This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
Bassam Al-Azzeh is intellectual property associate and a member at International Bar Association, armed with a unique blend of more than 10 years’ experience IP, garnered from leading names in the IP business across multiple jurisdictions with success in the UAE, GCC countries, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt.
Intellectual Property enforcement specialist, well exposed to the UAE sector and highly skilled at solving IP infringement cases and helping companies take advantage of opportunities, overcome challenges and protect their interests.
Trusted IP advisor and counsellor with a record of accomplishment built on diversity, good reputation for advising on strategic copyright and trademark protection programs for large volume IP owners in managing their IPR portfolios locally and across multiple jurisdictions.
Bassam is a regular speaker at IP training sessions for enforcement authorities in the UAE and KSA whose IP related articles are published in various specialized magazines.
2019 – LLB (Law and Economics), UOJ
2009 – Master Degree in IP Management, Preston University
2018 – Member, International Bar Association