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Abu-Ghazaleh Chairs Meetings of the Arab Intellectual Property Mediation and Arbitration Society

03-Jan-2019 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 7930
Abu-Ghazaleh Chairs Meetings of the Arab Intellectual Property Mediation and Arbitration Society
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AMMAN - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh chaired the meeting of Board of Directors and extraordinary General Assembly of the Arab Intellectual Property Mediation and Arbitration Society (AIPMAS).

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh welcomed members of the Board of Directors who represent a number of institutions in the Arab countries, stressing the importance of maximizing the value of trademarks.

Furthermore, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh called on the Society to expand the provision of training courses that it provides for various institutions in the Arab countries, underlining the possibility of contracting with training or educational institutions to hold training courses for school and university students to enhance awareness about intellectual property, in view of its importance mainly with the increasing number of inventions and innovations in the Knowledge Age.

In addition, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh urged the Society to collaborate with the 'Famous Arab Trademarks Network' and the Web Development and Design Department at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization to join forces in building a database of famous Arabic trademarks, and to prepare a questionnaire tailored to all sectors of the community in order to collect their opinions and information about the most famous Arab trademarks. 

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh launched the “Famous Arab Trademarks Network” initiative, assigning Mr. Mu'tasem Dmour as head of this initiative whose mission and vision are directed to enhancing the value of Arab trademarks and highlighting their importance in the world.

During the meeting, Ms. Majd Khaddash, manager of the Society, briefed the attendees on the activities conducted by the Society for the year 2017-2018, including cooperation with a number of government entities and organizations such as Sudan Customs, Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the National Agricultural Research Center as well as the International Group Consultation Academy.

Meanwhile, the Society’s agenda was approved by the attendees, in addition to reviewing the audit report prepared by the auditor (AlFaysal Audit Group) for the fiscal year ending on 31/12/2017 and making the decision of reappointing the same auditor for next year.

It’s worth mentioning  that the Arab Intellectual Property Mediation and Arbitration Society, established in 1987, aims at enhancing the intellectual property system in Jordan, enhancing skills and building capabilities and knowledge of those working in this field, in addition to highlighting the efforts conducted by the Mediation and Arbitration Center, affiliate to the Society, which works on resolving intellectual property disputes by international arbitrators in accordance with international laws and regulations.

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