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.