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“The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property” Launches the Optional Registration Service for Computer Software & Apps, and Architectural designs.

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) has announced the launch of the optional registration service for the copyright system, by which the authority aims to register work and documentation, and create an electronic database for them. It should be noted that the works that are currently included in the service are: computer software and apps, in addition to architectural designs. In an effort to establish a safe atmosphere and an environment that encourages innovators to work in all areas [...]


Adjudication of 127 cases of intellectual property disputes and defamation soon

The General Secretariat of the Committees for the Resolution of Intellectual Property Disputes announced that the competent quasi-judicial committees had considered 127 cases related to intellectual property rights. This comes among its primary tasks to reduce violations of intellectual property rights in the Kingdom. The Secretariat confirmed that some of the decisions included defamation of violators of intellectual property rights , which is one of the penalties stipulated by the laws and regulations which impose penalties and fines commensurate with [...]


On the sidelines of the tenth meeting of the Board of Directors of SAIP.. Minister Al-Qasabi inaugurates the Intellectual Property Advisory Clinics Program

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 [...]


The Council of Ministers approves the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s accession to the Locarno Agreement

The Council of Ministers, headed by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, may God protect him, agreed during the session held on Tuesday afternoon in the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh the join of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Locarno Agreement relating to designs and industrial designs which managed by the World Intellectual Property Organization. Locarno Classification “is one of the most important international agreements in the field of intellectual property. The [...]


Announcing the start of a project for licensing and qualification of intellectual property practitioners

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property organized a workshop entitled “Regulating and Qualifying Intellectual Property Business Practitioners” targeting a number of professionals from law firms in the Kingdom to review the features of the regulation project, as the workshop aimed to see the most important challenges and opportunities facing business practitioners in this field. During the workshop, a number of international experiences were reviewed of the work of professional companies in the field of providing intellectual property services, in addition [...]


Start of National Strategy of Intellectual Property Work

Pursuant to Article 3 of the Resolution regulating the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and defining its functions, which came in its tasks: Preparing the national strategy of intellectual property, following-up its implementation after its adoption and developing work plans and time programs in coordination and cooperation with the relevant authorities. On Wednesday, November 6, 2019 ( 3-4-1441 H.), SAIP held a symposium on the National Strategy of Intellectual Property, which included the definition of the Authority and its [...]


A Strategic Partnership between Saudi Arabia and Japan in the Field of Intellectual Property

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of intellectual property with the Japanese Patent Office during the meeting of the fourth session of the Saudi-Japanese 2030 Committee held on Wednesday 23 October 2019 in the Japanese capital Tokyo. This Memorandum aims to establish a framework for bilateral cooperation activities, enhance cooperation in respecting intellectual property, raise awareness of IP value, and train and develop human resources in the fields of patents, utility models, industrial [...]


Accepting the nomination for the benefit of the Kingdom at the General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was appointed represented by the CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Swailem for the position of President of the International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property (Paris Union) during the opening session of the General Assembly meetings of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held from September 30 to October 9, 2019 . The association is one of the societies run by the organization and its membership is 175 [...]


In cooperation with the World Organization (WIPO)… Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property : Establishing a national center for training in the field of intellectual property

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to establish a national center for training in the field of intellectual property, where the Authority will be the national institution charged with implementing the project to build capacity and facilitate the use of IP for development. The Authority was represented by Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem, Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, and The WIPO was represented by [...]


Al-Swailem: Our country is racing against time and we live in historical development shifts

The Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem, conveyed his sincere congratulations and good wishes to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud – May God bless them – on the occasion of the 89th National Day of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, wishing the Saudi people more progress under its leadership –God bless them-. Al-Suwailem said that our progress and prosperity is the result of [...]