Moutaz Abdullat is currently employed at Ferrero GCC as General Legal Counsel. He is looking after Corporate Governance, Food Law, IP, Data Privacy and corporate commercial matters. Prior Joining Ferrero, Moutaz was working at Nestlé Middle East as Regional Legal Counselcovering the regions of Middle East, North of Africa & Maghreb. Moutaz obtained his LL.B degree from Al-Bayt University in Jordan and his Master’sDegree in International Business Law from Paris Sorbonne University. In addition to his extensive experience in the intellectual property field, he is specialized in civil law, corporate & commercial laws, criminal law and international business laws. He gained his first experience at Abu Ghazaleh Intellectual Property,the pioneer trademark agency and legal consultancy firm in the region. He was a legal consultant in Jordan, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah and finally appointed as Office Manager in Dubai office managing the legal department. His experience enabled him to train law enforcement authorities including police officers and custom officials on the legal provisions regulating role of public officials. Moutaz assisted in drafting several laws throughout the region through commenting on a number of laws. Moutaz is setting as a Board Member of the Intellectual Property Protection Advisory Board created by the Department of Economic Development in Dubai. He participated in numerous legal seminars, conferences and events as a moderator or speaker.