Saba manages the trade mark portfolios of her clients worldwide and has handled the filing and prosecution of UK, community, international and overseas trade mark applications, conducting clearance searches and acting for clients in opposition, revocation and invalidation proceedings before the UK Intellectual Property Office and Community Trade Mark Office (OHIM), as well as advising clients on trade mark filing strategies and providing infringement and enforcement advice.
Since joining Clyde & Co, Saba has had extensive experience in the filing and prosecution of UAE, region-wide (MENA) and overseas trade mark applications, conducting clearance searches and acting for clients in opposition and cancellation actions, including attending hearings before the UAE Trade Marks Office and attending hearings before experts appointed by the UAE Courts, as well as advising clients on infringement and enforcement matters and devising trade mark filing strategies.
In addition to trade marks, Saba advises on copyright, design and domain name issues and has represented clients in ICANN and Nominet (domain name) dispute resolution proceedings.
Saba joined Clyde & Co's Middle East regional office in Dubai in July 2011, having practised at specialist trade mark attorney firms in the UK since October 2005.
Saba is bilingual in Arabic and English.