Who are we?

Ma'awia T. El-Nayal & Associates - IP Division was formed to deliver a full range of customised services in the areas of copyright, patents, trademarks, industrial design, intellectual property rights and Internet domain names.

Where are we?

With our Head Office in Bahrain we have a network of associates covering the globe to deliver a highly valuable worldwide representation and a world encompassing outlook and experience to our customers

What we stand for - our corporate values:

Client satisfaction

This is our key value. We work for you as if we were your own in-house IP department. You will expect quality, on-time delivery and fair prices from us. We will deliver as your strategic partner when it comes to intellectual property protection.


Experience and ongoing education guarantees that we meet your expectations. Our patent and trade mark attorneys are educated in different countries, sectors of industry and private practice giving us the breadth of knowledge to offer you advice that covers all your IP business interests.


We take great pride in our flexibility. We always offer services tailored to your specific needs because we care about your business,. We provide you with the best services and ensure smart solutions for IP questions by constantly monitoring changes in the market and matching them with the needs of your organization.


We are committed to building and maintaining a close relationship with our clients and to providing the best IP services. You are entitled to expect nothing less from an Intellectual Property leader.

Protect your intellectual property

Intellectual property is a primary business asset

Intellectual property law is complex and constantly changing, requiring a global expertise to ensure that you securely protect what is yours.

Building up intellectual property is a major business cost. The results of expensive research and development, coupled with related marketing programmes, must be protected by legally watertight designs, patents, trademarks, domain names and copyright.

Intellectual property must be defended vigorously against infringement to ensure that you achieve maximum benefit from what you have created, not someone else.

Intellectual property protection with a proven track record

Entrust your intellectual property portfolio to us and follow a secure business course by using the expertise of our patent, trade mark and intellectual property professionals.

We are in the top echelon of specialist intellectual property law firms and have a global reach through a network of associated intellectual property offices.

From patent applications to Internet domain names, you will benefit from a full range of intellectual property services world-wide

When to involve us - and where


The sooner the better. By having early involvement in your project or problem, we can plan and devise the best possible intellectual property registration, management and enforcement strategies. Early involvement is particularly important if the strategy needs to embrace a number of different countries.


Easy. Just make contact with us by telephone,e-mail or completing a quick response form here