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The CEO of SAIP Congratulates The Leadership on The Occasion of Eid Al-Adha

The CEO of SAIP, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Suwailem, extended his congratulations on behalf of SAIP’s family to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud,  and to His Highness, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, and to the Arabic and Islamic nations on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. Al-Suwailem expressed his appreciation to the government for harnessing all efforts to serve the pilgrims in [...]


In the presence of the French ambassador, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between SAIP and the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)

His Excellency the CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem, welcomed the visit of the Director General of the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), Mr. Pascal Farrow, and the French ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Mr. Ludovic Pouille. During the visit, SAIP and INPI signed a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed in the field of intellectual property aiming at strengthening bilateral cooperation in the intellectual property between the two countries through exchange of [...]


SAIP Issues the First Arabic Glossary of Intellectual Property

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property announced the first edition of the Arabic Glossary of Intellectual Property, Which includes the most important terms contained in intellectual property systems and treaties, as an initiative to raise awareness of intellectual property in the Arab world. The preparation of the Glossary came from the role played by the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property to spread the concept of intellectual property in the Middle East and North Africa region and to promote Arabic content [...]


Intellectual property and Google meet to protect rights in the digital field

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, in cooperation with Google, held a virtual workshop entitled “Protecting and Strengthening Intellectual Property Rights in the Digital Field” with the participation of a number of representatives from both organizations. The workshop aims to identify the technical methods used in digital violations and mechanisms to combat digital broadcast piracy and protect intellectual property rights. During the workshop, ways to remove infringing content from Google’s platforms were reviewed, and the mechanism of blocking violating applications [...]


قرصنة البث الفضائي والرقمي على طاولة الملكية الفكرية ومجموعة إم بي سي

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. عقدت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية بالتعاون مع مجموعة إم بي سي ورشة عمل افتراضية بعنوان ” قرصنة البث الفضائي والرقمي “ بمشاركة عدد من ممثلي الجهتين، إذّ تهدف الورشة إلى التعرّف على قرصنة البث الفضائي والرقمي ومناقشة آلية حماية حقوق الملكية الفكرية والطرق الهادفة لمكافحة القرصنة والحد [...]


الرئيس التنفيذي للملكية الفكرية يهنئ القيادة بحلول عيد الفطر المبارك

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. رفع الرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية الدكتور عبد العزيز بن محمد السويلم باسمه ونيابة عن أسرة الملكية الفكرية التهنئة لخادم الحرمين الشريفين الملك سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود، ولسمو ولي العهد الأمير محمد بن سلمان آل سعود ولي العهد نائب رئيس مجلس الوزراء وزير الدفاع [...]


SAIP signs the academic alliance program with Princess Noura University

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property signed a memorandum of joint cooperation with Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University regarding the Academic Alliance Program for Research and Development, and the signing ceremony took place in the presence of Her Excellency the President of Princess Noura University, Dr. Inas bint Sulaiman Al-Essa, and the CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. AbdulAziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem. This memorandum aims to support the academic alliance between the two parties in the [...]


“Taking Your Ideas to the Market” The slogan for World Intellectual Property Day

All countries around the world participate in the celebration of the World Intellectual Property Day, which occur every year on April 26, with the aim of spreading the awareness among society about intellectual property, and learning about the role that intellectual property rights play in encouraging creativity and promoting innovation that depends on it to become a means to confront common global challenges. This year’s slogan entitled as (Taking Your Ideas to the Market), stresses the need to strive towards [...]


مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية يعقد اجتماعه (السادس عشر)

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. عُقد اجتماع مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية (السادس عشر) اليوم الأحد 29 شعبان 1442هـ، برئاسة معالي الأستاذ محمد بن عبد الملك آل الشيخ رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية. واستعرض سعادة الرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية الدكتور عبدالعزيز بن محمد السويلم خلال الاجتماع الأعمال التي [...]


الملكية الفكرية تطلق “صحيفة الملكية الفكرية”

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. أعلنت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية عن إطلاق صحيفة الملكية الفكرية “IPN”، والتي تهدف من خلاله إلى نشر كل ما يتعلق بمجالات الملكية الفكرية وفق الأنظمة واللوائح الخاصة بها، يأتي ذلك بناء على المهام والاختصاصات الموكلة للهيئة والتي منها توفير المعلومات المتعلقة بحقوق الملكية الفكرية، وإتاحتها للجمهور. وأوضحت الملكية [...]


انضمام جامعة الملك سعود إلى برنامج التحالف الأكاديمي للبحث والتطوير

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. وقعت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية مذكرة تعاون مشترك مع جامعة الملك سعود بشأن برنامج التحالف الأكاديمي للبحث والتطوير، وجرت مراسم التوقيع بحضور معالي رئيس جامعة الملك سعود أ.د بدران بن عبدالرحمن العمر وسعادة الرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية د. عبدالعزيز بن محمد السويلم. وتهدف هذه المذكرة إلى [...]


مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية يعقد اجتماعه (الخامس عشر)

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. عُقد اجتماع مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية (الخامس عشر) يوم الثلاثاء 27 جمادى الثاني 1442هـ. وتم خلال الاجتماع مناقشة الموضوعات المتعلقة بأعمال الهيئة كالتقرير السنوي وأنشطة الهيئة خلال العام المالي 1441-1442هـ وما تحقق من إنجازات وجهود خلال جائحة كورونا، إضافة لتحديث اللوائح ذات الصلة بأعمال الهيئة، ومصفوفة [...]


الدكتور علي الشنقيطي نائباً لقطاع عمليات الملكية الفكرية

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. أصدر الدكتور عبد العزيز بن محمد السويلم؛ الرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية، قرارًا بتعيين الدكتور علي بن سيد الشنقيطي؛ نائباً للرئيس التنفيذي لعمليات الملكية الفكرية. ويعد الدكتور علي الشنقيطي من القيادات الوطنية المميزة، والذي يملك خبرةً واسعة في المجال الطبي، أبرزها العمل كمدير مركز الأورام في مستشفى [...]


A National Committee for the Enforcement and Respect of the Intellectual Property headed by the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

The first meeting of the National Committee for the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights was held under the chairmanship of Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Suwailem, the CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, with the presence and membership of representatives of each of the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Media, the Public Prosecution ,Public Security, Saudi Customs, the General Authority for Food and Drug, the General Commission for Audiovisual Media ,Communications and Information [...]


Former Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, a consultant to the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property announced the joining of the previous former Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Mr. Francis Gurry, as a consultant to SAIP, as of January 3, 2020. SAIP stated that Mr. Francis is an Australian and has experience and competence in the field of intellectual property, as he began by obtaining his first honorary titles, which is the Burke Prize from the College of Law at the University of Cambridge in 1980 [...]


“الملكية الفكرية” تطلق خدمة تسجيل الأعمال المعمارية لحفظ حقوق المبدعين

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. أعلنت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية عن البدء بتسجيل الأعمال المعمارية في خدمة التسجيل الاختياري لمصنفات حق المؤلف لتنضم إلى المصنفات التي تشملها خدمة التسجيل الاختياري وهي برمجيات الحاسب الآلي وتطبيقاته والتصاميم المعمارية. وأوضحت الهيئة أن إضافة الأعمال المعمارية إلى ما سبق إتاحته من مصنفات لتشمل الهياكل المعمارية (المخططات) [...]


الملكية الفكرية تطلق خدمة إصدار تراخيص ممارسة أنشطة الملكية الفكرية

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. أعلنت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية عن البدء في إصدار تراخيص ممارسة الأعمال وتقديم خدمات الملكية الفكرية نيابة عن الغير أمام الهيئة وذلك في جميع مجالات الملكية الفكرية حيث تهدف هذه الخدمة إلى إتاحة نشاط تقديم خدمات الملكية الفكرية للمهتمين والمختصين. تهدف هذه المبادرة الاستراتيجية لتنظيم ومتابعة تراخيص وكلاء [...]


“الملكية الفكرية” تضبط محال الأجهزة الإلكترونية والمطبوعات في حملاتها التفتيشية الميدانية

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. ضمن جهودها لحماية حقوق الملكية الفكرية قامت الفرق التفتيشية بالهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية بالتعاون مع الأمن العام بجولات ميدانية استهدفت المحال التجارية المخالفة لأنظمة حقوق الملكية الفكرية بمختلف مناطق المملكة. يأتي ذلك امتداداً للجولات الميدانية المعتادة التي تقوم بها الفرق التفتيشية على المنشآت العامة والمحلات التجارية وتركزت الحملة خلال [...]


“الغذاء والدواء” و”الملكية الفكرية” تطلقان مبادرة لتعزيز حماية المستحضرات الصيدلانية المبتكرة

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. أطلقت الهيئة العامة للغذاء والدواء والهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية ، اليوم (الاثنين)، مبادرة مشتركة لتعزيز حماية المستحضرات الصيدلانية المبتكرة وتشجيع الصناعات الدوائية الوطنية. جاء ذلك خلال الاجتماع الذي عُقد في الرياض بين معالي الرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة العامة للغذاء والدواء الدكتور هشام الجضعي، والرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية [...]


مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية يعقد اجتماعه (الرابع عشر)

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. عُقد اجتماع مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية (الرابع عشر) اليوم الثلاثاء 23 ربيع الآخر 1442هـ برئاسة معالي الأستاذ محمد بن عبد الملك آل الشيخ رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية. وتم خلال الاجتماع مناقشة مركز الهيئة المالي وخطة الإيرادات والمصروفات للسنوات القادمة، وكذلك استعراض المبادرات ذات [...]


مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية يعقد اجتماعه (الثالث عشر)

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. عُقد اجتماع مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية (الثالث عشر)، برئاسة معالي الأستاذ محمد بن عبد الملك آل الشيخ رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية، ويعد هذا الاجتماع هو الأول لمعاليه كرئيس لمجلس الإدارة وذلك بعد صدور الأمر السامي بتعديل تنظيم الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية وارتباطها [...]


الملكية الفكرية تطلق خدمة تسجيل العلامات الجماعية المتضمنة مؤشرات جغرافية

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. أعلنت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية عن إطلاق خدمة تسجيل العلامات الجماعية المتضمنة مؤشرات جغرافية وذلك في ظل سعيها إلى تنظيم مجالات الملكية الفكرية بما يتوافق مع أفضل الممارسات العالمية وللمساهمة في تعزيز تنافسية الاقتصاد المحلي وحفظ الثقافة المجتمعية والمعارف التقليدية التي يقدمها مجتمع منطقة معينة والترويج لمنتجاتها. وأوضحت [...]


السويلم: يهنئ القيادة بذكرى البيعة السادسة

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. قدم الرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية الدكتور عبدالعزيز بن محمد السويلم باسمه واسم منسوبي الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية خالص التهاني والتبريكات لمقام خادم الحرمين الشريفين الملك سلمان بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود بمناسبة ذكرى البيعة السادسة موجهاً دعواته الصادقة بأن يحفظ هذه البلاد وأن يديم عليها أمنها [...]


بأمر سام: الملكية الفكرية ترتبط تنظيمياً برئيس مجلس الوزراء ويرأس مجلس إدارتها محمد بن عبدالملك آل الشيخ

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. صدر الأمر السامي الكريم القاضي بأن ترتبط الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية تنظيمياً برئيس مجلس الوزراء، وأن يكون معالي الأستاذ/ محمد بن عبدالملك آل الشيخ وزير الدولة وعضو مجلس الوزراء، رئيساً لمجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية. يأتي القرار الكريم بعد مضي 30 شهراً على تأسيس الهيئة السعودية للملكية [...]


Destruction of more than 3 million items violating intellectual property rights in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP), in collaboration with the Ministry of Media, confiscated and destroyed more than 3,500,000 items violating intellectual property rights. These items were seized during the transitional period of copyright from the Ministry of Media to SAIP. The seized items included copied and counterfeit books, satellite broadcasting devices, computer program storage devices, in addition to photocopy devices for audio works. This process follows the inspection campaigns targeted various cities and regions Saudi Arabia. It comes [...]


SAIP requested public consultation on the agreement to protect phonogram producers from unauthorized duplication of their phonograms

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property has called on all those interested to express an opinion on the ‘Agreement for the Protection of Phonographic Producers from the Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms’, and to submit written opinions or notes in this regard before the date of Thursday 5/16/1442 AH (12/31/2020 ) by sending them to the Authority’s mail. saip@saip.gov.sa with the name of the person or institution providing the comments. The phonogram  means any exclusively aural fixation of sounds of [...]


الملكية الفكرية ومركز التواصل الحكومي ينظمان لقاء بعنوان احترام الملكية الفكرية في الاتصال المؤسسي

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. نظمت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية بالتعاون مع مركز التواصل الحكومي بوزارة الإعلام ورشة عمل بعنوان ” احترام الملكية الفكرية في الاتصال المؤسسي” بحضور أكثر من 160 ممثلاً من القطاع العام والخاص وذلك للتوعية بحقوق الملكية الفكرية وتعزيز احترامها وكيفية استخدامها بالشكل الأمثل. بدأ اللقاء بكلمة لمعالي وزير التجارة [...]


انطلاق برنامج إعداد المدربين المختصين في الملكية الفكرية مع أكاديمية المنظمة العالمية للملكية الفكرية

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. أطلقت أكاديمية الملكية الفكرية بالهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية برنامج “إعداد المدربين” المختصين في الملكية الفكرية بالتعاون مع أكاديمية المنظمة العالمية للملكية الفكرية وذلك بحضور سعادة نائب الرئيس التنفيذي لسياسات الملكية الفكرية والشراكات بمشاركة أكثر من 35 مدرباً مرشحاً لبرنامج إعداد المدربين في الملكية الفكرية. وأوضحت الأكاديمية إلى أن [...]


The Global Intellectual Property Challenges Forum stimulates innovation-based economies and facing global pandemics

The Global Intellectual Property Challenges Forum was held today, Monday 03/09/1442 AH( 26/10/2020 ), with the participation of more than 30 international bodies among the leaders of the intellectual property offices of the G20 countries, international organizations and intellectual property offices of the guest countries, opened by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, chaired the session by Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Suwailem, CEO of the Saudi [...]


A global intellectual property challenges forum is held in Saudi Arabia as part of the G20 International conferences program

تنظم الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية والأمانة السعودية لمجموعة العشرين المنتدى العالمي لتحديات الملكية الفكرية بتاريخ 1442/9/3 هـ (2020/10/26 م) ضمن برنامج المؤتمرات الدولية ، وتكريم رئاسة المملكة لمجموعة العشرين لعام 2020. كمبادرة للاستجابة للأولويات المتعلقة بالملكية الفكرية في ظل الأوبئة والأزمات العالمية. يتناول المنتدى العالمي لتحديات الملكية الفكرية عدة موضوعات تتعلق بتنسيق إجراءات عمليات الملكية الفكرية ، وتبادل سياساتها ، ونشر المعلومات المتعلقة بالملكية الفكرية بحضور أكثر من 36 جهة. سيفتتح المنتدى رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية ، [...]


The initiative of the Intellectual Property Respect Officer was launched with the participation of more than 70 government agencies

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property launched the initiative of the Intellectual Property Respect Officer in the presence of the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Swailem, a number of the Authority’s leaders and 70 representatives of government agencies that are partners in implementing the initiative. Through this initiative, SAIP seeks to raise compliance with the laws and regulations related to intellectual property in the government sector through qualifying and training employees from every government agency. SAIP indicated that [...]


مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية يوافق على تسجيل الأسماء العائلية كـعلامات تجارية

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. وافق مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية على قرار إعادة النظر في قبول طلبات تسجيل الأسماء العائلية كـعلامات تجارية وذلك بعد اعتماد الضوابط والمعايير في القرار رقم 2/12/2020، ويأتي هذا القرار لتنظيم وترتيب قبول طلبات تسجيل الاسم العائلي كـعلامة تجارية كونه يساهم في تحقيق الموازنة بين أصحاب [...]


CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) : The Kingdom is a global model in development fields

The CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Swailem, raises his congratulations and blessings to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and to the Crown Prince His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – may Allah protect them – on the occasion of the 90th National Day of the Kingdom, wishing Saudi people to continue the progress and prosperity. Pointing out that the great [...]


Al-Swailem chaired The Paris Union Assembly was held at the 61 Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization

The Paris Union Assembly was held today at the 61 Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization. The Assembly was chaired by the CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Swailem. During the Assembly, the members reviewed the proposed “guidelines from the Paris Union Assembly regarding the implementation of the Paris Convention regarding the right of priority in emergencies” .This guidelines aims to mitigation measures for the offices of member states [...]


The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participates in the 61st General Assembly of Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization

The Kingdom, represented by the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, virtually participates in the meeting of the 61st General Assembly of Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, during the period from September 21 to September 25, 2020. Saudi Arabia delegation participating in the Assembly was headed by Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Swailem, CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, and a number of officials of the Authority. Where Saudi Arabia’s [...]


Establishing ‘non-profit’ private associations and organizations in the fields of intellectual property in the Kingdom

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property has called on the generous public and those interested in volunteering, private sector companies, community members and interested institutions and individuals to contribute to the establishment  of non-profit private associations in the fields of intellectual property, innovation and invention, through the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development platform dedicated to this.   The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property will establish these associations to obtain a license for their activities in accordance with the requirements [...]


Saudi Arabia is among the top ten countries to benefit from intellectual property training programs

The World Intellectual Property Organization Academy issued a report stating that the Saudi Arabia is among the top ten in the world to benefit from distance learning courses, from January to August of 2020. The report issued by the World Organization Academy stated that the number of trainees for the courses delivered by WIPO academy has reached in Saudi Arabia 3710 trainees of both genders, an increase of 541% over the previous year, amid a large turnout of students and [...]


The Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property holds its 12th meeting

The twelfth meeting of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property was held virtually, headed by the Minister of Commerce – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, where the most prominent works and developments of the Authority and the initiatives that it presented during the previous period were reviewed. The CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Swailem, reviewed [...]


الملكية الفكرية تصدر أول شهادة لعلامة صوتية تجارية في المملكة وتدعوا الراغبين بالتسجيل للتقديم عبر بوابتها

SAIP issues the first certificate for a sound trademark in the Kingdom and invites those wishing to register to apply through its portal

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property issued the first certificate for a sound trademark in the Kingdom for the Saudi Telecom Company. This comes in accordance with the Trademarks Law and its implementing regulations in force in the Gulf Cooperation Council.   Sound trademark is one of the most important pillars that establishments rely on in distinguishing its goods and services and addressing them with the target audience. Also it is central part of marketing their internal and external identity, where [...]


The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property requests public consultation on a draft regulation for licensing the practice of intellectual property business

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property has requested public consultation on a draft regulation for licensing the practice of intellectual property business, where SAIP aims to regulate, support, develop, sponsor and protect the fields of intellectual property in the Kingdom. For this purpose, it may propose laws and regulations related to intellectual property rights, enhance the use of intellectual property; To build an advanced knowledge-based economy, and to license activities related to SAIP field of work. The draft regulation for [...]


SAIP Confines Geographical Indications in the Kingdom, in preparation for its registration

According to the role that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia plays on building respect, creation and utilization of Intellectual Property, the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) raise awareness of Intellectual Property including Geographic Indications. Where SAIP aims to organize, support, sponsor, protect and promote intellectual property in Saudi Arabia in accordance with global best practices. Geographical indications are defined as a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due [...]


The Council of Ministers approves the Indicative Model of a Memorandum of Cooperation in the Field of Intellectual Property

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 a session held yesterday- through visual communication – the Indicative Model of a memorandum of cooperation in the field of intellectual property between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the authorities concerned with intellectual property in Other countries. The importance of the decision lies in enabling the Authority [...]


SAIP Meets with the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM)

The CEO of Saudi Authority for intellectual property Dr.Abdulaziz Al Swailem meets the Director of the Italian Patent and Trademark Office Mr.Antonio Larossi, in a virtual meeting held at Saudi Authority for intellectual property. Where a number of bilateral topics were discussed in the field of Intellectual Property. Including recent updates on intellectual property operation procedures, sharing intellectual property policies and information in the affects of global pandemics, crisis and challenges, in addition to strengthening the strategic partnership between [...]


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 [...]


He valued the country’s efforts to preserve human and care of homelands… The CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property congratulates the leadership on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr

The CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Swailem, in his name and on behalf of the family of SAIP, congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and the Arab and Islamic nation on the occasion of Eid Alfitr. Al-Swailem said that this country, thanks to God, then its leadership [...]


17546 ألف خدمة و44 جلسة شبه قضائية قدمتها الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية خلال العمل عن بعد

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. قدمت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية 19990 نشاطاً مختلفا عبر المنصات الافتراضية من قبل المختصين في الهيئة و17546 خدمة إلكترونية لعملائها من الأفراد والمؤسسات منذ بدء تطبيق الإجراءات الاحترازية والوقائية للحد من انتشار فيروس كورونا، من أبرزها عقد ٤٤ جلسة للجان شبه القضائية للفصل في انتهاكات حقوق الملكية [...]


SAIP Announces the renewal of the extension of statutory deadlines for services provided to its clients

Further to the statement of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property regarding the extension of statutory deadlines due to the existing conditions related to the Corona pandemic, SAIP announces the renewal of the extension of statutory deadlines for services provided to applicants of intellectual property from the date of 10 Ramadan 1441 AH ( May 3, 2020) until Saturday 7 Shawwal 1441 AH (May 30 2020), This comes as an initiative to provide a package of exceptions to support [...]


‘Innovate for a green future’ … a slogan for World Intellectual Property Day

The member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) celebrate the World Intellectual Property Day (World IP Day), which is observed on April 26 each year. The World IP Day aims at educating society on intellectual property (IP), promoting IP role in encouraging creativity and enhancing innovation, and addressing common global challenges. f this year’s World IP Day theme, ” innovate for a green future”, emphasizes the need to strive towards a sustainable and low-carbon economy. WIPO and it’s [...]


Data exchange program has been signed between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the Korean Intellectual Property Office

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) signed a program for exchanging intellectual property data with the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) during the sixth SAIP-KIPO Bilateral Meeting, which was held virtually today, Wednesday 22nd April 2020, within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding in the field of intellectual property (IP) signed between the two sides on 25 September 2018. The program aims to provide IP information and make it available to the public through the exchange of published [...]


SAIP publishes the statistical report of 2019 and an increase in application rates

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property published the statistical report for the fields of intellectual property, which reviews the statistics of patents, industrial models, trademarks and copyright in Saudi Arabia for the year 2019, which are managed by the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property in the Kingdom. The authority indicated that it aims, through the report, to publish statistical information to benefit from it in designing policies for innovation, technology development and managing intellectual property programs related to it, as [...]


SAIP publishes executive rules for compulsory licensing of patents

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property announced that the executive rules for compulsory licensing of patents were published based on the organization of the Authority issued by the Council of Ministers Resolution No. (496) dated 14/09/1439H., according to which the authority aims to organize, support, sponsor, protect and promote intellectual property in the Kingdom in accordance with global best practices. In order to achieve its goals, it has the right to propose laws and regulations related to intellectual property [...]


SAIP Announces the extension of statutory deadlines for the services provided to its clients

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property announced the provision of a package of exceptions to support its customers in accordance with the rules stipulated in international treaties and local regulations and in accordance with the powers granted to it by a system in the fields of intellectual property for all patents, industrial designs, planning designs for integrated circuits, plant varieties, copyright, neighboring rights and trademarks. The initiative was to extend the statutory deadlines until 10 Ramadan 1441( May 3, 2020 [...]


To contribute to empowerment SAIP activates “exceptional” procedures to support its corporate and individual customers

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property announced its intention to study the provision of exceptions to support its corporate and individual customers according to the rules stipulated in international treaties represented in the time limits for applicants who have an obstacle to complete the requirements according to the statutory deadlines stipulated in the local intellectual property systems in all areas including patents, industrial designs, integrated circuits, plant varieties, copyrights, neighbouring rights and trademarks. This comes in light of the importance [...]


SAIP suspends customer reception at its headquarters and terminates all procedures and transactions remotely

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property invited the public wishing to benefit from the electronic services which is available remotely, to submit their applications electronically without the need to visit the headquarters of the authority, this comes in implementation of the generous directives to implement preventive measures to confront and prevent the spread of Corona virus. SAIP clarified that electronic services facilitate the completion of procedures remotely by entering the official website of the authority Saip.gov.sa to benefit from its [...]


The Board of Directors of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property holds its 11th meeting

The eleventh meeting of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property was held at SAIP headquarters in Riyadh, where the most important developments in the Authority were reviewed, and follow-up on achieving the goals that it works to achieve in the coming period. The Executive Chairman of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Swailem, reviewed the annual report for the fiscal year 1440-1441H, and the draft budget for the fiscal year 1441-1442H, in [...]


Inauguration of 21 centers for the national network of intellectual property support centers in 5 regions in the Kingdom

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, in partnership with the World Intellectual Property Organization, launched today the first phase of the national network of intellectual property support centers by launching 21 centers in 5 regions across the Kingdom, which are: Makkah, Al-Madinah, the Eastern Region, Al-Qassim and the capital, Riyadh, to facilitate access to local technical information and services related to intellectual property fields to the members of the network. During this, 6 agreements were signed with the government and private [...]


SAIP starts to Receive Trademark Applications

Based on the Council of Ministers Resolution NO. 496, 14/9/1439 AH, Corresponding to 29/5/2018 AD, which approved the establishment of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) to become the sole authority responsible for the intellectual property fields in the Kingdom, and its protection, sponsor and promotion, the trademark activity has been transferred from its competent department in the Ministry of Trade and Investment to the functions of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP), to undertake the registration [...]


Selection of the Kingdom’s candidate to head the Technical Committee of Intellectual Property of the Arab League

The fifth meeting of the Technical Committee for Intellectual Property – organized by the Intellectual Property and Competitiveness Department of the Arab League with the participation of government officials for intellectual property offices in Arab countries – was held today at the headquarters of the League of Arab States to discuss the mechanism of cooperation with international and regional organizations related to the field of intellectual property rights protection, and follow up on the implementation of recommendations of the [...]


Workshop at Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property on “A Project to Develop Copyright Protection Law”

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) has organized a workshop entitled “A Project to Develop Copyright Protection Law” at its headquarters in Riyadh. The event was attended by a number of professionals and individuals interested in the field of copyright from both public and private sectors. During the opening ceremony, the CEO of SAIP, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammad AlSuwailem, emphasized the significance of the workshop due to its huge role in developing the copyright protection law. He also [...]


نقل نشاط البراءات من مدينة الملك عبد العزيز للعلوم والتقنية إلى الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية

Sorry, this entry is only available in Arabic. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. أعلنت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية البدء بممارسة مهامها واختصاصها باكتمال نقل نشاط براءات الاختراع والتصميمات التخطيطية للدارات المتكاملة والأصناف النباتية والنماذج الصناعية من مدينة الملك عبد العزيز للعلوم والتقنية، حيث يأتي ذلك تنفيذًا لقرار تنظيم الهيئة، والذي يقضي بأن تكون الهيئة الجهة المعنية بتنظيم مجالات الملكية الفكرية [...]


“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 [...]


Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property signs a PPH agreement with the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) signed a PPH agreement. This comes within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding signed on September 27, 2018 and was signed on the sidelines of the 59th General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization. Held in Geneva.   The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem, CEO of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, MR. Andrei Lanku, Undersecretary of Commerce for [...]


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 [...]


Eng. Maher Uraijah : Deputy CEO of Intellectual Property Operations

The Executive Chairman of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem, issued a decision appointing Eng. Maher bin Mohammed Uraijah as a Deputy CEO of Intellectual Property Operations. Eng. Maher Uraijah is a distinguished national leader who has extensive experience in the professional field, most notably working at Saudi Aramco from 2000 until 2019. Eng. Maher Uraijah holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and an MBA from Birmingham University.


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 [...]


Request for Public Consultations Regarding “The Executive Rules for the Compulsory Licensing of Patents”

Based on the keenness of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property to regulate, support, develop, sponsor, protect, enforce and upgrade intellectual property fields in the Kingdom in accordance with the best international practices, It is currently developing an executive rules for the compulsory licensing of patents, In accordance with its competence in proposing the laws and regulations related to intellectual property rights stipulated in the provisions of Article 3 of the organization of the Authority issued by the Council of [...]


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 [...]


Saudi-Korean agreement to build intellectual property capacity

Upon approval by the Council of Ministers of a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of intellectual property between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the Korean Intellectual Property Office in the Republic of Korea, a series of executive programs were launched in the presence of HE Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Swailem, the Executive Chairman of the Authority, Korean Commissioner Park Wongo and Chairman of the Korean Intellectual Property Strategy Agency Kim Tae-man. The goal of these [...]


(I respect intellectual property rights) as a motto for the activities of Round 25 of the Professional League

The Saudi Professional League has concluded its preparations in cooperation with the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property to launch a series of intellectual property rights awareness-raising activities and messages to be held at the 25th round of the Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Professional League under the slogan “I respect intellectual property rights” . In cooperation with the SPL Association, the Authority has prepared, through a joint team, several video and text messages, which will be displayed on the screens of [...]


Start receiving application ‘ Intellectual property Pioneers’ Program

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property has announced the start of receiving applications for those wishing to join ,Intellectual property Pioneers’ Program Which aims to develop fresh graduates from local and international universities in order to invest in the national talents and train them in a practical environment to enable them to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills and compete in the labor market. The Authority said in a statement on its official website that the registration began on Sunday, [...]


Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) participates in the Riyadh International Book Fair for the first time

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) participated in the 2019 Riyadh International Book Fair for the first time since its establishment, during the period from 6 to 16-7-1440 (13 to 23 March 2019). The Authority’s participation is to enhance the intellectual property awareness through workshops and booth during the days of the fair, and explaining to the visitors with the role of the Authority and its functions and the history and future of intellectual property, as well as an explanation [...]


Intellectual Property Informational Meeting for Publishing Houses and People Interested in Copyright

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) is organizing an informational meeting to introduce SAIP’s role and activities as well as current and future orientations to protect intellectual property in KSA. A workshop will be held in Crowne Plaza Hotel with the participation of several publishing houses in KSA and people interested in copyright. SAIP called publishing houses and people interested in copyright to register on the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/NJWTlnpxbofZuGLC2 SAIP is currently studying the development of Intellectual Property laws and has [...]


H.E. Dr. Al Qassabi Headed the 7th Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

His Excellency the Minister of Commerce and Investment, Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qassabi, headed the 7th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property. His excellency and the members of the board have been briefed during the meeting on SAIP’s work and initiatives as well as upcoming initiatives and objectives. Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Abdulaziz Alswailem had reviewed SAIP’s yearly report that includes SAIP’s initiatives and KPIs and [...]


SAIP Indicates Intellectual Property Protection Terms in KSA

Through its Official Website saip.gov.sa, SAIP clarified the intellectual property protection terms in KSA. SAIP assured that patent protection term is 20 years from the filing date, whereas the protection term for trademarks is 10 years and it is renewable. Copyright protection lasts for the life of the author plus an additional 50 years. Industrial design certificate lasts for 10 years from the filing date as well as layout design for integrated circuits. While plant varieties protection term is 20 [...]


Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Signed First PPH Agreement

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) signed patent prosecution highway agreement with Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), within the framework of the memorandum of understanding that has been signed on the sidelines of the General Assembly of World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva. The signing ceremony took place with the presence of SAIP’s CEO Dr. Abdulaziz Alswailem and Director General Dr. Park, desiring to develop bilateral partnership in the field of intellectual property and strengthening the relationship between the two [...]


Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and Saudi Professional League

A memorandum of understanding has been signed today between Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) represented by SAIP’s CEO Dr. Abdulaziz Alswailem and Saudi Professional League represented by Chairman of the Board of Directors Musalli Almuammar. The signing of memorandum of understanding aims to raise awareness of intellectual property rights and its respect including trademarks by conducting induction workshops as well as training courses for the members of the clubs to register and protect intellectual property rights in order to [...]


SAIP: Request for Public Consultations Regarding Copyright Law

SAIP is currently studying the development of Intellectual Property laws and will start with Copyright Law which was issued by the Royal Decree (M/41) dated 02/07/1424 AH. Within the framework of the objectives of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) which are to organize, support, sponsor, protect and promote intellectual property in the Kingdom in accordance with global best practices and to propose Intellectual Property Laws and Regulations. Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property is keen on benefiting from the participation [...]


Alswailem: Largest Spending of Budget Ensures Economic Strength and KSA Growth in All Fields

Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) Dr. Abdulaziz Alswailem congratulated Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Crown Prince, Defense Minister and Deputy Prime Minister -God Bless them- and Saudi People on the budget announced by King Salman on Tuesday. The announcement of budget with the largest spending in the history of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an indication of KSA’s economic strength and [...]


AlGabbaa: Executive Vice President for Intellectual Property Common Services

Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) Dr. Abdulaziz Alswailem has issued a decision to appoint Dr. Abdulaziz AlGabbaa as an Executive Vice President for Intellectual Property Common Services. It is worth noting that Dr. Abdulaziz Algabaa is one of the distinguished national expertise. He had a Doctoral of Education, Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. He has worked as a director and consultant at King Salman Program for Human Resources Development and Human Capital Project, he also [...]


Alsodais: Executive Vice President for Intellectual Property Policies and Enforcement

Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) Dr. Abdulaziz Alswailem has issued a decision to appoint Eng. Sami Alsodais as an Executive Vice President for intellectual property policies and enforcement. It is worth mentioning that Eng. Sami Alsodais is one of the distinguished national expertise. He has a vast practical experience of more than 22 years in the field of intellectual property. He has worked as the Chairperson of Standing Committee on Intellectual Property Rights, a Chairperson [...]


A Delegation from the Japanese office visits Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property to discuss Joint Cooperation

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property hosted in its headquarters in Riyadh the second high-level meeting with the Japanese Patent Office in the presence of Japanese Deputy Commissioner with the participation of the Director of the Japanese Foreign Trade Office in the Middle East and North and the representative of the Japanese Commercial Office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia . The Japanese delegation was received by the Executive Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Swailem. [...]