SAIP requests public consultations on the Geographical Indications Protection System Project

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property invited all interested parties to express their opinion on the “Geographical Indications Protection System Project ” and to provide written comments or observations in this regard before the date of 2/12/1441 H ( 07/23/2020), by sending it through the official mail of the authority saip@saip.gov.sa with the name of the person or organization providing the visualizations. This project aims to provide full protection of geographical indications, and to prevent the exploitation of persons – [...]

Responding to the Report of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body in Case No. (DS 567)

The WTO Dispute Settlement Body circulated on 16 June 2020, regarding the case brought by Qatar about compliance with the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), which vindicates the Kingdom and justifies under international law the measures that Saudi Arabia has in place to protect our country and people from terrorism and extremism. In addition to fully accepting Saudi Arabia’s national security defense, the Panel rejected claims that Saudi intellectual property laws and regulations violated WTO rules, [...]

SAIP aims to block 231 websites that violate regulations and rights

In continues to the efforts that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to minimize violations against intellectual property rights, the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, in accordance to its competencies, organized an online inspection campaign on websites and platforms that violates intellectual property laws including sites broadcast from outside the Kingdom. SAIP recently monitored, examined, and analyzed 231 websites that violates Intellectual property law to prevent it from being browsed from the Kingdom. Those detected sites included a group of violations, [...]

SAIP Launches an Intellectual Property Policy Guide to Empower Small and Medium Enterprises

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property launched the Intellectual Property Policy Manual as a guiding document, as part of its endeavors to enable public research institutions, academic institutions, and small and medium enterprises to deal with major issues in intellectual property such as rights to use, disclosure, management, and marketing. in addition to avoid infringements of others ’rights, providing incentives to researchers, registration and protection policies To be a reference for the policies and procedures that support intellectual property [...]