Activités de coopération technique au titre de l'article 67 de l'Accord sur les ADPIC ‒ Afficher les détails du document

Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf

GCC is an intergovernmental organization with membership of the following states: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, and State of Kuwait. 

According to Article 20 of the GCC Economic Agreement which states that member States 'shall develop programs encouraging talented individuals and supporting innovation and invention; cooperate in the field of intellectual property and develop regulations and procedures ensuring the protection of intellectual property rights; and coordinate their relevant policies towards other countries, regional blocs and international and regional organizations', the GCC Secretariat General directs most of its technical cooperation activities to its member States.

This document presents a report on the main technical cooperation activities undertaken by the Secretariat General of the GCC-GCC Patent Office, either alone or in cooperation with other parties, from 1 September 2022 to 1 September 2023 which are relevant to intellectual property issues, following the invitation of the Chair of the WTO Council for TRIPS to provide updated information on such activities.

Technical assistance activities undertaken by the GCC secretariat General or in cooperation with other parties during the above‑mentioned period has been focused on various concrete IP aspects. These activities were conducted in the form of workshops, on-job training, and secondment or through supporting the participation in conferences or in international IP exhibitions. The said activities are listed in the Annex below.

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# Titre du programme ou de l'activité Date de début Membres ou observateurs bénéficiares  
1 Patent Applications Drafting and Searching in Patent databases 05/09/2022 Oman
2 Trademark Examination Program 12/09/2022 Kuwait, the State of
3 Novelty Search for Pharmaceutical Patent Applications 14/09/2022 Bahrain, Kingdom of
4 Trademark Offices Management 19/09/2022 Bahrain, Kingdom of
5 Information Exchange on AI Innovations. 21/09/2022 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
6 Intellectual Property as a Tool for the Development of Small and Medium Enterprises, and Intellectual Property in Digital Content 04/10/2022 United Arab Emirates
7 Bank Al Jazira Innovation Support Program (Creators) 10/10/2022 Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
8 A Campaign to Enhance Awareness of Intellectual Property among schools’ Students 06/11/2022 Kuwait, the State of
9 International Virtual Conference on Innovation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem 15/11/2022 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
10 Examination of Patent Applications workshop 20/11/2022 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
11 Intellectual Property for Judicial Authority 21/11/2022 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
12 Lessons Learned and Best Practices Related to Intellectual Property in the Arab Region 05/12/2022 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
13 Intellectual Property and Vaccines during Global Pandemic 05/12/2022 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
14 High Growth Technology Business Forum 2023: Funding Growth 01/01/2023 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
15 The third session of the Asian Intellectual Property Dialogue 31/01/2023 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
16 The thirteenth International Exhibition of Inventions in the Middle East 12/02/2023 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
17 Malaysian International Exhibition of Inventions ITEX23 11/05/2023 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
18 An introductory lecture on the Patent Office at the GCC General Secretariat 15/05/2023 Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
19 Search Matters 2023 Conference 23/05/2023 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
20 Business Visit to IP Authority in State of Qatar 15/06/2023 Qatar
21 The fourth GCC Virtual Conference to Support Ecosystem Innovation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology and Entrepreneurship 20/06/2023 Bahrain, Kingdom of; Kuwait, the State of; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of; United Arab Emirates
22 Paralegal training program for Patent Examination 17/07/2023 Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
23 Supporting the Young Inventors Laboratory in the State of Kuwait 26/07/2023 Kuwait, the State of