Nisrine El Haddad joined SADER & Associates in 2004, as a specialist in intellectual property rights and entertainment law.
She 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.
Nisrine 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.
Having been highly successful in the practice of Intellectual Property Law, her additional specializations include commercial law, corporate law, contract law, entertainment law, joint ventures, pharmaceutical law and real estate law.
Nisrine monitors the sector by participating in IP research projects, providing trainings in Lebanon and Arab countries on IP and speaking in conferences and seminars pertaining to the latest issues affecting the field. She provides training to enforcement authorities on anti-counterfeit strategies and techniques.
In addition to her work as a lawyer, Nisrine participated in publishing several legal studies 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 the UAE and SADER publishers. She assisted as well in the " Lebanese Laws in English " Project.


Member of the Beirut Bar Association (BBA)

TMember of the Intellectual Property Committee at the BBA

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)

Member of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA)


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 certificate from the British Council in Lebanon for "Advanced English for contract and company law".


Lebanese University Lebanon - BA of Laws - 2001.


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