Project:

  • CHIEF OF PARTY - USAID PROJECT FOR MODERNIZATION OF COMMERCIAL LAW AND THE JUDICIARY OF MOROCCO
    Rabat, Morocco

    Supervised the design, management, and implementation of technical assistance project to modernize commercial law and the judiciary of the Kingdom of Morocco.

    Guided participatory reform and transition processes with the Ministry of Justice regarding judicial competency, judicial procedure, case management IT, and substantive bankruptcy and intellectual property law.

    Regularly interacted with, and reported to high level counterparts in the Moroccan Ministries of Justice and Commerce, and the Moroccan Supreme Court.

    Established and maintained network of Moroccan stakeholders from the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Moroccan Customs, Supreme Court, civil society organizations, and American Moroccan Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM).

    Drafted and assisted in passage of intellectual property legislation in cooperation with Moroccan registry of industrial property (trademark office) and office of authors? rights (copyright office) in compliance with the US/Morocco Free Trade Agreement.

    Designed, created and implemented the National Judicial Training Program for Moroccan judges pertaining to complex commercial and intellectual property issues.