||The objective of the workshop is to equip and encourage national IP offices in the region to undertake activities to build respect for IP; to explain the support provided by WIPO for such activities; and to allow an exchange of ideas, information and experiences relevant to public outreach and related strategies for building respect for IP.
Heads of IP Offices will be in invited from: Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar,
Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen and two persons from Egypt, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates (As Trademarks and Patents are separate institutions in these countries)
One representative from the League of Arab States
(LAS) will be invited; and
One representative from the GCC Patent Office