Mr. Mohamed Kassem, Senior Associate, started his practice in 2006 with a special focus on intellectual property rights (IPR) and corporate laws.  In addition to advising clients on filing, prosecution, protection and registering of intellectual property rights, Mr. Kassem provides advice on legal courses of action and enforcement against counterfeiters and trademarks infringements. He is also well-versed in negotiating and drafting assignments and licenses agreements on patents, trademarks and copyrights and all IPR-related agreements as well as transfer of ownership and franchise agreements.  He also advises on registration of domain and trade names, medical devices and drugs.

With a fast growing 12 years of practical experience, he has filed a large number of patent and trademark applications on behalf of national and multinational companies.  Furthermore and as member of due diligence teams in different projects, Mr. Kassem provides valuable input to all matters related to intellectual property rights, property, contracts, insurance, and employment.

He was ranked by the LEGAL 500 as “Next Generation Lawyer” in the Intellectual Property practice for the year 2018.

Mr. Kassem is member of the Egyptian Bar Association and was admitted before the Egyptian Court of Appeal in 2016.  He is also member of the Egyptian Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AEPPI) and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).  He has participated in the AIPPI annual meeting in Seoul in 2012 and in annual meetings of AEPPI.  He also took part in the patents drafting seminar at the Egyptian Patent Office.  He is fluent in Arabic and English.

Mr. Kassem received the LL.B. from Alexandria University in 2006.