Ahmad Saleh

Ahmad Saleh

Head of Patents & Designs (R&D and Innovations)

Dubai International Financial Centre, United Arab Emirates

+971 (0)4 364 1641

Ahmad is the regional head of the patent & design practice in Al Tamimi. He is qualified Canadian lawyer and engineer with a background in computer and electrical engineering. Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Ahmad worked with Canadian and international law firms in Canada and Dubai. Ahmad has extensive experience in a wide range of IP and commercial-related matters with an emphasis on patents and designs, including advising on regional and international patent protection strategies, advising on the patentability of technologies, managing patent portfolios, assisting in dispute resolutions, preparing IP agreements, and advising on regulatory issues involving new technologies. Ahmad also prepares, files and prosecutes patent applications worldwide. Ahmad is one of the very few Arabic speaking patent attorneys in the region with both local and western experience in patent procurement and prosecution, which makes him highly sought after by clients. 

Ahmad also sits on the Education Practice Group and is very experienced working with universities and other academic institutions in the region on a wide range of legal matters. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.