Theme: Weaving Innovation & Technology into the Legal Ecosystem

08:00 AM – 08:45 AM : Registration & Morning Refreshment

08:45 AM – 09:00 AM : Welcome Note

Matthew Denney

Matthew Denney

Investment Manager and Head of Origination EMEA at LCM

United Kingdom

09:00 AM – 10:15 AM : Plenary Session

Moderator : John Lowe, International Arbitrator and Mediator, Lowe Arbitration, France

GDPR – Compliance in process of Investigation & Litigation

Marisa Monteiro Borsboom

Marisa Monteiro Borsboom

General Councel at MQM Legal

Portugal

Christian Götz

Christian Götz

Partner in Forensic at Grant Thornton

Germany

Christian Knake

Christian Knake

Partner in Forensic at Grant Thornton

Germany

Dmitry Kletochkin

Dmitry Kletochkin

Partner at Rustam Kurmaev and Partners

Russia

Radwan Eskhita

Radwan Eskhita

LL.M, Researcher in IT-Law

Germany

Lady Hilda Van der Tuin LLM

Lady Hilda Van der Tuin LLM

Founder, H. van der Tuin consultancy bv

Netherlands

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM : Networking Coffee Break

HALL A

HALL B

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM : Session 1A

Fostering a Culture of Innovation & Legal Technology

Moderator : Jonis Belu-John, Legal Professional, Linklaters, Netherlands

Diana Joosten

Diana Joosten

Senior In-House Counsel For EMEA at Nike

Netherlands

Tarik Gause

Tarik Gause

Associate General Counsel at VEON Ltd

Netherland

Robert Duffield

Robert Duffield

Executive Chairman of Greylist Trace Limited

United Kingdom

Muna Farid

Muna Farid

Director, Hatch Consulting FZE

UAE

Ivana Hrdličková

Ivana Hrdličková

Justice at CEELI Institute

Netherland

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM : Session 1B

Cross Border Disputes – A seamless transition or endless headache?

Moderator : Emilio Paolo Villano, Of Cousel, ELEXI, Italy – Belgium

Sebastian Said

Sebastian Said

Partner at Appleby

Cayman Islands

Rupert Croft

Rupert Croft

Managing Director, Croft Solicitors

UK

Benjamin Borsodi

Benjamin Borsodi

Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer

Switzerland

Sameer Shah

Sameer Shah

Director at Hong Kong Zhiqing Trading Co. Ltd.

India

Matthew Sava

Matthew Sava

Partner and Head of Litigation at Reid & Wise LLC

United State

11:30 AM – 12:20 AM : Session 2A

Intellectual Property Litigation issues: In the era of AI and ML

Moderator : Jeroen Schouten, Partner & Legal counsel, Grasp, Netherlands

Riccardo Perotti

Riccardo Perotti

Partner at Spheriens

Italy

Ruud Van Der Velden

Ruud Van Der Velden

Partner at Hogan Lovells

The Netherlands

Miguel Hidalgo

Miguel Hidalgo

IP Analyst & Adviser at Pointer Brand Protection & Research

Netherlands

Michela Velardo

Michela Velardo

Resident Counsel at Cintioli & Associati

Belgium

11:30 AM – 12:40 PM : Session 2B

Growth in Third Party Funding of Litigation

Moderator : Rupert Croft, Managing Director, Croft Solicitors, UK

Matthew Denney

Matthew Denney

Investment Manager and Head of Origination EMEA at LCM

United Kingdom

JASPER VAN DOOREN

JASPER VAN DOOREN

Business Development Manager at KLDiscovery

United Kingdom

Stefano Catelani

Stefano Catelani

General Counsel at DuPont

Switzerland

Manuel Gordillo

Manuel Gordillo

Partner at Abencys

Spain

Wieger Wielinga

Wieger Wielinga

Managing Director and Partner at Omni Bridgeway

Netherlands

Zachary Krug

Zachary Krug

Senior Investment Officer at Woodsford Litigation Funding

United Kingdom

12:20 PM – 01:20 PM : Session 3A

Approaches to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Hard hitter or Calm collaborator ?

Moderator : Edward Miller, Director, Croft Solicitors, UK

Emilio Paolo Villano

Emilio Paolo Villano

Of Cousel, ELEXI

Italy - Belgium

Julian Ranetunge

Julian Ranetunge

International Arbitration Associate at King & Spalding

United State

Fabio Trevisan

Fabio Trevisan

Partner at Bonn Steichen & Partners

Luxembourg

Adrian Cole

Adrian Cole

Partner at King & Spalding’s

UAE

Buse Pınar Kaçar

Buse Pınar Kaçar

Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer at Yörsan

Turkey

12:40 PM – 01:20 PM : Session 3B

Global Patent Litigation: Strategies to attain effective IP Protection

Moderator : Humayoon Khan, Lawyer at High-Court,Pakistan

 

James M. Hall

James M. Hall

CEO and Founder, Global GC

USA

Marc van Wijngaarden

Marc van Wijngaarden

Partner at Bird & Bird

Netherlands

Pete Pollard

Pete Pollard

Patent Attorney and Founder of Fireball Patents

Netherlands

Mahua Roy Chowdhury

Mahua Roy Chowdhury

Principle Partner at Royzz & Co

India

01:20 PM – 01:30 PM : Group Photo Session

01:30 PM – 02:15 PM : Networking Luncheon

02:15 PM – 03:00 PM : Session 4A

Evolution of Blockchain technologies in the World of IP

Moderator : Mahua Roy Chowhury, Principle Partner, Royzz & Co, India

Turintsev Grigory Valentinovich

Turintsev Grigory Valentinovich

Executive director at IPChain Association

Moscow, Russia

ECE ILDIR

ECE ILDIR

Managing Partner at Tercan&Ildır LawFirm

Turkey

Ayça Aktolga Öztürk

Ayça Aktolga Öztürk

Chief Legal Counsel at BTCTurk

Turkey

02:15 PM – 03:00 PM : Session 4B

                          Anti-corruption Law developments in Emerging Markets
Moderator : Alalim Ruttink, Director/Lawyer, Alalim Legal BV, Netherlands

Dmitry Kletochkin

Dmitry Kletochkin

Partner at Rustam Kurmaev and Partners

Russia

Saibal Mukherjee

Saibal Mukherjee

International Lawyer (AI and Ethics)

Switzerland

Jan Tadeusz Stappers

Jan Tadeusz Stappers

Legal Counsel at WhistleB

Sweden

John Lowe

John Lowe

International Arbitrator and Mediator at Lowe Arbitration

France

03:00 PM – 03:50 PM : Session 5A

Global Impact of European Data Privacy Laws

Moderator : Lady Hilda Van Der Tuin LLM, Founder, H. van der Tuin consultancy bv, Netherlands

Berend van der Eijk

Berend van der Eijk

Associate, Bird & Bird

Netherlands

ECE ILDIR

ECE ILDIR

Managing Partner at Tercan&Ildır LawFirm

Turkey

Helena Coates

Helena Coates

Partner, at EC3 Legal

United Kingdom

Radwan Eskhita

Radwan Eskhita

LL.M, Researcher in IT-Law

Germany

03:00 PM – 03:50 PM : Session 5B

Modernizing Law Firms : Improving Access to Litigation & Justice

Moderator : Abdul Halim,President, Peshawar High Court, Pakistan

Ludo Block

Ludo Block

Director in Forensic at Grant Thornton

Netherlands

Humayoon Khan

Humayoon Khan

Lawyer atHigh-Court Peshawar & Member at KP-Bar Council

Pakistan

Richard Power

Richard Power

Partner, Clyde & Co LLP

UK

Ivana Hrdličková

Ivana Hrdličková

Justice at CEELI Institute

Netherland

03:50 PM – 04:00 PM : Coffee Networking Break

04:00 PM – 05:15 PM : Round Table Discussion

Litigation & Regulatory Compliance: Shifting focus from cure to prevention

Moderator : Helena Coates, Partner, EC3 Legal, United Kingdom

Naveen Kumar Murthi

Naveen Kumar Murthi

Advocate & Founder of NKM Law Chambers

India

Olushola Abiloye

Olushola Abiloye

Senior Counsel at Adepetun Caxton-Martins Agbor & Segun

Nigeria

Fouad El Mehdawy

Fouad El Mehdawy

General Counsel at ALFAHIM

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Virginia Lombardo

Virginia Lombardo

International Legal Counsel at ILCVL

Italy

Frank Forster

Frank Forster

General Counsel at AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA

Germany

Jan Tadeusz Stappers

Jan Tadeusz Stappers

Legal Counsel at WhistleB

Sweden

05:15 PM – 05:30 PM : Closing Note

Azam Ghani

Azam Ghani

Director, World Litigation Forum