Munir joined BSA in 2018 as a Partner and Head of the Intellectual Property Practice in our Dubai office. Practicing in the Middle East since 2006, he has worked on numerous contentious and non-contentious IP works including trademarks, trade names, copyrights, patents, trade secrets and domain names. He also works on commercialisation and complex disputes of IP rights.
Over the years Munir has advised many high net worth clients on setting up regional strategies for the protection of their IP rights including prosecution, protection, transaction and enforcement. He represents a range of clients from various industry sectors including media, FMCG, tobacco, industrial, pharmaceuticals and many more.
His principal set of expertise encompasses negotiations, settlement mandates and litigation. He also has extensive experience in regulatory works and has experience in consulting clients on consumer protection, antitrust and competition law.
Munir has co-authored and published many articles in prestigious publications, such as the World Trademark- Anti-Counterfeiting Global Guide, INTA Bulletin, Bloomberg, World Trademark Review (WTR) and The International Law Office (ILO).
An active member in INTA who serves as a member in their committees, Munir holds an LL.B from the University of Jordan and an LL.M in Intellectual Property & Information Technology Laws from the University of San Francisco.