As we witness the evolution of the regulatory landscape across the MENA region, it was timely for us to investigate and lift the lid, on what is keeping the region’s legal decision-makers awake at night.
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Umme Salamah Tyebjee is an Associate in the Innovation& Patents practice in Dubai. She has both a legal background, and chemical background in healthcare and life sciences. She assists clients with innovation, patents and industrial property (3IP) throughout the innovation cycle. This includes patents, industrial designs, utility models, trade secrets & confidentiality, copyright, technology transfer, 3IP valuation, 3IP auditing and others.
Umme Salamah assists and advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters in the Innovation & Patents department. She supports in the patent prosecution of life sciences and pharmaceutical inventions worldwide including, MENA, US, Europe, Canada and the Far East. She assists clients in the prosecution of patent applications, analyzing Office Actions, preparing Responses to Office Actions, drafting patent applications (provisional and non- provisionals), providing patentability opinions, managing IP portfolios, project management, client relations and communication.
Umme Salamah also assists clients in a wide range of 3IP and commercial-related matters, including advising on regional and international patent protection strategies, patentability, freedom-to-operate and the validity/infringement of inventions. She prepares various legal advices and agreements, such as due diligences, technology transfer and other innovation related agreements, licensing agreements, and advising on patent and industrial design infringement maters in the MENA region and dispute resolution matters involving 3IP conflicts. She supports a variety of clients in the private sector, and public sectors, such as governmental institutions and research universities, both foreign and local.
Umme Salamah also assists and advises pharmaceutical companies on healthcare regulations in the Middle East, providing 3IP advice on data exclusivity, marketing exclusivity, marketing approvals in view of the ministerial decisions and regulations for the GCC countries and MENA region.
Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Umme Salamah was working as a Patent Associate at a reputed Law Firm.
2015 – Bachelor of Laws – L.L.B, I.L.S Law College Pune, India
2012 – Bachelor of Science B.Sc. (Biochemistry & Life Sciences), St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, India
2017 – Indian Patent Attorney
2015 – Indian Advocate- Bar Council of Goa & Maharashtra (India)