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  The GCCPO participates in the 1st Gulf Inventors Forum in Dubai

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Under the patronage of HE Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, the GCC represented the GCC Patent Office participated in the 1st Gulf Inventors Forum in Dubai, and the accompanying exhibition, held during the period from 3-4 May 2019, at the University of Dubai, with the participation of a number of UAE officials in Government Institutions and the private sector competent in this field, representatives of the GCC Inventors Associations, Thinkers, inventors and Gulf entrepreneurs from different specialties.

The GCCPO participated with a paper on the efforts exerted by the Office to support the GCC joint work through promoting the invention culture, and the GCC Patent Registration System. The GCCPO also established a pavilion at the accompanying exhibition to introduce the GCCPO services and answer related questions.  

The GCCPO participation comes under the guidance of HE the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, to provide all forms of support, care and attention to the GCC inventors, implementing their Majesties and Highnesses leaders of the GCC States, and activating the GCCPO role in highlighting intellectual property, including patents, and promoting its culture and importance.

The forum dealt with a number of important issues of registration, the support and protection of inventions, and the GCCPO role in this regard. In addition to the success stories of inventors in the GCC States and the challenges facing them, means of transforming the invention into a commercial product, and other issues in various fields related to invention and intellectual property.