The regional real estate, construction and hospitality sectors have been turned upside down over the last two years, with Covid-19 bringing these sectors to a halt. The impact of the pandemic remains, however, the resurrection of these vital sectors across the region is a welcome relief because they support the development of modern cities, which in turn have attracted commerce and tourism to the Middle East and North Africa.
This latest edition of Law Update, provides vital insights, updates and commentary on the latest trends taking shape across the real estate, construction, hotels and leisure sectors. The articles within this edition cover a broad range of topics, from what’s next for real estate in Dubai, to commentary on Saudi real estate, a market that is set to become the main bedrock of the region for years ahead. You will find articles on reforming real estate laws in Qatar, foreign investment and ownership in Oman, and mitigating risks on hotel construction projects and the lessons learnt from Covid.Read the full report
Imad is an Associate in the Innovation & Patents practice, based out of KSA. He comes with a legal background and qualifications, and is a qualified lawyer in Lebanon.
Imad assists clients in relation to the protection, commercialization and enforcement of innovation, patents, and industrial property (3IP) rights in the Middle East and GCC, including patents, utility models, industrial designs, trade secrets, breach of confidentiality, and copyright.
Imad focuses on 3IP commercial transactions and works closely with our corporate teams in the frame of corporate commercial transactions such as joint venture transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Imad assists in negotiating and drafting technology transfer agreements, licensing and commercialization agreements, revenue sharing agreements, confidentiality agreements, research agreements, and R&D agreements and others.
Imad also assists in 3IP litigation and enforcement matters and works closely with our litigation teams in the frame of contentious matters. Imad assists in handling disputes pertaining to breach of confidentiality, IP ownership, patent infringement, industrial design infringement, copyright infringement and others. He supports in managing and handling complex litigation cases before the relevant Courts including developing strategies and choosing the best course of action against infringers, and preparing bilingual court memorandums in conjunction with our technical consultants and litigation team.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Imad was an associate with over 13 years of international and local experience in intellectual property and commercial law.
2007 – Lebanese University, Bachelor Degree in Law
2009 – Beirut Lawyer’s Bar