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
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)