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الملكية الفكرية: تحصر المؤشرات الجغرافية في المملكة تمهيداً لتسجيلها

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. في إطار جهود المملكة العربية السعودية للتوعية بمجالات الملكية الفكرية، قامت الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية بالتوعية بالمؤشرات الجغرافية، والتي تعد أحد مجالات الملكية الفكرية، إذّ تعرف المؤشرات الجغرافية بأنها إشارة توضع على المنتجات التي لها منشأ جغرافي محدد وصفات أو سمعة تنسب إلى منشأها، وتختلف المؤشرات الجغرافية [...]


مجلس الوزراء يوافق على النموذج الاسترشادي لمذكرة تعاون في مجال 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. وافق مجلس الوزراء برئاسة خادم الحرمين الشريفين الملك سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود حفظه الله خلال الجلسة التي عقدها أمس الثلاثاء ــ عبر الاتصال المرئي ــ على النموذج الاسترشادي لمذكرة تعاون في مجال الملكية الفكرية بين الهيئة السعودية للملكية الفكرية في المملكة العربية السعودية والسلطات المختصة [...]


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, [...]


الملكية الفكرية: تطلق دليل سياسات الملكية الفكرية الاسترشادي لتمكين المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة

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 السعودية للملكية الفكرية دليل سياسات الملكية الفكرية كوثيقة استرشادية، في إطار مساعيها لتمكين المؤسسات البحثية العامة والمؤسسات الأكاديمية والمنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة للتعامل مع قضايا رئيسية في الملكية الفكرية كحقوق الاستخدام والإفصاح والإدارة والتسويق وتجنب حدوث التعديات على حقوق الآخرين بالإضافة إلى تقديم حوافز للباحثين وسياسات [...]


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 [...]


الملكية الفكرية تنشر القواعد التنفيذية للترخيص الإجباري لبراءة الاختراع

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 انه تم نشر القواعد التنفيذية للترخيص الإجباري لبراءات الاختراع وذلك استنادًا إلى تنظيم الهيئة، الصادر بقرار مجلس الوزراء رقم (496) وتاريخ 14/09/1439هـ، والقاضي بأن تهدف الهيئة إلى تنظيم مجالات الملكية الفكرية في المملكة ودعمها وتنميتها ورعايتها وحمايتها وإنفاذها والارتقاء بها وفقاً لأفضل [...]


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 [...]


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. [...]


Alswailem: KSA Under Its Leader Firmness and Growth .. A Journey Filled With Achievements

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 on the 4th anniversary of his ascension to the throne by his name and on behalf of SAIP’s staff. Alswailem said: The progress, civilization, firmness and development of our country in all fields are an extension to the vision of the founder of this country King Abdulaziz Bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud – May [...]


Minister Al-Qasabi Chairs the Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

His Excellency the Minister of Commerce and Investment and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi chaired the sixth meeting of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property. During the meeting, the Minister and the members of the Board were briefed on the work and initiatives provided by the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the initiatives and objectives that the Authority is working towards in the coming period. The CEO of [...]


Al Hassan .. Official Spokesman for Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

The Executive Chairmen of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Swailem, has appointed Mr. Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al Hassan as General Manager of Information and Corporate Communications and official spokesman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property. This step is intended to raise the level of communication, interaction and response to all questions about the Authority and the fields in which it operates, and to raise awareness of the regulations and procedures related to intellectual property. The Spokesman will [...]


The conclusion of the first meeting of intellectual property consultancy clinics

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property organized the first induction meeting of the Intellectual Property Advisory Clinics, which aimed to identify challenges and design the services to be provided through the results of the establishment of such clinics, with the participation of a number of businessmen and owners of companies and institutions based on knowledge in the fields of intellectual property. The meeting began with the introduction of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the review of initiatives to strengthen [...]


Creative Industries in the Kingdom Are Carefully Monitored by the Kingdom’s Government and Support the Vision

During the Kingdom’s participation in the first World Conference on Creative Economics in Bali Al-Suwailem: Creative industries in the Kingdom are carefully monitored by the Kingdom’s government and support the vision. Bali, Indonesia: The first World Conference on Creative Economics was held in Bali from 6 to 8 November 2018. The Kingdom participated in a high-level delegation headed by Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Suwailem, Executive Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and members of the delegation from King Abdulaziz City [...]


Minister Al-Qasabi Chairs the Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

His Excellency the Minister of Commerce and Investment and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi chaired the fifth meeting of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property in his office at the Ministry of Commerce and Investment. During the meeting, the members of the Board were briefed on the work submitted by the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property since the beginning of Dhu Al-Qa’da, through the strategy of the Authority and [...]


The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Meets With the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator of USA and His Accompanying Delegation

In the presence of several governmental agencies The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property meets with the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator of USA and his accompanying delegation. The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property held a workshop in Riyadh with the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator of USA, Vishal Amin and his accompanying delegation. In addition to the officials of the US Patent and Trademark Office and in the presence of a number of relevant government agencies including Ministry of Justice, Public Security, General [...]


The Director-general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Meets With the Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

His Excellency Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Suwailem, Executive Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, discussed ways of coordinating aspects of cooperation in the fields of intellectual property with Mr. Francis Gray, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the presence of His Excellency the Permanent Ambassador of the United Nations in Geneva, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Wasal and a number of officials of the Authority. This came on the sidelines of the participation of the Kingdom in the work [...]


The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Signs a Memorandum of Understanding With the US Patent and Trademark Office

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the United States Patent and Trademark Office signed a memorandum of understanding on joint cooperation in the fields of intellectual property rights and exchange of experiences in accordance with best practices that facilitate the processing, examination and registration of applications for patents, industrial designs and trademarks on the sidelines of the 58th General Assembly of Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva. The MoU was signed by the Executive Chairman [...]


Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the Field of Intellectual Property With South Korea

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the South Korean Intellectual Property Office on joint cooperation in the protection of intellectual property rights on the sidelines of the 58th General Assembly of Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization in Switzerland. The memorandum was signed by Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Mohammed Al Swailem, Executive Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and Mr. Kim Tae Man, the Korean Commissioner for Korean Intellectual Property [...]


‏the Kingdom Participates in the Meetings of the General Assembly of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property participates in the 58th meeting of the General Assembly of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, during the period from 24 September to 2 October 2018 with a delegation headed by Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Mohammed Al Swailem, the CEO of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and a number of officials of the Authority. ‏The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), established in 1967, is the [...]


Al-Suwailem: We Are Taking Rapid Steps Towards a Better Homeland under King Salman’s Leadership the King of Decisive and Development

The CEO of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Alswailem presented his sincere congratulations to The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Ibn Abdulaziz Al Saud, and his Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince – God bless them – on the occasion of the 88th National Day of the Kingdom and wished the Saudi people further progress under the leadership may Allah bless it. Al-Suwailem said that the Eighty-eighth National Day [...]


SAIP Meets With the Three Bodies Concerned With the Intellectual Fields in the Kingdom

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property organized a meeting with the three bodies concerned with intellectual property fields in the Kingdom, namely the Trademark Department, the Saudi Patent Office and the Copyright Management Department to introduce the role of the Authority and its current and future activities to protect intellectual property in the Kingdom. The meeting witnessed the presentation of a visual presentation on the historical background of the Kingdom in the field of intellectual property starting from the issuance [...]


Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Meets With Lawyers to Define Its Roles

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, in cooperation with the Saudi Bar Association, organized a meeting to discuss the role of the Authority and its current and future activities to protect intellectual property in the Kingdom. This step is intended to enhance partnership and cooperation between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and lawyers in the Kingdom. The meeting witnessed the presentation of a visual presentation on the historical background of the Kingdom in the field of intellectual property starting [...]


As Part of a Series of Meetings to Strengthen the Partnership Between the Authority and the Business Sector the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Meets With Business Owners in the Council of Saudi Chambers

In a move aimed at strengthening partnership and cooperation between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the Saudi business sector in the Kingdom and in cooperation with the Council of Saudi Chambers ,The authority organized an introductory meeting to define its role, activities and current and future directions for the protection of intellectual property in the Kingdom, in the presence of a number of Saudi stakeholders and businessmen. The Executive Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. [...]


The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the US Patent and Trademark Office Conclude the Bilateral Workshop

Within the framework of the consultations on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the US Patent and Trademark Office, a workshop was held today between the Saudi and US sides at the headquarters of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) in the presence of the Executive Chairman of the Authority Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al Swailem and Mr. Peter Mehravari The Intellectual Property Attaché for the Middle East and North Africa and [...]


US Delegation Visits the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property

His Excellency the Executive Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP), Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Mohammed Al-Suwailem, received the Intellectual Property Attaché for the Middle East and North Africa Mr. Peter Mehravari. During the meeting, the two sides reviewed aspects of cooperation in the field of intellectual property and means of developing and enhancing them between the two sides in the fields of intellectual property rights. This visit comes within the framework of consultations on the memorandum of [...]


With an Active Participation of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property , the Intellectual Property Conference of the Countries on the Belt and the Road Is Winding Down in China

Beijing, August 30, 2018 The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property  (SAIP) participated in the Second Intellectual Property Conference of the Countries along the Belt and the Road 2018, which was launched in the Chinese capital Beijing under the patronage of the President of the People’s Republic of China, Shi Jinping. This conference will continue to work on intellectual property rights and protect them in the countries located on the belt and the road to become a path of peace, prosperity, openness and [...]


The CEO of IP Congratulates the Leadership on the Success of Pilgrimage Season This Year

The CEO of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Alswailem presented his sincere congratulations to The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Ibn Abdulaziz Al Saud, and his Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister , and his Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region and Chairman of Hajj Central Committee, and his Royal Highness [...]


Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Launches Its Official Website and Electronic Accounts

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property has launched the official website SAIP.GOV.SA and its accounts on social networking sites @SAIPKSA in the presence of several media and institutional communication officials in the Ministry of Commerce and Investment and the relevant governmental information centers. This is in line with the authority’s objectives in raising awareness and knowledge about the importance of intellectual property internally and externally, and in line with the vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030. In addition to [...]