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SAIP requests public consultations on the Geographical Indications Protection System Project

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 – who are not authorized – for the popularity of local products for which the regions of the Kingdom are famous as geographical indicators that have a close connection to their places of production and consider the Kingdom as its original geographical origin, or imitate it in a way that leads to misleading consumers about the true source of these goods , In addition to enhancing the competitiveness and marketing ability of these products on the market by benefiting from the protection provided by the relevant international regulations and agreements, especially the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights which affiliated to the World Trade Organization.

The Geographical Indications Protection System Project can be found in its Arabic language by visiting the official website of the Authority SAIP.GOV.SA.

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