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Intellectual Property & Data Protection

As local and global markets continue to evolve, so does the competitive landscape which gives rise to new emerging service providers. Such market movements have driven the need for public, private and government entities to protect their most valuable asset, their intellectual property (IP), which is increasingly becoming a key business priority.

Our team of experts offer a wide range of specialist skills which include but are not limited to; trademark, patent, design, copyright, utility models, industrial design, prosecution and litigation, licensing, franchising, transfer of technology, anti-counterfeiting, corporate laws, international laws, pharmaceutical and drug laws.

We support national and international companies, representing clients who enforce their IP rights or defend themselves against infringement suits. Additionally, we offer a unique IP auditing model which enables us to effectively and thoroughly review the intellectual properties owned, used or acquired by a business, in order to assess and manage risk, remedy difficulties and implement best practices within IP asset management.

Our IP & Data Protection team have represented local and international brands in contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters including trademark, competition, data protection & privacy and GDPR compliance.

We provide multi-jurisdictional advice to ensure our clients intellectual property is protected in the UAE and abroad. With e-commerce being increasingly popular within the region and globally, our team provide clients with practical advice on preserving their intellectual property rights in this constantly evolving sector. Should matters become contentious our lawyers provide representation in the UAE civil and criminal courts.

Our team provide a comprehensive range of solutions which include:

  • Trademarks
  • Audits
  • Advisory
  • Corporate & Commercial IP
  • Dispute resolution
  • Competition
  • Grey goods
  • Data Protection
  • GDPR compliance