The final Law Update of 2022 is here, and it’s packed full of articles. The double edition features two focus areas, first is a spotlight on Energy and Resources and second we feature a collection of articles on Transport and Logistics. The developments occurring in these sectors in the MENA region are unprecedented and our lawyers cover vast themes for you.
The Energy and Resources focus features topics such as diversifying energy resources, solar PV, mining in the Middle East, renewable energy and green hydrogen. From a transport perspective, we draw attention to the Bahrain metro project, discuss the challenges and remedies associated with the repossession of an aircraft, and there is advice on what to consider should a party vary the terms of a shipping contract.
This edition navigates you through updates from across jurisdictions such as, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, and the UAE. Each article is timely and provides insights into legal issues and cases that are affecting these sectors across the region.Read the full edition
Federico Simone is an intellectual property attorney. His practice focuses primarily on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the chemical, biochemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnological arts.
He has experience counseling clients, preparing, and prosecuting patents. He also provides technical assistance for non-infringement and validity opinions, and for due diligence evaluations.
He specializes in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications involving pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies, such as gene therapy, RNAi and CRISPR technology, therapeutic biomolecules, such as monoclonal antibodies and engineered peptides, stem cell therapy, chemical engineering, vaccine technology, such as peptide vaccines and DNA and RNA vaccines, medical devices, nanotechnology, cosmetics, natural products, personal hygiene products, fuel cells, microscopy, medical diagnostics, such as microRNAs, immunoassays and biotech arrays, microbial technologies, and synthetic biology.
Federico has significant patent experience in private practice, including practice with Evan Law Group. He has also published articles in peer reviewed scientific journals including Blood, PNAS, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Biochemical Pharmacology.
Admitted to practice law in Illinois
Registered Patent Attorney before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
2011 – Juris Doctor – J.D. – Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, USA
1992 – Master of Science – M.S. – (Biochemistry and Life Sciences) – University of Trieste, Italy
2011 – Attorney – Illinois State Bar
2012 – Patent Attorney – United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)