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HOST OF EVENTS AT OCEC TO MARK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DAY.

Oman marked World Intellectual Property Day on Friday. This year the day was celebrated under the theme, 'Reach for Gold: Copyright and Sports'.

The intellectual property department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said that the strategic use of intellectual property rights in world sports has huge potential to support economic development in a variety of ways.

Ahmad bin Mohammed al Saidi, director of Intellectual Property Department of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said, 'The World Intellectual Property Day is an opportunity to highlight the role played by intellectual property rights in all its branches including patents, trademarks, industrial designs and writers copyright in the promotion of creativity and innovation.'

He said that during the celebrations of World Intellectual Property Day, the Secretariat General of the GCC, in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Department will be organising some events from Sunday to Tuesday at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC).

All GCC countries and a number of government and private sector institutions and academies of the sultanate will be participating in these events. A Gulf Innovation Exhibition would also be organised on the sidelines of this activity.

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Publication:Muscat Daily (Muscat, Oman)
Date:Apr 28, 2019
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