Upcoming Events

    • 28 September 2021
    • 18:00 - 20:00
    • Marco's New York Italian, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

    Save the date: The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi is organizing an in-person Back to Business on 28 September 2021 at Marco's New York Italian at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.

    This in-person event is a welcome reception for CBC members and guests.


    • CBC members: Complimentary
    • Non-CBC members: AED 150 net per person

    *Ticket price includes canapes and beverages. 

    Note: Please adhere to all the precautionary measures and SOP's set by the government such as green Al Hosn app, wearing masks, social distancing, etc.

      • 14 October 2021
      • 11:30 - 13:00
      • Saadiyat Golf Club

      Join players from British Business Group Abu Dhabi, AmCham Abu Dhabi, Australian Business Group, Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi, French Business Group and Irish Business Council for a fantastic corporate day out at our Battle of the Business Groups Golf Day!

      Calling all golfers!

      ‘Battle of the Business Groups Golf Day’ is an occasion not to be missed! This corporate tournament will see players

      • enjoy an 18 hole round on the breathtaking Saadiyat Beach Golf Course
      • win prizes for individuals and best team
      • activations to play across the course
      • and an unparalleled opportunity to network with representatives of 6 Abu Dhabi Business Groups.

      Invite friends & colleagues to join us for the evening BBQ & prize presentation which all players will enjoy post round!

      Event Fees:

      • Individual Players:  AED795
      • Sponsor a Hole: AED 2,000 plus prize
      • Sponsor a Hole Plus Team of Two: AED3,500 plus prize
      • Sponsor a Hole Plus Team of Four: AED 5,100 plus prize
      • BBQ Buffet Only (incl 2 house beverages): AED 250

      (Player fee includes 18 Hole Round, Golf Shirt, BBQ Buffet & 2 house beverages. Plus the chance to win many fantastic prizes!)

      We have a limited number of players per Group, please register at the earliest to avoid disappointment. Payment must be made by Wednesday, 6 October 2021 to secure your place in the competition.

      Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Please click here to learn more.

          • 25 October 2021
          • 14:00 - 15:00
          • Zoom

          The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Dennemeyer is organizing an informative webinar on Computer Implemented Inventions.

          Expert speaker will be presenting the following discussion points:

          • Can a software be patented?
          • How can inventions related to software be protected?
          • Differences in the main Jurisdictions
          • Examples & Q&A session

          Dennemeyer has a unique position on the global IP market. The combination of their global IP law firm – Dennemeyer & Associates –, the IP management service provider – Dennemeyer IP Solutions –, Dennemeyer Consulting; as well as their state-of-the-art IP management software – DIAMS iQ – makes them the sole “full service provider” for global IP management. Their customers benefit from their broad range of expertise – all within one provider.


            Dr. Massimo Galluppi

            European Patent Attorney; Italian Patent Attorney (Consulente in brevetti), Dennemeyer Group

            Massimo Galluppi is a European and Italian Patent Attorney, who is active in IP since 2006. After completing his study in Physics in Rome, Massimo worked for almost two years in an Italian company specialized in renewable energy in the R&D department. In 2003, Massimo moved to Germany and started his PhD in Physics at a German semiconductor company.

            In addition to obtaining the qualification as European and Italian patent attorney, Massimo also held a Diploma in patent litigation in Europe at the EPI-CEIPI in Strasbourg. Furthermore, he completed with success an advance course on Intellectual Property Management at the WIPO Academy.

            Massimo has a large experience with drafting, prosecution and strategic portfolio advice. Also, Massimo has worked on oppositions before the EPO and patent litigation before the Italian Court.

            Before joining Dennemeyer & Associates, Massimo spent several years working as an of counsel patent attorney for different IP firms located in Germany and Italy handling national and international clients in different fields of technology.

            Introduce the Speaker:

            Jan Wrede, Managing Director UAE, Dennemeyer Group

            Jan Wrede, Managing Director of the Dennemeyer Dubai Office is an Intellectual Property attorney who has been active in the field of IP since 1996. Admitted to the bar in Germany and Italy, Jan Wrede practiced IP law between 1996-2013 with two major Italian IP patent & law firms and, in 2014, he opened the Dennemeyer Dubai Office, focusing on IP in the whole MENA region. He is also registered Arbitrator with DIFC (Dubai), GCC CAC (Bahrain), KCAC (Kuwait) and SCCA (Saudi Arabia). Between 1999-2008, Jan Wrede was a lecturer at the ETH Zurich Master in IP and still is a frequent speaker at IP conferences and universities.

            Area of expertise: IP portfolio management


            Complimentary for CBC members and non-CBC members

            Consent to Post Photos and Videos: Please note that photos and videos will be taken during the events and CBC Abu Dhabi reserves the right to publish these on the website, social media handles and other marketing channels. Kindly inform us in writing beforehand at admin@cbcabudhabi.com if you do not give your consent.

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