Beijing, August 30, 2018
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, Shi Jinping.
This conference will continue to work on intellectual property rights and protect them in the countries located on the belt and the road to become a path of peace, prosperity, openness and innovation among countries, in addition to linking different civilizations and creating the spirit of innovation and knowledge in the Silk Road.
Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Swailem, Executive Chairman of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, said that the intellectual property system plays a crucial role in promoting the joint development of the belt and road. Saudi Arabia provides strict intellectual property protection, guarantees 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 thanks and appreciation to Chinese President Shi and to the organizers of the conference in addition to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), wishing all parties of the conference to enhance communication and cooperation for mutual benefit, push for more effective protection and use of intellectual property rights and joint development of innovation in the interests of societies in all countries.
It is worth noting that this World Conference is widely recognized, with a wide range of countries active in the field of intellectual property rights, as well as high-level interest from the international community.