“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 [...]