Intellectual Property Lawyer in Dubai

  1. Expertise
  2. Intellectual Property Law

Overview of IP Services:

Dr. Hassan Elhais along with the team of experienced lawyers, IP legal consultants, paralegals and market researchers will provide you with specialized intellectual property services in the United Arab Emirates.

Safeguarding your IP:

Intellectual property covers any original ideas, designs, discoveries, inventions and creative work produced by an individual or group. Copyright, trademark, patent and design are a few of the most common types of IP protection. IP Protection is necessary not only to protect innovations but also as a means to incentivize the creator or owner of the intellectual property by allowing them the rights to profit from the said innovation to the exclusion of all others for a definite period of time. An organization that owns IP can monetize the same through its own processes and also by allowing external parties to utilize the IP by entering into agreements for licensing and royalty rights.

Whether it is handling IPR registrations or advising on IPR strategy for monetization, you need to approach an intellectual property lawyer UAE with expertise to handle complex IPR matters. If you are seeking an intellectual property law firm Dubai or intellectual property law firm Dubai, you can reach out to the best IPR lawyers who are part of our team. Our team specializes in intellectual property matters and can assist both international and regional clients in their requirements concerning copyrights, trademarks, patents, designs, brand protection, trade secrets, domain protection, confidentiality and non -disclosure agreements.

Intellectual Property Registration:

Copyright Registration

An original intellectual work in literary, arts of the scientific area, whatever its description, a form of expression, significance or purpose, is protected under the Copyright law in the UAE. The ministry of economy in the UAE allows copyright registration, and once approved, the copyright remains valid for the entire lifetime of the owner and plus fifty (50) years following the death.

Trademark Registration

Trademarks constitute any distinctive marks such as names, letters, figures, logos, titles, hallmarks, pictures, patterns, sound marks, words that are used or intended to be used to distinguish goods, products or services. The ministry of economy in the UAE allows trademark registration, and once granted, the right exists for 10 (ten) years duration and can be renewed for the further time period.

Patent Registration

Patent protection and registration is allowed for any new invention that constitutes an innovative step or an improvement on an existing invention and has utility, industrial application in different fields of technology. The International Centre for Patent Registration (ICPR) under Ministry of Economy is the competent authority to register patents in the UAE. Once granted a patent is valid for a time period of twenty years from the date of filing.

Proceeding with the registration of your IP in the UAE at the earliest and ensuring its continued use is critical to ensure maximum protection of your IP and to be able to claim priority right over others. We back your legal needs by providing our specialized services in handling complex IPR matters and achieving the best end results. Our pragmatic and result-focused approach helps client transferring complex IPR matter and partnering with us on their commercial goals.

Market Research

Enforcement of intellectual property rights quite often requires a practical legal approach and this is were our clients can benefit from our market research services.

Our IP consultants can provide you with a market study services in identifying infringing goods and services include counterfeit items. This includes initiating raid actions, in person research for counterfeit products including collecting samples of counterfeit goods and identifying the traders dealing in the such counterfeit goods.

Market study on counterfeit products

Irrespective of the type of industry, you can obtain our services for an in-depth market study for both online and direct market search. We will further advise you in tacking the counterfeit goods and to use the full force of the legal protection of your intellectual property rights.

Testing of counterfeit products

Our team of intellectual property consultants will also be able to guide you in testing services for counterfeit goods. Such test reports confirming counterfeit goods can further strengthen your legal action.

Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

Our enforcement team is best suited to guide you in the legal measures to be undertaken for enforcing the intellectual property rights in the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Hassan Elhais along with the team of lawyers, will guide you in undertaking the appropriate legal action either administrative or criminal in enforcing the intellectual property protection.

Enforcement actions may comprise of filing complaint and initiating market raids to confiscate counterfeit items , destroying seized counterfeit goods and other measures through participating government agencies including the ports and customs authorities.

Client Testimonials

I owe the success of my case to Dr. Hassan's diligent approach. He remained focused, put me at ease and always went the extra mile. Dr. Hassan tirelessly put my case in the best possible light and I cannot thank him enough. I would highly recommend Dr. Hassan - I am grateful to him from the bottom of my heart.

Raphael Lauria
Manager, FME General Trading

Dr. Hassan Elhais is among the best legal consultants I have ever worked with. He has an amazing ability to reduce complex issues into a simple concept that non-legal people can understand. He consistently develops innovative litigation strategies that help us to achieve our ultimate legal goals.

Zhuo Liu

...the extraordinary effort that has been exerted by the staff, and we specially thank Dr. Hassan Mohsen Alhais. Wishing your continues success & excellence...

H.H. Sheikh Saeed Bin
Mohammed Hashir Al Maktoum

I believe everyone should recognize what a difference Dr. Hassan Elhais work has made to people's lives; and especially to our family's life, because we will remain forever grateful to each and every one of his team.

Luis Pozueco

Dr. Hassan Elhais never fears cases that involve exposure and he always gives me his honest assessment of our chances of success, which is invaluable to me.

Bassam Yamout
Director, JM Metal Trading LCC

He aided us not only in providing legal advice but also in all legal issues that required a long term strategic approach to achieve most favorable and optimum outcomes he provided us with high level of professional service.

Philippe Delbecq

Dr. Hassan Elhais is a responsible, reputable counsel who operates to high levels of service.

British Client

Dr Hassan Elhais is responsive, thorough and creative with his advice, and is a valued advisor and legal consultant.

Asma Mattar
Manager, Italian Style

Regardless of the complexity of the matter I know Dr. Hassan Elhais will consider not only legal strategy but also business practicalities in providing advice and litigation options.

Dr. Massimo Hakim
Chairman, Italian Style

I recommend Dr. Hassan Elhais to anyone who says 'I'm in legal trouble'. I was extremely satisfied with the high standard of his work. He has always been there when I have needed him and I refer all my clients, family and friends to him/his firm.

Manish Gupta
Marketing Manager, Express Digital System

Dr. Hassan Elhais was very professional and he listened to my needs. He was very prompt, efficient and always kept me informed. Dr. Hassan Elhais's service was excellent and I would definitely recommend him to friends and colleagues.

James Horsley
British Client

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