Addy Verma

Senior Counsel at OSN

Addy Verma is specialised in IP rights. He has over 10 years’ experience in contentious and non-contentious IP matters, IP management, auditing and valuation, portfolio management, anti-piracy, anti-counterfeiting and dispute resolution and negotiations.

During his career, Mr Verma has also worked in top-tier IP law firms doing work for IP-rich global giants such as Google, Intel, Shell, GSK and Harley Davidson while representing them in contentious and non-contentious matters and cross-border enforcement actions.

Mr Verma speaks at various conferences on intellectual property and cybercrime, both inside and outside the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. He has also been invited to present case studies in seminars and workshops organised by INTERPOL.

Mr Verma is IP and anti-piracy adviser and senior legal counsel for OSN, the MENA region’s leading pay television platform. As part of this role, he works with local lawyers, authorities, Hollywood studios, the Motion Picture Association of America, broadcasters, organisations and other professionals for content protection. He has initiated, prepared and managed several unique and successful copyright infringement cases in the Middle East and India and has also supported educational campaigns and press releases to create awareness of intellectual property and piracy.

Mr Verma has been listed in the WTR 300 in 2017 and 2018.

Professional associations

  • AAPA
  • Bar Council of Delhi
  • Dubai Economy’s IP Advisory Board
  • MPAA IPTV Taskforce
  • MENA FTA Anti-piracy Coalition

Sectors

  • Media
  • Pharmaceuticals/life sciences
  • Software
  • Telecommunications

Firm details

OSN
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

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