With over 12 years of experience in the Middle East region, exposed to all different aspects of Commercial and Intellectual Propterty (IP) issues and worked on massive number of trademark’s litigations & due to his extensive experience in IP, Ahmad has been assigned to lead the IP Enforcement & litigation practice in the UAE & MENA countries through his rolse as a senior associate in the largest law firm in the region (Al Tamimi & Company). Ahmad is well known for the clients for his high level of reliability, outstanding commercial & IP support provided for the clients’ in-house counsels hence, he was nominated and selected among the lawyers across the firm in April 2013 to receive the “Client Service champion” award from the firm management.
Ahmad’s work includes drafting, reviewing and advising on all IP commercial agreements and documents. Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Ahmed worked for a reputed law firms in the Middle East Area. In addition of being a specialist IP lawyer, Ahmad was a part of the team responsible for drafting and preparing a draft of an important local legislations in Jordan. Ahmad has been also involved in advising the firm clients with general corporate inquiries, such regulatory affairs, commercial agencies disputes, cancellation of trade names, compliance with GSOs and standards, advising on advertisements and competition laws, handling domain names disputes and assisting in commercial agencies enforcement and advisory issues.
Ahmad’s experience includes advising:
General corporate inquiries;
IP & commercial advisory works;
Drafting all types of IP & non IP commercial documents;
Domain names & commercial agencies enforcement/disputes;
Set up IP protection strategies for local & international companies.
Leading IP enforcement & litigation practice in UAE & MENA region;
Managing of intellectual property litigation and dispute matters and their settlement;
Advising on registration and maintenance of commercial rights particularly, intellectual property.
We will introduce the audience to the TMs law, definitions, acquired rights, registration formalities, requirement, costs and importance of trademarks and why small-medium enterprises should make extra efforts to protect their trademarks. We will give samples of national marks which became known/well-known trademark. We will show the importance and value of intangible assets (IP assets) and stress on trademarks. The speaker from the Ministry of Economy has a vast breadth of experience in the procedures relating to trademark registration, and along with his colleague from the famous local brand, they both possess vast and extensive knowledge in the field of trademarks and are considered a reference point in this specialized subject.
This is a highly Practice-oriented program designed to equip potential entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare a business plan based on their own ideas.