Panelist Profile

 

Mohammad Fazil Bharucha

Bharucha & Co , Leading Member (PK)

 

Mohammad Fazil Bharucha is a partner at Bharucha & Co. in Karachi, Pakistan. He joined the firm in 1986. His engineering background supplemented analytical and technical capabilities of the firm. Over the years he has developed his expertise on advocacy skills especially in contentious matters including complex litigation issues and advises clients on franchising and licensing matters too.

He served as the president of APAA Pakistan Group from 2010-2012 and was also the Delegate of Independent Members of Pakistan and Kazakhstan for AIPPI from 2011-2015. He holds a Bachelors of Sciences in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelors of Law. He is an enrolled advocate of High Court and a member of Karachi Bar Association.

He is professionally active in various international and local IP forums and regularly contributes towards the awareness of IP in Pakistan, not only to the general public but also for training of judiciary and has assisted in formulating IP laws and review of syllabi of educational institutions relating to IP laws.