Saudi Arabia participates in Intellectual Property Conference in Beijing

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The Intellectual Property Conference for the Countries on the Belt and Road concludes its work in China with the active participation of the the Saudi Intellectual Property Authority. (Photo / Supplied)
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The Intellectual Property Conference for the Countries on the Belt and Road concludes its work in China with the active participation of the the Saudi Intellectual Property Authority. (Photo / Supplied)
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The Intellectual Property Conference for the Countries on the Belt and Road concludes its work in China with the active participation of the the Saudi Intellectual Property Authority. (Photo / Supplied)
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The Intellectual Property Conference for the Countries on the Belt and Road concludes its work in China with the active participation of the the Saudi Intellectual Property Authority. (Photo / Supplied)
Updated 31 August 2018
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Saudi Arabia participates in Intellectual Property Conference in Beijing

JEDDAH: 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, Xi Jinping.
The 9th CPAC will take place from Aug. 30th to 31tst and this year’s CPAC will bring together thought leaders from around the world to discuss the latest trends and topics in the intellectual property industry, and unparalleled networking opportunities. The CPAC provides the sheer opportunity for you to learn and exchange ideas with other IP elites beyond the border.
This conference discussed ways to continue working on and protecting intellectual property rights in the countries located on the belt and road initiative, in order to become achieve peace, prosperity, openness and innovation. It also aims at linking different civilizations and promoting innovation and knowledge in the Silk Road.
Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Swailem, SAIP Executive Chairman, said the intellectual property system plays a crucial role in promoting joint development between the countries.
Saudi Arabia stresses on providing strict intellectual property protection, guaranteeing the protection of intellectual property rights for companies and individuals under the system, building an environment conducive to business and innovation and creating an investment environment with high quality protection in the Kingdom.
He expressed his gratitude and appreciation to Chinese President Xi and to the organizers of the conference, in addition to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), expressing his desire that all participating parties would work to enhance communication and cooperation for mutual benefit, push for more effective protection and use of intellectual property rights and joint development of innovation, with all countries’ interests in mind.
This World Conference carries worldwide recognition, due to the participation of a range of countries active in the field of intellectual property rights, along with high-level global interest.


Germany, Saudi Arabia agree to turn page after diplomatic row

We should have been clearer in our communication and engagement, said Maas. (AFP)
Updated 26 September 2018
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Germany, Saudi Arabia agree to turn page after diplomatic row

  • The Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Adel Al-Jubeir, extended an invitation to his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, to visit the Kingdom at the earliest opportunity
  • We aim for close cooperation between our two countries and to this end seek to intensify our dialogue on a broad range of topics: Maas

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday welcomed a statement by the German foreign minister pledging his intention to work toward strengthening ties and enhancing cooperation between the two countries. 

Riyadh said the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Germany was a “historic and important” one, and the countries played a leading role in bolstering international security and stability, and the global economy. 

The Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Adel Al-Jubeir, extended an invitation to his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, to visit the Kingdom at the earliest opportunity, “so that both countries may begin a new phase of close cooperation in all areas to the benefit of both our countries and peoples.”

Earlier, the German foreign minister said relations had “witnessed misunderstandings” in recent months “which stand in sharp contrast to our otherwise strong and strategic ties. We sincerely regret this.”

The minister said: “We should have been clearer in our communications and engagement in order to avoid such misunderstandings.

“We aim for close cooperation between our two countries and to this end seek to intensify our dialogue on a broad range of topics.

“Saudi Arabia plays an immensely important role for peace and stability in the region and the world. As there is a broad range of bilateral and international issues to discuss, we will do our best to make this partnership with the Kingdom even stronger than before.

“Considering our role in Europe and the world, improving our ties with Saudi Arabia will serve the interest of both nations and peoples.”