Ibrahim Abunameh

Abunameh & Partners is a leading law firm that was established in 1980 to provide the business community with full legal services in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Due to the expertise, professionalism, and capability of the firm and its lawyers, Abunameh & Partners is now the preferred choice to many Multi-national organization and Fortune 500 companies when it comes to their legal requirements in the Middle East and North Africa. The firm operates through its offices and affiliate offices in Jordan, Iraq, Libya and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Abunameh & Partners highest priority is to provide the business community with the means to meet constantly evolving legal obligations just as we help our clients keep pace with industry transformations.

We can offer our clients efficient and timely services thanks to the particular expertise of our various practice groups specializing in specific areas of law.

Our lawyers are committed to providing our clients with the best results that a practical, creative and business-oriented approach can offer.

Abunameh & Partners has handled some of the most complex business transactions and disputes in the Middle East region. We specialize in matters that require special attention, extensive experience and a high level of sophistication.

We assisted many companies in establishing a presence for them in Jordan, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Libya and other Middle East and North Africa countries, we have handled major transactions and deals on their behalf, we provided them with the local laws advice and we represented them successfully in disputes.

Dr Klaus Mittermair MBA

In my role as Head of Deal Advisory, I am responsible for Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence and Corporate Assessment. I am a competent partner for our clients with more than 25 years of experience in national and international corporate transactions for mergers & acquisitions, corporate valuation, due diligence, financing advice, stock market launches and the preparation and assessment of business plans.

My main areas of focus are automotive, industry, healthcare and real estate. In addition, I am a university lecturer and author of various specialist publications.

Education & Qualifications:

– MBA (Emory USA)
– CMC (Certified Management Consultant)
– Other professional functions
– Member KWT
– University lecturer
– Rotary Club Linz-Leonding
– Emory Business School Alumni Association
– MBA Club

Practice:

– Mergers & Acquisitions
– Company assessment, due diligence
– Equity and debt, financing advice
– Property valuation
– Preparation and assessment of business plans

KPMG:

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services.

Mika Reiner Mayer

Mika Reiner Mayer is one of the most sought-after lawyers in patent prosecution and strategic portfolio management for life sciences startups and established companies alike. Widely known for her strategic insights and deep understanding of business, she is the go-to diligence counsel in Silicon Valley for life science companies and their investors.

Due Diligence:

Mika has extensive experience with investor-side and company-side patent due diligence. She has led hundreds of patent due diligence reviews, ranging in size from small seed investments to multibilliondollar acquisitions in the medical device, drug delivery and pharmaceutical fields. On the company-side, her clients include Gilead Sciences, W.L. Gore & Associates, Alcon, Magic Leap and Astellas Pharma. On the investor-side, she has represented clients such as Vivo Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GE Ventures, Vertex Healthcare Ventures and Canaan Partners. Clients rely on her ability to translate IP risks into business risks with ease, and to provide strategic guidance. As Intellectual Asset Management’s Guide to the Leading Patent Professionals notes, “Mika Mayer is a touchstone IP due diligence lawyer for life sciences companies and their investors.”

Strategic Patent Prosecution & Portfolio Management:

Because of her extensive due diligence experience, Mika is very effective in anticipating and mitigating risks for her clients. She has served as lead patent prosecution counsel to companies such as Gilead Sciences, Novadaq Technologies, Intersect ENT, Intuity Medical, Freedom Innovations, Sight Sciences and Gauss Surgical. Her strategic planning and name recognition help guide her clients to commercial success with many of them going public or being acquired. As one of Mika’s competitors said to LMG Life Sciences Magazine in 2013, “Mika’s prosecution and advice counseling is some of the best I have ever seen.”

Post-Grant Review Proceedings & Patent Litigation:

Whether representing patent owners or petitioners, plaintiffs or defendants, Mika is engaged for her technical and legal knowledge in post-grant review proceedings and patent litigation. In both post-grant review proceedings and in patent litigation, she works synergistically with litigation counsel to find efficient, creative and business-oriented solutions for her clients.

Professional & Community Work:

Mika guest lectures for Stanford’s Biodesign Innovation Class and regularly speaks at industry events on topics including leadership, patent strategy and inclusion and diversity. She is a current member of the Science Accelerator Committee of the American Heart Association and a board member of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. She was previously a board member of the Equal Rights Association and the Center For WorkLife Law.