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Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property uncovers IPR violations during Inspection Campaign

On Sunday 29th of Muharram, 1441 AH (29 September 29, 2019 AD), Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) carried out an extensive inspection campaign to uncover stores, which violate intellectual property rights (IPR), specifically the copyright protection system. SAIP has warned against the promotion or sale of any products or any activities that violate intellectual property rights, and reiterated that it will be strictly imposing relevant penalties to ensure IPR protection, especially concerning digital and paper literary, art products, and [...]


After its reconstitution by the decision of the Council of Ministers… Committee for Examine Patents on Inventions Lawsuits practice its work and approve its future plan

The first meeting of Committee for Examine Patents on Inventions Lawsuits was held at the headquarters of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property. At the meeting, they reviewed the future work plan of the committee and determined the work requirements for the next stage. The Executive Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Swailem attended the meeting, as well as the members of the Committee chaired by Dr. Abdulhameed Al-Hargan, and the membership of: Dr. Abdullah bin [...]


Minister Alqasabi Headed the 9th Meeting of the Board of Directors of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

His Excellency the Minister of Commerce and Investment, Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, headed the 9th meeting of the Board of Directors of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property. During the meeting, the Minister and the board members were briefed on the progress of the Authority’s work and follow-up of achieving the objectives that the Authority is working to achieve in the coming period. The Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Suwailem, reviewed [...]


162 IP violations at the justice table

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property revealed that the Committee for the Consideration of Copyright Infringements recently received a number of cases related to infringement of authors’ rights and violations in the Copyright Protection Law issued by Royal Decree No. (M / 41) dated 02/07/1424 H, as amended by the Council of Ministers Resolution No. (536) of 19/10/1440 H. The number of cases reached about 130 cases from different regions of the Kingdom until the issuance of this statement. The General [...]


During its campaign #Own_your_Drawing .. SAIP: Drawings are right to their owners forever

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property stated that drawings are belong to its owner, and it is one of the original works protected under the provisions of the copyright law, where the owner owns the moral and financial rights to his/her work, and no one has the right to exploit or modify them without a permission of the right holder in accordance with the provisions of the regulations which provides for the moral right, which shall never expire, whether the [...]


During its campaign #Own_your_Photo .. SAIP: Image infringement is a violation of rights and contrary to the system

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property stated that the photographs are belong to its owner, and it is one of the original works protected under the provisions of the copyright protection law, where the owner owns the moral and financial rights to this work, and no one has the right to exploit or modify them without a written permission of the right holder in accordance with the provisions of the regulations. The Authority affirmed that Article 22 of the Copyright Law [...]


Saudi Authority for Intellectual property illustrates the difference between the abstract idea and intellectual property right

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property has launched a campaign entitled (acquire your idea) to educate Saudi society about the difference between the abstract idea and intellectual property rights. SAIP explained in its statement that ideas alone cannot be protected, it is not tangible and you cannot add legal protection on it. The Authority confirmed through its official website and its accounts in social networking sites that the real challenge lies in what is added to the idea of ​​an effort [...]


Saudi Arabia and Korea sign IP strategy program

In the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and His Excellency the President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae, the National Intellectual Property Strategy Program was signed today in the Korean capital Seoul, between Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the Korea Intellectual Property Office. This comes in conjunction with the visit of the Crown Prince to the Republic of Korea, which includes a series [...]


The Authority welcomes its employees and appreciates their return

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property held a celebration on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr at the headquarters of the Authority in Riyadh, in the presence of Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al Swailem, the Executive Chairman of the Authority. The employees exchanged congratulations on this occasion, asking Allah to sustain security and prosperity for our benevolent country. During the greeting ceremony, the Chairman of the Authority presented congratulations to the employees on Eid al-Fitr, Asking Allah to accept all their [...]


Operational programmes of action between “Intellectual Property” and “Qiyas”

A memorandum of operational programmes of action was signed today between Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, represented by Eng. Sami AlSudais, Executive Vice President for Intellectual Property Policies and Partnerships, and the National Center for Assessment, represented by Dr. Abdullah Al-Qatei, deputy executive director of the center. The signing of the memorandum of operational programmes of action aims to raise awareness and respect of intellectual property rights by conducting a mandatory questionnaire about intellectual property, preparing a licensing test for [...]