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الملكية الفكرية: تعلن عن تمديد المهل النظامية للخدمات المقدمة لعملائها

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 تقديم حزمة من الاستثناءات لدعم عملائها وفق القواعد المنصوص عليها في المعاهدات الدولية والأنظمة المحلية وبموجب الصلاحيات الممنوحة لها نظاماً في مجالات الملكية الفكرية لكل من براءات الاختراع والنماذج الصناعية والتصميمات التخطيطية للدارات المتكاملة والأصناف النباتية وحقوق المؤلف والحقوق المجاورة والعلامات [...]


للمساهمة في التمكين الملكية الفكرية: تعمل على تفعيل إجراءات “استثنائية” لدعم عملائها من الشركات والأفراد

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 عزمها على دراسة تقديم استثناءات لدعم عملائها من الشركات والأفراد وفق القواعد المنصوص عليها في المعاهدات الدولية تتمثل في المهل الزمنية لمقدمي الطلبات الذين لديهم عائق باستكمال المتطلبات وفق المهل النظامية المنصوص عليها في أنظمة الملكية الفكرية المحلية في كافة المجالات التي [...]


الملكية الفكرية: تعلّق استقبال العملاء في مقرها وتنهي كافة الإجراءات والتعاملات 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. دعت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية العموم الراغبين بالاستفادة من الخدمات الالكترونية التي تقدمها والمتاحة عن بعد، تقديم طلباتهم إلكترونياً دون الحاجة لمراجعة مقر الهيئة، يأتي ذلك إنفاذاً للتوجيهات الكريمة بتطبيق الإجراءات الوقائية لمواجهة ومنع انتشار فايروس كورونا. وأوضحت الهيئة أن الخدمات الإلكترونية تسهّل إنهاء الإجراءات عن بُعد من [...]


مجلس إدارة الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية يعقد اجتماعه (الحادي 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 (الحادي عشر) في مقر الهيئة في الرياض، حيث تم الاطلاع على أبرز المستجدات في الهيئة، ومتابعة تحقيق الأهداف التي تعمل على تحقيقها في الفترة القادمة. واستعرض سعادة الرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة الدكتور عبدالعزيز بن محمد السويلم، التقرير السنوي للسنة [...]


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 [...]


اختيار مرشح المملكة لرئاسة اللجنة الفنية للملكية الفكرية بالجامعة العربية

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 اليوم بمقر جامعة الدول العربية الاجتماع الخامس للجنة الفنية للملكية الفكرية – الذي تنظمه إدارة الملكية الفكرية والتنافسية بالجامعة العربية بمشاركة المسؤولين الحكوميين عن مكاتب الملكية الفكرية في الدول العربية – لبحث آلية التعاون مع المنظمات الدولية والإقليمية ذات الصلة بمجال حماية حقوق الملكية الفكرية، ومتابعة [...]


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 [...]


مجلس الوزراء يوافق على انضمام المملكة العربية السعودية إلى اتفاق لوكارنو

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 الوزراء اليوم برئاسة خادم الحرمين الشريفين الملك سلمان بن عبد العزيز  آل سعود حفظه الله خلال الجلسة التي عقدها بعد ظهر اليوم الثلاثاء في قصر اليمامة بمدينة الرياض على انضمام المملكة العربية السعودية إلى اتفاق لوكارنو والمتعلق بالتصاميم و النماذج الصناعية وتديره المنظمة العالمية للملكية [...]


الإعلان عن بدء مشروع ترخيص وتأهيل ممارسي 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. نظمت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية ورشة عمل بعنوان “تنظيم وتأهيل ممارسي أعمال الملكية الفكرية” استهدفت عدداً من المختصين من مكاتب المحاماة في المملكة وذلك لاستعراض ملامح مشروع التنظيم، حيث هدفت الورشة إلى الاطلاع على أبرز التحديات والفرص التي تواجه ممارسي الأعمال في هذا المجال. تم خلال الورشة [...]


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 [...]


قبول الترشيح لصالح المملكة في الجمعية العمومية للمنظمة 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. تم قبول الترشيح لصالح المملكة في الجمعية العمومية للمنظمة العالمية للملكية الفكرية لتكون: المملكة رئيساً لجمعية الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الملكية الصناعية (اتحاد باريس) وتم تعيين المملكة العربية السعودية  ممثلة بسعادة الرئيس التنفيذي للهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية د. عبدالعزيز السويلم لمنصب رئيس جمعية الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الملكية الصناعية (اتحاد باريس) [...]


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 [...]