Saudi intellectual property invites suggestions on draft regulation

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Updated 11 August 2020

Saudi intellectual property invites suggestions on draft regulation

  • The last date for submission is Aug. 23. Senders should clearly write their names and the name of their institutions

RIYADH: The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) has invited the public and private entities and individuals to express their views on a draft regulation for licensing the intellectual property business.
The new regulation will enable entities to present intellectual property cases before the authority on behalf of their clients.
The SAIP aims to regulate, support, develop and protect the field of intellectual property in the Kingdom.
Interested entities or individuals can share their suggestions through the authority’s email [email protected]. The last date for submission is Aug. 23. Senders should clearly write their names and the name of their institutions.
Through this project, the authority seeks to increase the number of qualified intellectual property agents, and to supervise these agents and support them.
 


Saudi King praises role of women at W20 summit

Updated 22 October 2020

Saudi King praises role of women at W20 summit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has praised the exceptional role played by women during the coronavirus pandemic.
In a speech delivered at the end of the W20, the G20 women’s engagement group, on Wednesday, King Salman said: “I would like to express my gratitude to the Women 20 Engagement Group for their remarkable efforts and commitment to deliver their agenda during these unprecedented times caused by the COVID -19 pandemic.”
The Saudi king described women as the source of evolution for any society and said that without empowered women it is difficult to reform societies. 
“Women are the main source of development for any society. Hence, without empowered women, it is almost impossible to implement any societal reforms given that women form half of the societies and they are the ones who raise up generations. Women has proven through history their remarkable role in leading change and in decision making.”
The king noted that Saudi Arabia’s presidency of the G20 has dedicated special attention to discussing policies related to women across different ministerial and working group meetings.