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
Rasha specialises in intellectual property rights with an emphasis on trademarks and copyright in the UAE and the Middle East region in general. Rasha advises both local and international clients across a range of sectors including FMCG, medial, auto manufacturing, real estate, electronics, technology, finance and hotels & leisure.
Rasha advises clients on the protection of their trademarks and has assisted in building and developing their brands, through managing their trademark portfolio and advising them throughout the appropriate usages and enforcement of their rights. With Rasha’s vast experience in the trademark protection and enforcement, she manages the IP audit practice and has handled major projects for general IP audits for her clients and within commercial transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and joint ventures.
Rasha assists clients in drafting and reviewing franchise and licensing agreements and other IP commercial agreements. Considering Rasha’s extensive regional experience in the IP field and specifically in handling IP disputes all over the region, she is able to identify and highlight the gaps in the protection as well as advice on the best practices for enforceable and watertight agreements that ensure maximum IP protection for her clients.
On the enforcement side, Rasha has extensive experience in managing and handling complex IP litigation cases for cancellation and infringement cases before Courts throughout the region. She has assisted clients in setting strategies for taking actions against serious infringers and major competitors. Rasha is also experienced in anti-counterfeiting and has assisted clients with their anti-counterfeiting activities in the UAE, and in developing regional anti-counterfeiting strategies in the Middle East, including in difficult jurisdictions like Iraq.
2007 – Executive Education Programme, University of Pennsylvania
2005 – LLM in Intellectual Property, University of Jordan
2002 – B.A. in Law, University of Jordan
2004 – Jordan Lawyers Bar Association