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 during the meeting the decisions issued by the Council of Ministers related to the work of the Authority and what has been done about it, the current stage of the services provided and the most prominent statistics related to its operational processes and the road map for regulations and legislation, in addition to international relations and government partnerships, Customer services and the role of the authority in promoting awareness of intellectual property in the Kingdom.
The board of directors also discussed the work of the authority and the formation of a national committee concerned with the enforcement of intellectual property, as well as the registration of family names as trademarks. At the end of the meeting, the CEO extended thanks and appreciation to the Minister of Commerce and Chairman of the Board of Directors Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi, and to the members of the Board of Directors for their permanent and continuous follow-up to the work of the Authority and support of its employees and the activities that they make.
The meeting was attended by members of the Board of Directors, CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Swailem, Dr. Adel bin Abdullah Al-Harf, Mr.Ahmed bin Muhammad Al-Soyyan, Mr.Abdul Salam bin Abdullah Al-Mani, Dr. Nasser bin Muhammad Al-Aqili, Dr. Ahmed bin Hamdan Al-Thunayan, Mr.Saud bin Abdullah Al-Subaie, Mr. Abdulaziz bin Rashid Al-Roumi, Mr.Saud bin Nassar Al-Hazmi, Engineer Khalil bin Ibrahim Al-Watban, Dr. Yusuf bin Muhammad Al-Yusef, Mr.Rakan bin Ibrahim Al-Tawq, Dr. Ali bin Abdullah Al-Mishari, Dr. Fahd bin Ahmed Abu Haimid, and Dr. Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al-Sharihi.