Muhammad Arshad Javed

Strategic Business Lawyer with specialization in transactional IP and competition laws.

Work History

  • Strategic Business Lawyer with specialization in transactional IP and competition laws.
  • Six years of experience in multifaceted cross-border transactions, commercial contracting and  licensing, legal audits and investigations, risk assessment and mitigation, and market/sectoral regulatory compliance. Skillfully represented companies and individual clients in judicial and administrative hearings.
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills, commercial acumen, delivery of high quality work and    good technical grounding. Ability to translate the legal scenarios into business information. Valued for independent thinking, professional attitude and adoption. Agile, collaborative and functionally flexible.

Trainee Lawyer

Lahore, Pakistan NAYYAB LAW CHAMBERS TRAINEE LAWYER(TRADE MARK AND EMPLOYMENT LAWS) Reviewed court documents, conducted client interviews on issues involving trademark infringement. Drafted fact sheets, and assisted in employment dispute. _ academics_ MUNICH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW CENTER Munich, Germany
Nov 2013 - Oct 2014

COMPETITION AND COMPLIANCE (EMEA) TRAINEE COUNSEL

GLEISS LUTZ HOOTZ HIRSCH

Worked closely with two  senior partners and their teams and successfully completed several assignments (individually and in teams) on antitrust and anti-bribery advisory, internal investigations, management interviews, compliance, and the merger control law.

Education

Education

UNIVERSITY OF THE PUNJAB Law College
Oct 2012 - Nov 2013

MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M. IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & COMPETITION LAWS)

MUNICH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW CENTER

A specialized cooperative venture of The George Washington University (USA) and The Max Planck Institute (Munich).

  • Award: Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Scholarship, 2012-13 (2 out of 48 finally interviewed).
  • Thesis: Vertical integrations in ICT: An ex-post assessment of EC Google & Motorola merger decision (2012).
  • Seminar: Are licensing agreements pro or anti-competitive: a post Nungesser assessment of EU technology transfer regime. Wrote paper and delivered presentation.

Skills

Skills

INTERNAL AUDITS & (E) INVESTIGATIONS

Performed a complex internal audit of a global home appliance manufacturer in Germany and elsewhere, including an automotive engine manufacturing company active in China. Identified risks and compiled the final report on the findings.

SUBSTANTIVE MERGER ANALYSIS & CLEARANCE

Assessed large-scale transactions, defined markets, and drafted documents for pre-merger clearance involving JVs in the radiator production/distribution and the smart grid market, and acquisitions in software and automotive scan tool industry.

COMPETITION ADVISORY & CARTEL DEFENCE:

Extensively researched on the EU competition laws and drafted memos and opinions on issues involving information exchange on Management Information Systems, refusal to supply, joint distribution, non-compete, and IP licensing and grant-back clauses.

professional networking

annual

PRE

Multi-Jurisdictional

Control

Major companies

in the above transactions and assignments included: Robert Bosch GmbH, BSH Group, Siemens, DeLclima, Leoni AG, Phoenix, Bayer, Behr GmbH and TTA International.

Key responsibilities:

Worked closely with two  senior partners and their teams and successfully completed several assignments (individually and in teams) on antitrust and anti-bribery advisory, internal investigations, management interviews, compliance, and the merger control law.