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Welcome to the latest edition of Law Update titled “Rise of Generative AI.”
In this edition, we dive into the dynamic world of Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. TMT continues to play a vital role in positioning the region as an international business and social hub, driving significant growth and innovation.
Our focus in this Law Update is on the sector’s ongoing potential to advance and propel the region toward a more digital economy. We explore the benefits of embracing a digital transformation and how local authorities have responded by enhancing regulations to accommodate the evolving TMT landscape.
This edition covers a range of topics, including – the new Telecommunications & Information Technology Law in Saudi Arabia, the intricacies of trademarks in the Metaverse, and the legal challenges faced by the video game industry. Additionally, we take a regional perspective, discussing jurisdictions such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, and Bahrain to provide a comprehensive understanding of the TMT landscape.
We hope you thoroughly enjoy this packed issue of Law Update, filled with captivating articles that address key legal issues within a vital sector for the region.Read the full edition
Mohammed Ali is a lawyer in the Intellectual Property Practice having practised in this area of law for 14 years. Since his graduation, Ali has practiced Civil and Property laws in various Indian courts for four years and has gained experience in the jurisdiction.
Ali has managed more than 10,000 trademarks covering Middle East and Africa region with a volume of renewals of about 1,000 trademarks per year. He has extensive experience in trademark prosecution, registered design prosecution for various industries and searching and clearance related advising throughout the Middle East and Africa and also in other jurisdictions in the world. Ali has managed complicated internal Licensing as well as Assignment projects and has experience in monitoring programs and in handling watch notices and oppositions.
Ali is able to advice as to trends and outcome of prosecution for specifically non-conventional trademarks in the region. He has also experience in handling trademark enforcement cases in the Middle East countries especially in the UAE, Egypt, Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Ali joined Al Tamimi & Company in June 2006 from Emirates Advocates & Legal Consultants, Dubai where he had been working as a lawyer for the previous three years in their Intellectual Property department.
2007 – IP Certificate Course, World Intellectual Property Organization
1997 – Bachelor of Laws, University of Mangalore
1993 – Bachelor of Arts Economics Major, University of Calicut
1998 – State bar Council of Kerala, India
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