Ahmad Saleh

Ahmad Saleh

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

Dubai International Financial Centre, United Arab Emirates

+971 (0)4 364 1641

Ahmad is the head of the Patent & Designs (R&D and Innovations) practice in Al Tamimi and is a qualified Canadian attorney and engineer. He has particular expertise in high technology industries including ICT, computer, software, electrical/electronics, telecommunications, optics, biomedical, mechanical, transport, energy and oil & gas.

Ahmad advises governmental entities in a wide range of innovation related matters including high level innovation strategies, legislative, regulatory, innovation policies, processes, and innovation fostering. Ahmad also assists governmental entities in setting legal frameworks for the implementation and deployment of innovation projects and organisations inside the country.

Ahmad also assists clients in the private sector in a wide range of intellectual property, R&D and innovation related matters, including legal protection of innovations, infringement and invalidation of patents, technology transfer transactions, dispute resolutions including patent litigation, patent portfolio management, and patent drafting and prosecution at a global scheme.

Ahmad is one of the most experienced and recognised patent counsels and innovation specialists in the Middle East. Ahmad is regularly invited to speak in innovation events and has been interviewed on different television channels, newspapers and magazines in relation to innovations, including Dubai TV, Emarat TV, the National, International Bar Association and has extensive publications.