Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Expert Mission to Saudi Arabia to assess the current status of the Intellectual Property (IP)/Innovation system in the country and advise on the possibility of merging the different IP Institutions
Description: The expert will be responsible for the following tasks to be undertaken in parallel and in a coordinated manner: • To meet with Officials of the IP Standing Committee and the relevant Officials at the King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology and any other relevant Official as he may deem necessary; • to assess the current status of the IP/Innovation system in the country and identify the weaknesses and strengths of the IP system, using the WIPO questionnaire intended for the development of a future national IP strategy; • to advise on the possibility of merging the different IP Institutions; • to provide an assessment report which shall be complete, precise and reflect the current status of the IP/Innovation system in the country and contain recommendations for an integrated and efficient management of IP in Saudi Arabia
Category: Mission
Type: Assessment Mission
IP Subject Area: Intellectual Property
WIPO Sector: Regional Bureau for Arab Countries
Date From: 19/11/2011 - 23/11/2011
Venue City: Riyadh
Venue/Host Country: Saudi Arabia

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Saudi Arabia
Total Number of Participants:  0

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO

Organizer

Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO