Intellectual property in Kuwait

Al Oula Law Firm (Adel Abdulhadi & Partners)

Al Oula Law Firm (Adel Abdulhadi & Partners) regularly acts for clients in the music and entertainment sector in IP protection matters, ranging from portfolio and brand management to opposition issues and related litigation. The team's workload also takes in a broad range of commercial IP matters, including advising on distribution and franchising agreements. Fayez Al Dosari and Sanabil Jafar are the main contacts.

Practice head(s):

Fayez Al Dosari; Sanabil Jafar

Key clients


Kana Group for General Trading & Contracting

Black Boushiya Company

Helios Dermatology Clinic

Yiaco Medical Company

Ghannam Al Dikan

Asfour Canary Restaurant

Satco Food Trading Company

Kuwaiti Union of Farmers Market

Work highlights

  • Advised the Kana Group for General Trading & Contracting on franchising and IP protection matters relating to its hairdressing business.
  • Advising Ghannam Al Dikan, a famous Kuwaiti composer, on the protection of his IP rights, and is acting for him in IP infringement litigation.

Alfahad & Partners (Consultants and Attorneys)

Alfahad & Partners (Consultants and Attorneys) primarily advises foreign clients on trade mark registration and protection matters in Kuwait, and is also adept at handling franchising and distribution agreements. Faisal Alfahad and Shamoil Ranijiwala are the practice heads; the duo are active in contentious work involving trade mark oppositions and enforcement litigation.

Practice head(s):

Faisal Alfahad; Shamoil Ranijiwala

Key clients

Akalin Intellectual Property, Istanbul-Turkey

Modern Building Chemicals-Saudi Arabia

Aydin Patent, Turkey

Samira Matouk Group



Work highlights

  • Representing Simit Sarayai in litigation concerning trade mark infringement matters.
  • Advising on the registration of trade marks owned by Ekici in Kuwait.
  • Advising on the registration of trade marks owned by Danet in Kuwait.