The IIPLA 2nd Dubai IP Congress 2016 is a leading event in the Gulf region dedicated to bringing together a diverse set of audiences from all over the world including IP experts, owners and investors to discuss and find solutions for key issues and operational challenges faced by corporations and IP professionals today.

The Congress will provide valuable insights on all stages of the Intellectual Property Lifecycle including IP Development, IP Management, IP Protection, IP Enforcement and IP Monetization so that you can maximize benefits from your intellectual property portfolio. The Congress aims to provide an IP networking platform to accelerate collaboration of all Stakeholders in Intellectual Property Industry.

The IIPLA Annual Congress 2015 Dubai was specially addressed by Matthew Bryan, Director, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and HE Dr. Tala Abu Ghazaleh, Chairman, Abu Ghazaleh Intellectual Property. IIPLA Annual Congress is an established annual meeting in the Gulf region, for IP Experts, Policy Makers, Board-level IP managers, IP Regulators, IP Litigators, Investors and IP Advisers, designed to be delivered in panel discussions to discuss best practices in IP industry and IP management strategies.



Hesham Alarifi

  • Head of Intellectual property and commercialization office at King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (Saudi Arabia)

Lakshika Joshi

  • General Counsel and Head of IP Licensing at Nucleus Software (India)

Irfan A. Lateef

  • Partner - Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear (USA) Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear (USA)

Karim Elhelaly

  • Senior Legal Counsel - Oracle Systems Limited (UAE) Oracle Systems Limited (UAE)
IP Event 2016 -Speaker

Didier M. Patry

  • Director of Legal Affairs for Aerospace, EMEA ,Chief Counsel Intellectual Property, EATON Group, (Ireland)