BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP are Expanding at a Rapid Rate with Promotions and Strategic Additions Across the Firm

Promotions Arsalan Tariq has been named Partner at BSA Al Rashdi & Al Barwani Advocates and legal consultants. Practicing since 2009, Arsalan specializes in Islamic and conventional finance, bilateral and syndicated project finance, acquisition finance, Islamic product development, cross-border financing and financial restructuring. Arsalan will continue working from BSA’s DIFC office in Dubai, attending events…

Intellectual Property Right Assignments

Intellectual Property Right Assignments Q&A: United Arab Emirates Key aspects of intellectual property right assignments Definition of IP rights 1. Does the definition of “Intellectual Property Rights” in Standard document, Assignment of intellectual property rights: Cross-border: clause 1.1 include any rights that are not recognised in your jurisdiction? If yes, what are those rights? The…

Anti-counterfeiting Committee Engages High-Level Government Officials in United Arab Emirates

INTA’s Anticounterfeiting Committee, Middle East and Africa Subcommittee recently held two policy dialogues in the United Arab Emirates to discuss the issue of online counterfeiting. The dialogues, organized by Subcommittee member Munir Suboh (BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, United Arab Emirates), were held on June 20 and July 1, in Abu Dhabi and…

UAE Ministry of Economy Update Official Fees for Trademark Enforcement and Registration

To ensure efficiency and streamlining with international best practice, namely in trademark prosecution and the enforcement of registered rights, the UAE Ministry of Economy has issued an administrative order to decrease and waive some of the core official fees associated with their trademark registration and enforcement services. Following an increase to such fees in 2015, the…

Cartels: UAE Chapter

1. What is the relevant legislative framework? The laws and regulations governing antitrust and competition (cartel) in the United Arab Emirates are as follows: (a) The Federal Law No. 4 of 2012 on the Regulation of Competition (“UAE Competition Law”), which has been in force since 23 February 2013 and which aims – according to Article…