Ex-Assistant Controller of Patents and Designs, GoP
Prior to establishing the firm, he had served for 34 years as the Assistant Controller of Patents and Designs, Government of Pakistan. He had been involved with management of the firm’s domestic and foreign patent practice from application development and filing through issuance. He was among the three Patent, Trade Mark and Copyright experts in Pakistan to receive training from the Patent Office, Australia. He had also worked as senior research fellow sponsored by (WIPO) Geneva, at the Commonwealth Office, Canberra Australia. He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Mechanical engineering, from Aligarh University British India and his Bachelor of Laws from S.M. Law College Pakistan.
1. Mrs. Yasmeen Abbasi
Ex- Controller of Patents and Designs, GOP
Ms. Abbasi is a senior partner in the firm and has a wide 37 years of working experience as a controller of Patents and Registrar of Designs in the Patent Office of Pakistan. Her practice spans a wide variety of Intellectual Property areas including Patents and Industrial Designs. She is a widely traveled professional who has attended training sessions in U.K, Japan, China, USA, Geneva, Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Iran, Thailand, Canada and Australia. As a Veteran IPR Practitioner, She has presented well-received papers at seminars in Pakistan and abroad, besides acting as a highly respected and sought-after authority on Intellectual Property Rights, in Pakistan and in the Region. Further, she received her master degree in Science and Bachelor of Laws at Karachi University of Pakistan. Ms. Abbasi completed her undergraduate studies in a Women Degree college and acquired her Bachelor of Science Degree.
2. Kazim Raza Abbasi
Advocate High Court
Mr. Abbasi is a partner in the firm and practices primarily in the firm’s litigation department. He has extensive experience in Intellectual Property, representing and counseling a wide range of domestic as well as international high profile clients in Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Trade secrets and other related matters. The litigation expertise of Mr. Abbasi includes obtaining and defending Injunctions, Internet Disputes, Trademark misuse and Ex Parte Seizures of Counterfeit Products. He has been appearing and arguing matters related to defined sectors in Hon’ble High Courts of Pakistan. Moreover, he has a vast experience before Trademark registry, Patent Office and Copyright Registry together with successful litigation and resolved dozens of oppositions and cancellation disputes. In terms of qualifications, he has acquired his Master degree in Computer Science, Bachelor in Computer Science at Hamdard University of Information Technology, Karachi Pakistan and achieved Bachelor of Laws at Karachi University of Pakistan.
3. Dr. Zareen Abbasi
She is one of the top patent attorneys in the field. She specializes in patent management and protection as the requirements of our clients. She advises clients on infringement, revocation, management, and licensing. She is an expert in handling legal and technical issues effectively.
4. Muhammad Asad
He joined the firm in 2012. He has a vast experience in the field of Trade Marks, Designs and Copyrights. He primarily handles our clients’ pre and post registrations matters. He also manages clients’ Trademarks, Designs and Copyrights portfolios and assists them as per their requirements. He has a vast experience in the field of domain dispute resolution (DNDRC) and has successfully resolved many disputes of valuable clients’. He received his Master degree in Finance and Risk Management from the Institution of Business Management (IoBM) and Bachelor degree from Iqra University in Finance and Bachelor degree of Laws from S.M. Law College Pakistan.
5. Syed Mahad Ali
He joined the firm in 2021 and is involved in opposition and court related matters. He has successfully worked with major pharmaceuticals, nutraceutical and cosmetics clients as well as helped them protect their intellectual property rights. He looks into the matters pertaining to the High Court, the intellectual property tribunal and the trade mark registry. He received his bachelor’s degree in Law at Hamdard University after acquiring his A-Levels privately.
6. Syed Sermed Ali
Joining the firm in 2021. He operates as a Legal Researcher and Evidence Collector.
Assuring that all approvals are in order for document execution.
Tasked with the Preparation, Review, and Management of Oppositions to Trademarks and Copyright, as well as the Filing of Trademark Applications, the Creation of Search Reports, Powers of Attorney, and Legal Notices.
Managing regulatory and compliance-related services, as well as providing Clients with Innovative Solutions and Legal Representation in Court Proceedings. Manages and Supervises Paralegals and Legal Assistants, as well as Writing Pleadings and Notices and other legal documents.
He received his Bachelor's Degree in Law (LLB 5 YEARS) from Hamdard University, Hamdard School of Law, after completing his O-Levels at St. Patrick's High School and A-Levels privately.
7. Misbah Hasan
She joined A.A & Associates in the year 2022. She has an extensive experience in the field of Corporate Law and Intellectual property Law. she has been working with SECP and FBR as well as manages the works related to Trade Mark & copyright & Domain name. Further, she is involved in pre-registration and post-registration matters related to SECP & Trade Mark Registry along with other regulatory and compliance related services . Moreover, she was engaged with major banks in karachi, pakistan for the purpose to conduct Due Diligence, property's legal review and consultancy with her team. she completed her Foundation in Law at Le'cole for Advanced Studies. whereas, completed her Bachelor's degree in Law at S.M Law College, Karachi Pakistan.
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