Intellectual Property... Protection, Management and Valuation Workshop



This one-day workshop session will focus on the basics and foundations of software copyright, trademark, patent and other intellectual property issues. The workshop covers the legal and practical issues that arise in drafting and negotiating software licenses. The workshop provides training, deep knowledge and experiences in the drafting of intellectual property (IP) license agreements and the best practices in IP enforcement, IP management and valuation.

Workshop outcome

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and distinguish between the various forms of intellectual property.
  • Distinguish software copyright from other forms of intellectual property rights.
  • Identify and understand the key features of copyright protection and enforcement in Egypt.
  • Minimize their risks and maximize their rights.
  • Prepare for software license negotiations.
  • Understanding the key elements of a standard IP licensing agreement.
  • Identify common problems and pitfalls in the licensing process.
  • Feel more comfortable with the software license agreement drafting and negotiation process!
  • Distinguish trademark law from other forms of intellectual property rights.
  • Distinguish between trade names, unregistered and registered trademark rights.
  • Understand the registration process for trademarks.
  • Identify and understand the key features of trademark protection and enforcement in Egypt.
  • Distinguish patent law from other forms of intellectual property rights.
  • Understand the basic of IP audits, basic principles of IP valuation, due diligence practices.
  • Recognize and identify various strategies for acquiring and managing IP rights.


About Speaker:

Dr. Mohamed Hegazy, Director of intellectual property Rights, ITIDA

Hegazy is the Director of intellectual property Rights (IPR) office in information technology industry development agency (ITIDA) .He has effective practices in managerial and research work for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and the legal aspects in information technology and communications (ICT) for more than twenty years. He is a board member in the Permanent Copyright Office in the Ministry of Culture & board member in the national intellectual property committee in Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He also shared in drafting and editing E-Signature law and the new IPR law in Egypt. Moreover, he is an expert in front of economic courts according to the Justice Minister's decision. Finally, he was assigned as the head of ICT regulation committee ICT in MCIT.


6:00 – 6:30 PM    Registration

6:30 – 6:45 PM    Welcome Speech

6:45 – 7:45 PM     Intellectual Property Speech
7:45 – 8 :15 PM    Q & A


From 9/26/2017 6:00:00 PM
To 9/26/2017 9:00:00 PM


Marriot Zamalek