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Nisrine W. El Haddad
PARTNER, HEAD OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
 

Nisrine El Haddad joined SADER & Associates in 2004, as a specialist in intellectual property rights and entertainment law.
 
El Haddad heads the intellectual property department of the firm, representing high profile local, regional and international corporations, in Lebanon and the Middle East. She provides legal consultancy to clients on IP and corporate matters, drafts and prepares agreements and other legal documents for companies’ registration. She also handles trademark registration for clients on national, regional and international scale.

El Haddad has been quite successful in putting together strategies against counterfeiting and upholding a brand's reputation and status in the Lebanese market. Moreover, as part of the strategy she provides clients with in depth reports on all matters relating to their IP rights.

El Haddad handles the daily law firm management duties, and ensures that the work of clients is promptly and properly completed and systems and procedures effectively developed for the firm’s needs.
Having been highly successful in the practice of intellectual property, her additional specializations include commercial law, copyright, patents, corporate law, contract law, entertainment law, and joint ventures, among others.

El Haddad monitors the sector by participating in IP research projects, providing trainings in Lebanon and Arab countries on IP and attending conferences and seminars pertaining to the latest issues affecting the field.

Education
El Haddad received her L.L.B from the Lebanese University in 2001.

Certifications
- In June 2014, The America – Middle East Educational and Training Services, Inc. (AMIDEAST) granted El Haddad the presentation skills certificate, for having completed an interactive workshop held at the AMIDEAST center in Beirut.
- In March 2014, El Haddad was among the pioneers to receive a certificate in the very first FIDIC contracts workshop in Lebanon.
- In 2013, El Haddad received a new certificate from “WIPO Training of Trainers on effective intellectual property asset management by SMEs”.
- In 2006, El Haddad received a certification from the British Council for “Advanced English for contract and company law”.

Practice Areas
Commercial Law
Constructin Law
Contract Law
Corporate Law
Entertainment Law
Intellectual Property Rights:
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Patents
  • Industrial Designs
Joint Ventures
Pharmaceutical Law
Real-Estate Law

Bar Admissions
Beirut Bar Association (BBA) since 2003

Affiliations
Member of the Intellectual Property Committee at the BBA
Member of the Lebanese Intellectual Property Association
Member of the International Bar Association  (IBA)
Member of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA)

Special Projects
El Haddad participated in writing several legal studies published locally, regionally, and internationally. She also served as Legal consultant for many joint projects between SADER Publishers and other parties such as the collaborative project with the Engineers’ Bar Association, compiling Lebanon’s construction and engineering laws, as well as a joint project between the Ministry of Justice in UAE and SADER publishers.
She also assisted in the “Lebanese Laws in English” project, which consists of publishing the Lebanese laws in English online.

Languages
Arabic, French and English

SADER & Associates

3rd floor, SADER building,
Dekwaneh, Beirut, Lebanon

Tel/Fax: +961 1 499 888
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