In addition to the above and in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the company has digitized most of its records, which span nearly 5 decades, while significantly improving its IT infrastructure. In order to facilitate working from home for most of its employees and collaborators, this meant that coordination and communication problems were inevitable. Nevertheless, it was important to ensure that the work was done efficiently, and so within a few weeks, our IT department designed a very user-friendly and interactive platform for updating and keeping records, documenting tasks and scheduling follow-ups, team meetings, as well as the automated transmission of customer requests to the relevant staff. This not only improved coordination between the team of more than 150 people, but also reduced interdependence and shortened turnaround time. It works closely with the Pakistan Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) to enforce intellectual property rights and has successfully implemented measures with Customs, the Federal Investigation Agency, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority and the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority. In addition to intellectual property, the firm also has extensive experience in telecommunications and information technology, arbitration and mediation, media, antitrust/competition, commercial and corporate law, cyber law, mergers and acquisitions, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, and data protection. As for the company`s improvement plans in some target areas, as mentioned above, one of the most important was the strengthening of its IT infrastructure, and the details of this were already discussed in the previous answer. Hanya has a keen interest in advising on corporate and commercial matters and her relationships with regulators, including the IPO, the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan and the State Bank of Pakistan, facilitate the provision of pragmatic strategy/advice to clients. By submitting this form, you agree to receive email communications from FindLaw as part of the management of your review. In addition, in 2019, the firm, in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Foreign Investors (OICCI), approved a publication on intellectual property protection laws entitled: “Evolution of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Pakistan; Eine OICCI-Perspektive”.
An updated version is in preparation and will be released later this year. Lord. Shah is the International Vice President of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) – Asia`s largest intellectual property association; Vice-President of the Pakistan Intellectual Property Rights Association (PIPRA) and member of the Unfair Competition Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA). First Floor, Shaheen Towers, 23-A Block 6, P.E.C.H.S., Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi, Pakistan Use the up and down arrows to increase or decrease valuation Ali Kabir Shah is a partner of the firm and has been internationally recognized for his work in the field of intellectual property, media and technology. Since its inception, Ali & Associates has served its clients in various jurisdictions around the world, winning numerous awards for its hard work and determination, firmly establishing itself as one of the region`s leading intellectual property lawyers. We pride ourselves on providing expert advice on all aspects of intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial designs, research, filing, registration, licensing, franchising, dispute resolution, litigation, law enforcement, anti-counterfeiting and due diligence. In addition, Hanya has shown a particular interest in the firm`s litigation practice in recent years, successfully representing cases on behalf of various clients before the Sindh High Courts and Intellectual Property Courts. 4-B, 4th Floor, Pakland City Center, I-8 Markaz, Islamabad, Pakistan In recent years, the company has seen a significant increase in the technology sector both locally and internationally. The firm has also acquired numerous OTT platforms and advised them on a variety of issues, including establishment and governance regulations; advertising and content regulations; Data protection and risk assessment. When people are injured in life-changing accidents, they need a lawyer who does not hesitate to take on a challenge. No matter how difficult the struggle may be, Ali Shah is willing to do anything to achieve positive results for his clients. Ali works tirelessly to achieve the best results and recovery for his clients, who often face adversity after an accident or due to the negligence of others.
Karimullah Adeni, a graduate of Franklin Pierce Law School, Mr. Adeni, is widely recognized as one of Pakistan`s leading lawyers. He advises clients on a range of legal issues with expertise in intellectual property protection and alternative dispute resolution. He is also responsible for advising companies on the valuation, acquisition, licensing and protection of intellectual property, as well as on the implementation of effective risk management policies for companies. His contribution to IP awareness in Pakistan is evident in his efforts to introduce IP law into the LLB program in Pakistan. He is also Senior Vice-Chair of the FPCCI Standing Committee on IPR Enforcement. Our firm strongly believes in the power of a diverse team in an increasingly globalized and interconnected world. In this regard, it is immense pride for us that we are not only an employer of equal opportunities for women, but for all people, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, orientation, sect or religion. Our firm is known for being socially progressive and diverse, and it`s worth noting that women make up a large portion of our team, including internships in leadership positions. Needless to say, a diverse and more inclusive team has allowed the company to connect with our customers and serve them in a much more competent way.
Hanya is also co-author of a handbook on developing IP laws in collaboration with OICCI, is a regular contributor to Getting the Deal Through`s chapters on trademarks and patents, and regularly attends all major IP conferences held around the world, including INTA, AIPPI and AIPLA. Mr. Auqil Ali Shah is one of the first members of Ali & Associates. He joined the firm as a partner when it was founded in 1972. He is the son of the company`s founder, Talib Ali Shah. After his father`s death, Mr. Aukil continued his legacy by becoming a senior partner in the company. His hard work, dedication and understanding of the world of IP law, combined with a long career in the industry, have made him an exceptional role model admired by IP practitioners in the region.