - 03: 40 PM

Session 5: Trade Secret Protection and Enforcement

Sameet Gambhir , Vice President (Corp. Law) & Company Secretary , DCM Shriram Ltd. , India
ABDURAHEEM PADINHARE, Senior Legal Manager, Cars 24,Dubai
Tim Londergan,Co-Founder and CIPO, Co-Founder and CIPO ,Singapore

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Awards Function

05:00 PM onwards

Networking Break

07:30 PM onwards

Dinner Night

09:00 AM- 10:15AM

Session 6: Emerging IP Trends and Technologies

Mohamed Hegazy, Senior Consultant for Regulatory and Compliance Affairs, Digital Economy and Technology General Division , Egypt
Avinav Banerjee, IP Research, Airbus, India
Arsin Saiyad, Intellectual Property Analyst at DEWA
Nadim M.jisr,Thompson Reuters,Dubai

10:35 AM - 11:20AM

Session 7: IP Licensing, Technology Transfer, and Commercialization

Zayd Alathari , Partner, Head of Intellectual Property, Norton Rose Fulbright , UAE
Udit Arora , Managing Director , TechIPz , UAE
Rohit Singh Gole , Lead Business Solutions Consultant , Clarivate , UAE

11:10AM - 11: 30AM

Networking Break

11:30AM - 12:45PM

Session 8: Global IP Strategies and Enforcement

Mona Adel, Legal Consultant, United Trademark & Patent Services , UAE
Matthew Scott Lowe , Sr. Counsel, Intellectual Property , SABIC, Saudi Arabia
Biju K Nair, India Representative,LOTNETWORK, India
Liat Galily Perel, Head of Intellectual Law Clinic , College of Law and Business , Israel

12:45 PM - 01: 20PM

Session 9: Future of Licensing: Treating Data as Intellectual Property (IP)

Karim El Helaly, Group Legal Counsel ,Viu, UAE
Eslam Mezar ,Senior Associate , Al Ghanem Legal Consultancy , United Arab Emirates

01:20PM - 2:30PM

Session 10 : Convergence of Intellectual Property (IP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Justin Pierce, Chair Chair, Intellectual Property Division, Venable LLP, USA
Essam Abdel Khaleq , Legal Consultant, United Trademark & Patent Services , UAE
Manuel Giesen , Patent Attorney, Gulde &Partner, Germany
Hawraa Hammoud, Intellectual Property Specialist,ABOU NAJA Intellectual Property,UAE

03:50PM Onwards

Closing Note & Networking Break

LITIGATION TRACK

08:00 AM Onwards

Distribution of Passes and Registration

09:00 AM-10:15 AM

Session 1: Changing Landscape of Legal Profession: How Legal Tech, Big Data, and Virtual Courts are Shaping the Future of Lawyers

Moderator

Abhishek Yadav, Managing Partner, AY Associates, India

Panelist

Hossam Zakaria, CEO & Founder, UAE
Julius Handler, Associate, Morrison Foerster, London
Dr. Amer Tabbara, International Arbitration Academic | Independent Arbitrator| Dispute Resolution Lawyer, University of Birmingham, UAE
Dana Hamaydeh| Corporate Legal Counsel| Sharp Consumer Electronics| UAE

10:15 AM-10:30 AM

Networking Break (15 minutes)

10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Session 2: Challenges in Enforcing Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

Moderator

Nofal Abdulhadi, Senior Project Manager, Confidential Government, Saudi Arabia

Panelist

Robin Moser, Partner, Loyens & Loeff, Zurich
Akshay Sapre, Lawyer, Independent Lawyer, India
Dr. Mohammed Khattab, General Counsel, MOEIUAE, U.A.E
Abdullah Al Baker, ALBAKER & Associates,Kuwait
Dr. Amer Tabbara, International Arbitration Academic | Independent Arbitrator| Dispute Resolution Lawyer, University of Birmingham, UAE
Karim Mahmoud, Partner, Dispute Resolution, Hadef and Partners, UAE
Hiroo Advani, Founding & Managing Partner, Advani Law LLP , India

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Case Study on Anti-Money Laundering

Micheal Neumann, Attorney at Law, T A Advisory, Zurich

12:50 PM - 02:00 PM

Group Photo and Lunch

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Session 3: Litigation Strategies for International Businesses

Saloni Tuteja, Legal and Compliance Manager, Servier, UAE
Julius Handler, Associate, Morrison Foerster, London
Evatt Styles, Special Counsel, Longton Legal, Australia
Robert Whitehead, International Arbitration & Litigation Lawyer, HAS, UAE
Dana Hamaydeh| Corporate Legal Counsel| Sharp Consumer Electronics| U
"Galina Lyubcheva, Group Legal Counsel, OpenPayd, Bulgaria "

03:30 PM - 03:45 PM

Networking Break (15 minutes)

03:45 PM - 05:15 PM

 Session 4: Round Table Discussion : Litigation Management, Legal Ethics, and Evidence Collection

Moderator

Julius Handler, Associate, Morrison Foerster, London

Panelist

Panelist
Henrietta Newton Martin, Adjunct Lecturer, United Nations, UAE
Haytham Samir Alieh, Partner, BLK Partner, UAE
Bijan Brahmbhatt,Senior Corporate Counsel, Precision Drilling, UAE

05:15 PM - 06:15 PM

Session 5: Data privacy and compliance in the Era of Emerging trends in 2024

Astrid Gobardhan, Data Protection Officer, VFS Global, UAE
Irith Kist, Data Protection Officer, Netherland institute of Cancer, Netherland
Raghvendra Verma, General Counsel, iSON experience, UAE

09:00AM till 10:15AM

Session 1: Cross-Border Arbitration and Mediation

Moderator

Adrian Cole, Independent Arbitrator, Mediator, and Adjudicator, Adrian Cole FZ LLE, UAE

Panelist

Antonin Sobek, General Counsel, Dubai International Arbitration Centre, UAE
Dr. Mohammed Khattab, General Counsel, MOEIUAE, U.A.E
DR AMER TABBARA Assistant Professor at University Of Birmingham, UAE
Siddharth Bhatli,Founder ,Lexlis Law Office, India Partners, India

10:15 AM - 10:35AM

Talk on Enforcing Women’s Workplace Rights: Challenges and Solutions

Niti Sudhakar, Managing Partner, DGS Advocates, India

10:35 AM - 11: 00 AM

Networking Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2: Litigation Readiness and Information Governance

Mohammed Elmogy, General Counsel, Siemens Energy,UAE
Abhishek Yadav, Managing Partner, AY Associates, India
Fawaz Mubki,co-founder and head ,Mastery law firm,Saudi Arabia

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Session 3: Rise of Third-Party Funding and International Arbitration

Moderator

Nofal Abdulhadi, Senior Project Manager, Confidential Government, Saudi Arabia

Panelist

Amr Bajamal, NHB Legal, Partner, Abudhabi
Adrian Cole, Independent Arbitrator, Mediator, and Adjudicator, Adrian Cole FZ LLE, UAE
Amit Mishra, Founding Partner, Svarniti Law Offices, India

01:00 PM - 01:20 PM

Case Study on New tax regime for online gaming industry in India: Implications & way forward

Vivek Sarin, Founding Partner, Commercial Law Chamber, India

01:20 PM - 02:30 PM

Lunch

02:30 PM - 02:50 PM

Talk on AI in pre-trial brand enforcement

Kirirl Kukshev, Counsel at Gorodissky & Partners, UAE

02:50 PM- 04:05 PM

Session 4:Utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Technology for Data Analysis in litigation

Abhishek Yadav, Managing Partner, AY Associates, India
Haytham Samir Alieh, Partner, BLK Partner, UAE
Mitakshara Goyal, Co-founder, Svarniti Law Offices, India
Nissreen Haram, CEO, Qistas for Legal Technology, Jordan

04:05 PM - 04: 30 PM

Closing Note & Networking Break

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FAQs

What is IIPLA?

The IIPLA is a distinguished organization at the forefront of fostering advancements and collaboration within the IP industry. Serving as a vital hub for IP professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts, the IIPLA orchestrates strategic initiatives, events, and platforms that facilitate dialogue and knowledge exchange. Through its efforts, the IIPLA aims to drive innovation, navigate regulatory landscapes, and promote sustainable practices in IP. This global council plays an instrumental role in shaping the future of IP by connecting professionals, sharing insights, and promoting best practices within the IP sector.

There will be a live chat option available during each IIPLA 2024 session, allowing you to engage in direct conversations and pose questions to our distinguished speakers.

Feel free to reach out to us at any time by sending an email to mail@iipla.org, and we will respond promptly to assist you.

If you happen to miss any session or wish to revisit it, rest assured that we provide session replays for all registered attendees. We recognize the importance of offering access to content even after the event. As a result, all registered participants will have the privilege to access and view session recordings at their convenience, ensuring a comprehensive event experience. This allows you to catch up on any missed sessions or review content that is most relevant to you at your own pace.

Throughout the event, all sessions will be conveniently centralized in a single room. This means that participants won’t face the dilemma of choosing between concurrent sessions, as all the valuable content, keynotes, discussions, and presentations will be easily accessible from one primary location. This streamlined approach ensures that attendees can fully engage with and derive maximum benefit from every facet of the event without the need to make session choices

Certainly, there will be numerous opportunities for direct interaction with our esteemed speakers during the event. We strongly encourage active engagement and participation from all attendees. Q&A sessions, panel discussions, and designated networking breaks will provide a platform for you to directly interact with the speakers, pose questions, share insights, and engage in meaningful discussions. Our objective is to foster a dynamic and interactive environment where participants can gain real-time knowledge and expertise from our distinguished speakers.

How can I purchase a ticket for the International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA) event?

Purchasing a ticket for the International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA) event is a straightforward process. To secure your spot, please visit our official website at http://www.iipla.org and navigate to the ‘Buy Tickets’ section. There, you will find comprehensive information about ticket options, pricing, and any available discounts. Choose the ticket that best suits your needs and follow the provided steps to complete the purchase. If you encounter any challenges or require assistance while buying your ticket, please feel free to reach out to our support team at mail@iipla.org for further guidance and support.”

 
 
 

The choice of ticket type should align with your specific objectives and desired level of engagement at IIPLA 2024 Dubai. Here are the available options:

  1. Delegate Pass: Opt for the ‘Delegate Pass’ for individual access to all sessions, networking opportunities, and a comprehensive event experience. It’s perfect for professionals seeking personal enrichment and engagement.

  2. Team Pass (5 Delegate Passes): If you’re part of a group or organization, choose the ‘Team Pass.’ With 5 Delegate Passes, it allows your team to participate, learn, and network together, fostering collaboration and shared knowledge.

  3. Exhibition Booth (3 Delegate Passes): If you represent a company or have products/services to showcase, the ‘Exhibition Booth’ pass is ideal. Along with 3 Delegate Passes, it provides an opportunity to exhibit and engage with attendees, gaining visibility for your offerings.

Evaluate your goals and requirements to select the most suitable ticket type, ensuring a valuable and tailored experience at IIPLA 2024 Dubai.

Absolutely! If you’ve already purchased a pass and wish to enhance your experience, you have the option to upgrade to either the ‘Team Pass’ or the ‘Exhibition Booth’ pass. The ‘Team Pass’ offers advanced participation with 5 Delegate Passes, promoting increased collaboration and knowledge sharing within your team. Alternatively, the ‘Exhibition Booth’ pass not only grants access but also provides a platform to showcase your products/services with 3 Delegate Passes, increasing the visibility of your offerings. For a smooth and efficient upgrade process, please get in touch with our support team at mail@iipla.org, and they will assist you in elevating your involvement at IIPLA 2024 Dubai.

Yes, it is possible to transfer your ticket to someone else. If you are unable to attend IIPLA 2024 Dubai and wish to transfer your ticket to a colleague or associate, please contact our support team at mail@iipla.org. They will assist you in the ticket transfer process and ensure that the new attendee has all the essential information to join the event. We aim to accommodate your requirements and provide a smooth experience for all participants.

We greatly appreciate your understanding. Regrettably, we are unable to offer refunds for ticket purchases, as substantial arrangements have been made to accommodate all of our attendees, including yourself. This policy applies to all ticket types, whether it’s a delegate, team, or exhibition booth pass. Once tickets are purchased, they become non-refundable. However, we do provide the option to transfer the ticket to a colleague or postpone it to our next event. We encourage attendees to carefully assess their choices and confirm their availability before finalizing their ticket purchase. If you have specific inquiries or require further information, please don’t hesitate to contact our support team for assistance at mail@iipla.org.

The ticket price is a direct reflection of the immense value and quality of the event. We want to ensure that your investment is worthwhile, and you’ll gain exceptional insights, valuable networking opportunities, immersive workshops, and in-depth knowledge in the field of intellectual property. To make it even more enticing, please visit the ‘Buy Tickets’ section on our website to explore the currently available discounted tickets. It’s important to note that the ticket price increases incrementally each week, so securing your spot early not only guarantees your participation but also ensures the best possible pricing.

How can I become a partner or sponsor for the event?

Thank you for your interest in becoming a partner or sponsor for IIPLA 2024 Dubai. To initiate the partnership process, we kindly invite you to fill out our sponsorship application form. You can find the form on our official event website at www.iipla.org/#partners, located within the ‘Partners’ section. Completing this form will provide us with the necessary information to evaluate and consider your partnership request. We are eager to explore the opportunity of working together and contributing to the success of IIPLA 2024 Dubai.

Thank you for your interest in partnering or sponsoring the International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA) event. To explore the diverse sponsorship opportunities and discover how you can elevate your engagement with our event, please click here to download the sponsorship brochure. Our team will swiftly reach out to you to discuss the available opportunities and provide guidance on maximizing your partnership with us. We are excited about the prospect of collaborating with you and contributing to the success of IIPLA 2024 Dubai.

Award Nomination

Patent Law Firm of the Year

To compete for the “Patent Law Firm of the Year” award, firms must demonstrate exceptional expertise, achievements, and client satisfaction in the field of patent law.

Submission Requirements:

  1. Firm Overview: Provide a brief description of your law firm’s expertise in patent law, including size, history, and geographical reach (150 words).
  2. Patent Portfolio Management: Showcase your firm’s track record in effectively managing and protecting clients’ patent portfolios, including the number of patents filed, granted, and successfully enforced (500 words).
  3. Technical Expertise: Highlight the depth and breadth of technical expertise within your firm, covering various industries and sectors where patents play a critical role (150 words).
  4. Patent Litigation and Enforcement: Demonstrate your firm’s success in patent litigation and enforcement, including notable cases, favorable outcomes, and settlements (150 words).
  5. Client Satisfaction and Testimonials: Share client testimonials or feedback, emphasizing your firm’s commitment to client satisfaction in patent matters (150 words).
  6. Thought Leadership and Innovation: Showcase your firm’s contributions to thought leadership and innovation in patent law, such as publications, speaking engagements, or pioneering strategies (150 words).
  7. Industry Recognition: Highlight any industry recognition or awards your firm has received in the field of patent law, underscoring your reputation and standing in the legal community (150 words).

By providing compelling information in these areas, you enhance your chances of winning the “Patent Law Firm of the Year” award and demonstrating your firm’s excellence in patent law practice.

To compete for the “Trademark Law Firm of the Year” award, firms must demonstrate exceptional expertise, achievements, and client satisfaction in the field of trademark law.

Submission Requirements:

  1. Firm Overview: Provide a brief description of your law firm’s expertise in trademark law, including size, history, and geographical reach (150 words).
  2. Trademark Portfolio Management: Showcase your firm’s track record in effectively managing and protecting clients’ trademark portfolios, including the number of trademarks registered, successfully enforced, and maintained (500 words).
  3. Trademark Litigation and Enforcement: Demonstrate your firm’s success in trademark litigation and enforcement, including notable cases, favorable outcomes, and settlements (150 words).
  4. Trademark Counseling and Strategy: Highlight your firm’s expertise in providing strategic advice and counseling to clients regarding trademark selection, clearance, and protection (150 words).
  5. Client Satisfaction and Testimonials: Share client testimonials or feedback, emphasizing your firm’s commitment to client satisfaction in trademark matters (150 words).
  6. Thought Leadership and Innovation: Showcase your firm’s contributions to thought leadership and innovation in trademark law, such as publications, speaking engagements, or pioneering strategies (150 words).
  7. Industry Recognition: Highlight any industry recognition or awards your firm has received in the field of trademark law, underscoring your reputation and standing in the legal community (150 words).

By providing compelling information in these areas, you enhance your chances of winning the “Trademark Law Firm of the Year” award and demonstrating your firm’s excellence in trademark law practice.

Patent Attorney of the Year

Trademark Attorney of the Year

Trademark Attorney of the Year

Women in IP” is a recognition and celebration of the contributions and achievements of women in the field of intellectual property (IP). It acknowledges their expertise, leadership, and impact within the IP industry.

Submission Requirements:

  1. Professional Achievements: Highlight the notable professional achievements of women in IP, including groundbreaking cases, innovative strategies, or influential contributions to IP law and practice (500 words).
  2. Leadership and Advocacy: Showcase the leadership roles and advocacy efforts undertaken by women in IP, such as mentoring programs, diversity initiatives, or participation in professional organizations (150 words).
  3. Thought Leadership: Highlight the thought leadership contributions of women in IP, including publications, speaking engagements, or research that have advanced the understanding and development of IP law (150 words).
  4. Inspirational Stories: Share inspirational stories of women who have overcome challenges and barriers in their IP careers, demonstrating resilience, determination, and success (150 words).
  5. Impact on the IP Community: Demonstrate how women in IP have made a positive impact on the broader IP community, whether through mentorship, knowledge sharing, or fostering a more inclusive and diverse industry (150 words).
  6. Future Outlook: Discuss the future outlook for women in IP, including opportunities for further advancement, challenges to be addressed, and the importance of continued support and recognition (150 words).

By providing compelling information in these areas, we can honor and acknowledge the achievements of women in IP and inspire future generations to pursue careers in this field.