Souheir Nadde, Senior Associate

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Souheir Nadde-Phlix

Ms. Nadde-Phlix is a lawyer with over 15 years of experience in the fields of intellectual property and international trade law.

Based in Munich, Germany, Ms. Nadde-Phlix provides advice to clients worldwide and fully understands the role of intellectual property rights in the internationalization of businesses. Ms. Nadde-Phlix is involved in advising clients on identifying, commercializing and enforcing IP rights, IP portfolio management and analysis, branding issues and IP strategies. Ms. Nadde-Phlix has particular expertise in regional and international trade agreements involving intellectual property protection.

As legal counsel, she also works with the firm’s management to draft and implement policies relating to compliance, CSR and international codes of ethics.

Before joining AAG, she worked with the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition as Research Fellow. Ms. Nadde-Phlix served also as an IP consultant for international organizations and multinational companies. In this context, she significantly contributed to UNESCO’s World AntiPiracy Observatory and supported SIEMENS AG to explore licensing opportunities for Siemens patents in the Middle East and Africa.

Prior to Siemens, she spent six years as Senior Trade Specialist and Head of Multilateral Unit with the UNDP-Lebanon, where she was responsible for implementing multilateral agreements signed between Lebanon and international partners. She also served as the legal advisor to the Lebanese Minister of Economy and Trade on matters related to international trade and IP policy and practice.

Ms. Nadde-Phlix holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Lebanese University, a Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (D.E.A.) in Computer and Law from Montpellier 1 University and a Master’s degree (LL.M) in Intellectual Property from the George Washington University. She’s also a Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).