Dr. Anan Younes

Assistant Professor

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Anan Younes’ core expertise involves having a doctorate in Law from University of Leicester, United Kingdom, teaching experience in the United Kingdom and Jordan, and an Industrial Experience in the sectors of Commercial Real Estate and Development, Litigation and Dispute Resolutions and Intellectual Property and Technology. 

Dr. Younes is adept in teaching students from various social and cultural backgrounds. He also possesses excellent administrative, verbal communication and written skills and exercises constructive and effective teaching methods that promote a stimulating learning experience for his students. 

His experiences and areas of expertise is a welcome addition to the College of Law.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Law, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Masters Amman Arab University, Jordan

B.Sc. Philadelphia University, Jordan

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Areas of Experience and Tasks:

      • Drafted and negotiated client, vendor, and subcontractor agreements—domestic and international— covering professional services, the purchase of goods and materials, joint ventures, software licensing, and employment. Successfully negotiated agreements with government agencies.
      • Worked closely with business and professional services teams to resolve complex contractual issues and negotiate terms and conditions into final contracts.
      • Assisted clients with corporate formations, including filing incorporation documents and foreign corporation registrations, drafting operating and partnership agreements, creating articles of incorporation and bylaws, and obtaining professional licenses.
      • Represented buyers, sellers, and lenders on business purchase and sales. Transactions have included engineering and professional services firms, software and technology businesses, medical and veterinary practices and restaurants.
      • Worked with clients in support of various business and real estate development activities. Services included forming corporate entities, drafting appropriate operating agreements and other corporate documents.

Commercial Real Estate and Development

      • Prepared numerous commercial real estate contracts and commercial lease agreements.
      • Assisted clients and project teams with land use issues, including zoning and permitting.
      • Reviewed property titles, resolved property lien issues, and performed closings for commercial real estate transactions.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution:

      • Represented clients in a variety of commercial and business disputes.
      • Served as in-house counsel on litigation matters including commercial and contract disputes, customer insolvencies, employment issues, and personal injury and workers’ compensation claims.
      • Reviewed contractual terms and persuaded the vendor to drop the entire claim.
      • Supervised production of electronic data/information pursuant to discovery requests, and participated in developing policies and procedures for streamlining electronic data production.

 

TEACHING COURSES

      • Principles of Commercial Law (0301204)
      • Maritime and Aviation Law (0301401)
      • Banking Operations and Commercial (0301402)
      • Legal Studies in English (0303213)
      • Business Law (0501403)

 

MEMBERSHIPS

      • Bar Association – Jordan
      • Domain Names and Trademarks disputes Arbitrator
      • Professional Trainer for litigations and courts at the Jordanian Universities (USAID)
      • Credited professional for Legal Aid projects for Law schools at Universities in Jordan (USAID)
      • Board Member, Abu Nuseer Sport and Cultural Club
      • Prime promotional and Legal Committee of the Sports Club Abu Naseer

LATEST SCOPUS DOCUMENTS


RESEARCH INTERESTS

      • Commercial Law
      • Intellectual Property
      • Arbitration and Mediation
      • Internet and Information Technology Law

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

      • "Trade Marks and Domain Names: Exploring the Inadequacy of Existing Protection for the Economic Value of Trade Marks", (2012), European Intellectual Property Review, Volume 34 Issue 12: p 847.
      • Passive Violation of Consumers' Privacy Rights on the Internet in the Age of Emerging Data Capital. (2019). Journal of Content, Community & Communication Amity School of Communication Volume 10, Year 5: p 134-150.
      • Regulating The UK Financial System Post Crisis UndeR The Financial Services And Markets ACT 2000 As Amended, (2020)  Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues Volume 23, Issue 5: pages 1-9.                                   
      • International Arbitration: law and practice under dispute settlement understanding, (2020).   Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues Volume 23, Issue 6: pages 555-565.

 

ATTENDED CONFERENCES

      • The conference of Private International Law and Intellectual Property Rights, University of Cambridge - UK, March 2011).
      • The 3rd AFU International Conference: Towards Advanced Scientific Knowledge (TASK3-2019) in Business Sciences, 1-2 May 2019 in Dubai, UAE.
      • The 4th AFU International Conference (Virtual Conference): Towards Advanced Scientific Knowledge (TASK4-2021), 19-20 May 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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