Ali EL Sakka is an Egyptian national who is residing in Kingdom of Bahrain and is a legal consultant with substantial experience in the Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) at Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) in Bahrain, and representing the regional, national, and international IPRs clients across the global spectrum.
Ali studied the law in College of Law (English Department) Alexandria University, which is considered one of the most deeply reputed law colleges in Africa & Middle East. Ali was taught the law in both of Arabic and English legal Languages which acquired him a good and strong command of Arabic & English for pleadings and drafting the legal works.
Before joining to Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP), Ali worked for several Egyptian Law Firms where he was responsible for drafting the court pleadings in civil, commercial, Maritime and Intellectual Property matters and presenting the same in court; as well as; providing legal opinions and advises on the merits of the dispute in question. He was also assisting in drafting and reviewing commercial and Intellectual Property (IP) agreements as well as Maritime contracts & charterparties and advising the clients with respect to the same.
In addition to the above; Ali Also worded as a legal translator for variety of legal contacts, pleadings, memorandums and conventions, whether from Arabic into English and vice versa. By which he acquired a good experience in the legal drafting and writing of the pleadings and trial briefs submitted to the Courts and governmental authorities.
Ali joined to Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) on 2007. He advises his clients on various Intellectual Property issues from a Bahrain and Middle East prospective. He assists the clients in enforcing trademark and Patents, Industrial Designs, Plant Verities and Domain Names throughout the Middle East & GCC Countries region whether through Industrial Property Offices and governmental or administrative bodies. Ali also handles and assists in drafting court pleadings in IP matters and advises his clients on the merits of the disputes in question (i.e. the Trademark Oppositions, Counter-Oppositions and infringement lawsuits before the court, in addition to the filing of the petitions and responses to rejection applications before the competent authorities inside Kingdom of Bahrain. Ali rendered various legal advices to clients on how to protect their interests against unfair commercial practice whether inside or outside Bahrain.
Ali has deep understanding of the legal and judiciary systems of Kingdom of Bahrain and the laws, regulations, decrees and decisions relevant to his practice.
Ali has drafted and negotiated various types of agreements, including Trademark Licensing and Assignment Agreements.
- Languages: Arabic and English.
- Member of:
- Egyptian Bar Association (EBA) - International Bar Association (IBA) - Arab Society for Commercial and Maritime Law (ASCML).
- Egyptians' Society in Bahrain (ESB).