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Saudi Arabia attends intellectual property meeting in Geneva

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The Saudi delegation is led by Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Suwailem, CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property. (SAIP)

RIYADH, 11th July 2024 : Saudi Arabia is taking part in the 65th General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva.

The event, which began on Tuesday, will conclude on July 17.

The Saudi delegation is led by Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Suwailem, CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property.

In his opening remarks, Al-Suwailem commended the recent diplomatic conference that adopted the WIPO treaty on intellectual property, genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge.

He highlighted Saudi Arabia’s advancements in intellectual property over the past year, including a substantial trust fund contribution to the WIPO of about SR21 million ($5.5 million).

Al-Suwailem proposed an annual day to honor intellectual property examiners globally, recognizing their efforts in the field.

He also extended an invitation to member states for the upcoming diplomatic conference on design law, set to take place in Riyadh in November.

Alongside the assembly, the Saudi Tourism Authority is showcasing the “Spirit of Saudi Arabia” exhibition.

The SAIP is expected to sign several agreements with the WIPO and member states during the event.

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