Intellectual Property

Al Naqbi & Partners provides a full range of intellectual property services including trademark registration in the U.A.E., renewal, amendments, licensing patent protection, enforcement and litigation, trademarks, copyright, industrial design, and portfolio management.

Our thorough pre-filing service ensures the availability of your trademark for registration, as well as providing an accurate and organized start to the process.
We take a multidisciplinary approach to today’s emerging issues in the development, protection and exploitation of intellectual property assets. We don’t just identify risks and problems—we deliver practical and pragmatic solutions, leveraging our deep market and sector experience to be commercially astute in providing counsel.

Al Naqbi & Partners’ Intellectual Property experts deliver extremely high and uncompromising standards of quality. Our advice is delivered in the context of the strategic goals and operational needs of each client. We collaborate to select the right options to fit each client’s business strategy, whether they are assessing an IP portfolio, performing due diligence for an acquisition, securing a trademark or copyright, or using litigation to resolve business disputes over patent, trademark or copyright infringement or misappropriation. We help our clients protect their investment, increase their market share and strengthen their competitive advantage.

Al Naqbi & Partners provides clients with a distinct advantage, particularly when faced with complex controversies involving technologies developed around the world. Our patent lawyers have vast experience with mediations, arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, and have frequently achieved successful results with these methods as an alternative to protracted and expensive litigation.
Ali El Maoula is the Founding and Managing Partner of HNS Legal, he specializes in Contract and Corporate law, overseeing a full-service legal practice. Ali has extensive experience working on multi-jurisdictional transactions with a focus on the MENA region. Ali was elected by Al Naqbi & Partners and HNS Legal to lead the Joint Venture and its expansion globally.

Ali I. El Maoula

Managing Partner | U.A.E.

Dr. Khalid A. Al Naqbi is a Partner at Al Naqbi & Partners. Prior to joining Al Naqbi & Partners, he served as the Executive Director of Legal and Governmental Affairs for the Department of Community Development Abu Dhabi.

Khalid A. Al Naqbi

Partner | U.A.E.

Farah is a Senior Associate at the Beirut office of HNS Legal, who has built solid knowledge within the areas of public and administrative law. She handles high profile clients and assists with negotiations with public entities, as well as advising on complex legal matters in Lebanon and the MENA region.

Farah Wahab

Senior Associate | Lebanon