On the sidelines of the tenth meeting of the Board of Directors of SAIP.. Minister Al-Qasabi inaugurates the Intellectual Property Advisory Clinics ProgramPublic Relations
The Minister of Commerce and Investment and Chairman of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi inaugurated the Intellectual Property Advisory Clinics Program. Where clinics are one of SAIP’s initiatives that contribute to the generation and use of intellectual property rights through the provision of IP advice, guidance and services for innovation-based enterprises from SMEs and individuals from inventors, authors and entrepreneurs.
He also chaired the 10th meeting of the Board of Directors of SAIP in the presence members of the Board of Directors. The Board was briefed on the progress of the Authority and follow-up achieving the objectives that the Authority is working to achieve during the coming period. Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem, Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, reviewed the decisions taken in the previous period to support the process of the Authority, led by the Cabinet’s approval of the Kingdom’s accession to the Locarno Agreement.
They reviewed the achievements of the national strategy for intellectual property project , as well as the Kingdom’s participation in the meeting of the General Assembly of Intellectual Property (WIPO) in Geneva, the achievements of the quasi-judicial committees and the start of activating the role of enforcement of intellectual property rights ,the Authority’s campaigns to reduce the violation of intellectual property rights and the role of the Authority in promoting IP awareness in the Kingdom.
The meeting was attended by members of the Board of Directors, Dr. Adel bin Abdullah Al-Harf, Mr. Khalil bin Ibrahim Al-Watban, Dr. Ahmed bin Hamdan Al-Thunayan, Mr. Abdul Salam bin Abdullah Al-Manea, Mr. Saud bin Abdullah Al-Subaie, Mr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Suwayyan, Dr. Nasser bin Mohammed Al-Oqaili, Prof. Abdulaziz bin Rashid Al Roumi, Dr Fahad bin Abdulaziz Al Sheraihi, and Dr Ali bin Abdullah Al Mishari.
For his part, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Swailem thanked the Minister of Commerce and Investment and Chairman of the Board Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi and the members of the Board of Directors for their continuous following-up and support the Authority’s march towards achieving its objectives.