Ground Your Rights
On Right Grounds ®
Rany J. SADER
CO-FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER
 

Rany SADER is co-founder and managing partner of SADER & Associates. As co-founder his vision for a modern and innovative law firm is reflected in the Firm’s core values as well as his ability in finding multitalented individuals as core members of the firm.
 
As managing partner, his main occupation is to set the strategy for the law firm's development and expansion in terms of operations, public relations and quality. He also supervises the diagnostic and directional approaches of every case and participates in negotiations related to clients and their business interests.
He has overseen a multitude of mediations, negotiations and settlement agreements for clients, particularly dealing with Ministries, Governmental departments & administrations as well as the private sector.
SADER has extensive experience in the representation of international clients in diverse industries, including IT, pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, FCMG, high fashion, cosmetics, media, entertainment, advertising, consumer protection and more.
 
His main talent is for putting together a successful strategy for the establishment and protection of client's IP rights, starting from the registration of the IP right up to the institution and execution of the anti-counterfeiting & anti-piracy plan, as well as maintaining the Trademark & Brand's relevance in the market. This strategy has proven its effectiveness for numerous clients whose trademark was at risk, which lead to the firm being selected as the representative of international conglomerates in Lebanon and the Levant.

SADER constantly seeks intensive programs to develop his skills and knowledge in this increasingly competitive and innovative world. He believes that learning is not an accomplishment by itself but an endless journey.
 
Being the leading attorney at SADER & Associates as well as a leader in the intellectual property rights, information technology and legal informatics fields in the middle east, he is often invited as a speaker at seminars related to intellectual property, information technology and anti-counterfeiting.

Publications
SADER is a prolific author of legal books, such as the Reference Guide of Intellectual Property Jurisprudence and publications in Arabic, French and English. As President of the SADER law research center (affiliated to SADER Group, established in 1863), SADER has created and participated in many publications aiming at promoting the Rule of law in Lebanon and the Levant.

Education
SADER earned his L.L.B. in 1996, from La Sagesse University, Lebanon, and his L.L.M. in 2003, from USEK University, Lebanon.

Certifications
In 2014, following his participation in the Harvard Law School’s program on negotiation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, SADER was granted the Certificate of Negotiation and Leadership.
In 2013, SADER obtained George Washington University Certificate in Leadership during the "Thinking for Success" program in partnership with The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Jounieh, Lebanon.

Bar Admissions
Beirut Bar Association

Affiliations
General Counsel (Head of Legal) to SADER Group (established in 1863)
General Secretary and Member of the Board of the Brand Protection Group in Lebanon
Legal Consultant and Member of the Lebanese Intellectual Property Association
Vice President of the Sports Committee at the Beirut Bar Association
Former Member of the Information Technology Committee at the Beirut Bar Association
Member of the International Association of Lawyers
Member of the Intellectual Property Committee at the Beirut Bar Association
Member of the Energy and Water Committee at the Beirut Bar Association
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of the Association for the Development of Informatics and Law in Lebanon (Former Member of Board)
Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
Head of Intellectual Property, Entertainment and IT Group at the Arabic European Lawyers Association (AELA)
President of the Association for Consumer Trust in Lebanon
Member of the Family Business Network in Lebanon

Practice Areas
Advertising
Agency & Distributorship
Anti-Counterfeiting
Art & Culture
Computer & Software
Consumer Law
Copyright
Entertainment Law
Franchising
Information Technology
Intellectual Property
Internet Law
Licensing Law
Media
Patents
Pharmaceutical Law
Sports & Recreation
Trademarks
 
Special Projects
As founder and president of the SADER Law Research Center (SLRC), Rany lead and directed the implementation of numerous projects such as: the specialized e-library for the Lebanese Ministry of Justice; the website of Lebanese laws in English—in collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Economy and Trade—; the International Treaties Compendium—in collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Justice; the Legal Opinions of the Legislative and consultation Body of the Lebanese Ministry of Justice; the UAE Law Compendium, in Arabic; the Lebanese Law Compendium, in Arabic; the Jordanian Business Laws, in English; the SADER Annotated Codes Series, in Arabic; the Lebanese State Council Website and Practical Guide—in collaboration with the State Council and the Lebanese Court of Cassation Series, in both printed and digital versions. He also acted as project lead to numerous “Rule of Law” projects in the region such as the digitization of the Abu Dhabi laws project, the establishment of the UAE Ministry of Justice legal portal, and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs Digital Legal Library.

Languages
Arabic, French, English.

SADER & Associates

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

Tel/Fax: +961 1 499 888
Mob: +961 3 055 056


sader@saderlaw.com