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Daudpota International

The firm: Daudpota International is a niche commercial law firm that provides legal services in various practice areas, including intellectual property, franchising, information technology, M&A, dispute resolution, competition, fintech, and estate planning.

Our law firm’s reach also includes offices in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and we have regional desks focusing on countries of the Middle East and North Africa, as well as, the Near East Asia. We are able to offer clients access to legal support in over 43 countries in the aforesaid regions.

What are we famous for?
Intellectual property: managing trademark portfolios, oppositions, enforcement actions, infringement investigations, and trademark clearances in multiple countries in the aforesaid regions.

Franchising: providing end-to-end legal solutions covering all phases of a cross-border franchising deal, and local compliance thereto.

Information technology: data protection, and data transfer, compliance advice, data security breach advice, fintech regulations advice and compliance, and review of the technology and telecommunications agreements

Competition: merger clearance, dawn raids strategy, compliance and clearance of vertical and horizontal agreements as to distribution and sales, and litigation as to abuse of dominance and defense thereto.

Dispute resolution: representing clients in cases before various superior courts, such as: Supreme Court (Pakistan), High Courts (Pakistan), DIFC Courts (Dubai), and WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (Geneva), and managing litigation in the countries listed below.

Middle East and North Africa – geographical focus: Our Middle East and North Africa desk, is based out of Dubai, and handles matters in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine (West Bank, and Gaza), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Sudan, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen.

Near East– geographical focus: The East desk, is based out of Karachi, and handles matters in Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

Awards and accolades

  • 2019 (as well as since 2016) – Who’s Who Legal: Franchising – Pakistan – Recognized Lawyers
  • 2019 (as well as since 2014) – Who’s Who Legal: Franchising – UAE – Recognized Lawyers
  • 2018 (as well as since 2015) – The Legal 500: Corporate, and M&A – Pakistan – Recommended Firm
  • 2018 (as well as since 2015) – The Legal 500: Dispute Resolution – Pakistan – Recommended Firm
  • 2018 (as well as since 2015) – Legal 500: Technology, Media, and Telecoms (TMT) – Pakistan – Recommended Firm
  • 2015 (as well as since 2012) – Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks – UAE – Recognized Lawyers
For All Practice Areas Contact Emailinfo@daudpota.com
Lawyers : 10
Support Staff : 10
IBA (International Bar Association)
ABA (American Bar Association)
INTA - International Trademark Association
Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association)
AIPPI (Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI)
Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA)