The National Seminar on intellectual property [Archives:2004/755/Local News]

July 15 2004

Saturday, July 10, Sana'a- The national seminar on intellectual property began with the participation of a number of academics and specialists in the field of intellectual property rights, and representatives from the Ministry of Justice, the Customs Authority and civil society organizations.
The seminar was organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism with the cooperation of the World International Property Organization (WIPO).
It is expected that the seminar, lasting four days, will discuss a number of working papers and several pieces of research related to the two primary pivots: the authors' rights and industrial property.
The seminar aims at defining intellectual property. The seminar will also look at commercial and industrial relations and their roles in enhancing economic growth in order to attract a larger audience, and investment and expanding its scope. In addition, the seminar aims to create a suitable environment for ingenuity and creativity in various fields.
the Minister of Industry and Trade and the undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture and representatives of WIPO and civic society organizations attended the opening session.