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Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP)

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property aims to organize, support, sponsor, protect and promote intellectual property in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in accordance with global best practices. SAIP was established to house all Intellectual property protection procedures with specialized experts, judges, examiners and legal practitioners.

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Bahrain - Ministry of industry Commerce and Tourism

Bahrain

The Ministry of Industry, commerce and Tourism has been known throughout its long history by different names. The ministry is responsible for multiple matters relating to trade in Bahrain, specifically intellectual property matters. These activities include all intellectual property (IP) matters ranging from trademarks, service marks, industrial designs, copyrights, patents and domain names.

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United Arab Emirates - Ministry of Economy

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The Ministry of Economy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) carries out the the General Development plan of the state through several projects which enhances and develops the UAE's competitiveness in the field of intellectual property and prepare for an environment that encourages research, development and innovation.

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Kuwait - Ministry of commerce and industry - Foreign trade sector and international organizations

Kuwait

The foreign trade department at the ministry of commerce and industry is the authority responsible for developing activities concerned with regional and international programs, In addition to intellectual property matters, the department monitors internal and external commercial activity, local and foreign exhibitions, and promoting Kuwaiti exports in foreign markets, and strengthening Kuwait’s commercial and industrial relations with Arab and foreign countries and organizations.

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Qatar - The Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Qatar

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is responsible for overseeing commercial and industrial activities for the State of Qatar, directing these activities in accordance with the requirements of national development. These activities include all intellectual property (IP) matters ranging from trademarks, service marks, industrial designs, copyrights, patents and domain names.

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Oman - The Ministry of Commerce and industry

Oman

The Ministry of Commerce and industry in the sultanate of Oman is responsible for multiple matters relating to trade in Oman internal and external trade. These activities include all intellectual property (IP) matters ranging from trademarks, service marks, industrial designs, copyrights, patents and domain names.

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GCC Patent Office

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,

The Patent Office of Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) is a regional office specialized in the field of patents and it was established in 1992 with the aim of implementing patent law of the GCC which is admitted by the supreme council in 1992. This law aims at protecting patent applications filed at the office from the GCC states and through granting patents protected in all GCC members. The office was established to help inventors with their inventions and innovations; in addition to, their publications.

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Jordan - The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply

Jordan

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is responsible for multiple matters relating to trade in Jordan, specifically intellectual property matters; internal and external trade. These activities include all intellectual property (IP) matters ranging from trademarks, service marks, industrial designs, copyrights, patents and domain names.

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Libya - The Ministry of economy and industry

Libya

The Ministry of Economy and industry in Libya is responsible for the administration of Libya’s economic affairs. Including intellectual property matters; trademarks, copyrights, patents and domain names, as well as international treaties and agreements related to intellectual property.

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Iraq - The Ministry of industry and minerals

Iraq

The Ministry of industry and minerals in Iraq is authorized to take the responsibility of the national industrialization process, overseeing private and public industrial issues, including all intellectual property (IP) and industrial property matters, trademarks, industrial designs, copyrights and patents

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Tunisia - National Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property

Tunisia

INNORPI undertakes all actions concerning standardization, the quality of products and services and the protection of industrial property. Industrial property includes invention patents, trademarks, industrial designs, layout designs of integrated circuits, trade names and geographical indications

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Moroccan office of Industrial and Commercial Property

Morocco

OMPIC is the organization in charge of industrial property protection (trademarks, patents, industrial designs) and maintaining of the central trade register in Morocco. OMPIC is a public institution with legal personality and financial autonomy. It is supervised by the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy.

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The Ministry of Economy and Trade

Lebanon

The Ministry of Economy and Trade is responsible for the administration of Lebanon economic affairs. Follow-up on issues of the commercial, industrial, technical, artistic and literary property protection as well as all related agreements.

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Internal Trade Development Authority

Egypt

ITDA is the authority responsible for developing internal trade and encouraging investment in the wholesale and retail trade sectors in Egypt. Also it is responsible for the registration process for all commercial activities including trademarks registration.

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National Institute of Industrial Property

Algeria

inApi is responsible for implementing the national industrial property policy, as well as the examination, registration and protection of (trademarks, designs, models and Patents)

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The Ministry of National Economy

West bank – Gaza

The Ministry of National Economy is responsible for all intellectual property (IP) matters ranging from trademarks, industrial designs, patents, names and geographical indicators.

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European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

EUIPO

EUIPO is the European Union Intellectual Property Office an office responsible for managing the EU trademark and the registered Community designs. The office also works with the IP offices of the EU Member States and international partners to offer a similar and harmonized registration experience for trademarks and designs across Europe and the world

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The European Patent office

The European Patent office

The European Patent office’s core activity is to search and examine patent applications and grant European patents. The office also provides capacity building and training services relating to patents, commercialization, innovations, inventions to SMEs, entrepreneurs and conglomerates. also provide patent information and training services.

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World Intellectual property Organization (WIPO)

WIPO

WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation. WIPO is a self-funding agency of the United Nations, and has with 193 member states. WIPO’s mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international IP system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. Our mandate, governing bodies and procedures are set out in the WIPO Convention, which established WIPO in 1967.

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office

United States

USPTO is the federal agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents, trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.

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China National Intellectual Property Administration

China - CNIPA

CNIPA is the patent office of the People's Republic of China. It is responsible for patent work and comprehensively coordination of the foreign related affairs in the field of intellectual property.

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State Intellectual Property Office of China

China - SIPO

(SIPO) was renamed to China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) in 2018.

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The African Intellectual Property Organization

Africa - OAPI

OAPI is an IP organization, headquartered in Cameroon and was created by Bangui Agreement. Its 17 member states are mostly French-speaking countries. Its responsibilities are to promote the economic development of Member States by means of effective protection of IP and related rights and to implement and apply common administrative procedure for the protection of industrial property.

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The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization

Africa - ARIPO

ARIPO is an intergovernmental organization for cooperation among African states in patent and other IP matters.

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The Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Canada

(CIPO) is a special operating agency of ISED that deliver (IP) services. It is the office that is responsible for all intellectual property matters in Canada.

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Korean Intellectual Property Office

Korea

The KIPO is responsible for Intellectual Property matters. specially, Patents and Utility Models, Trademarks and designs

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Korea Institute of Patent Information

Korea

The Korea Institute of Patent Information was established to promote international competitiveness of industries and to contribute to technological developments by providing and distributing information efficiently to industries, research institutes, and academia such as information on domestic and foreign intellectual properties and technologies.

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Japan patent office

Japan

The JPO is responsible for appropriating granting of industrial property rights, drafting of industrial property-related measures, promotion of international harmonization and assistance to developing nations, reviews of the industrial property rights system, implementation of support measures designed for SMEs and universities, and improvement in industrial property-related information services.

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Federal Service for Intellectual Property

Russia

The Federal Service for Intellectual Property is under the Ministry of Economic Development of The Russian Federation. The Federal Service for Intellectual Property is a Federal executive authority performing functions of control and supervision in the area of the legal protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights, including patents and trademarks. Also it is responsible for the legal protection to intellectual property rights and also the procedure for their exploitation, said procedures are established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federal constitutional laws, the Federal laws and other statutory legal acts; the performance of control and supervision of examination of applications for intellectual property rights and the issue of protective titles in the manner established by legislation of the Russian Federation; the registration of intellectual property rights and also license agreements and assignment agreements in the sphere of intellectual property and publication of data on the registered intellectual property rights.

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Eurasian Patent officeOffice

Eurasia

The Federal Service for Intellectual Property is under the Ministry of Economic Development of The Russian Federation. The Federal Service for Intellectual Property is a Federal executive authority performing functions of control and supervision in the area of the legal protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights, including patents and trademarks. Also it is responsible for the legal protection to intellectual property rights and also the procedure for their exploitation, said procedures are established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federal constitutional laws, the Federal laws and other statutory legal acts; the performance of control and supervision of examination of applications for intellectual property rights and the issue of protective titles in the manner established by legislation of the Russian Federation; the registration of intellectual property rights and also license agreements and assignment agreements in the sphere of intellectual property and publication of data on the registered intellectual property rights; The main function of the Eurasian Patent Office is to receive applications and to grant Eurasian patents valid on the territory of Member-States of the Eurasian Patent Convention legal regulatory. The reference and Methodical documentation patent documentation of EAPO and EAPC Contracting States’, which downloaded into databases of the Eurasian Patent and Information System (EAPATIS). Register of Eurasian Patens. Lists of Eurasian Patent Attorneys EAPATIS. Supports over 40 constantly updated patent information databases including world, regional and national patent documentation collections, as well as PCT minimum documentation states Collection in Russian contains patent documentation of EAPO, Russia and national patent offices of the Eurasian region.

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Benelux Office for Intellectual Property

Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg

BOIP is part of the Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property. The BOIP is responsible for protection rights of Semi-conductor protection, Database, Trade name, Breeders, Trademark, Design, Patent, Domain name, Trade secret, Copy rights, and Designations of origin, geographical indications and traditional Specialties.

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Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

Swiss

The IPI is responsible for examining, granting and administering the industrial property rights patents, trademarks and designs. The IPI also supervises the collective rights management organizations for copyright and provides information on intellectual property rights to individuals and companies in a variety of ways, and drafting legislation and advising the Federal Council and other federal authorities on matters concerning intellectual property.

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Australian Intellectual Property Office

Australia

The Intellectual Property Office in Australia is administer IP rights and legislation relating to patents, trademarks, designs and plant breeder's rights, and contribute to the innovation system more broadly by using their skills and experience to advise government and Australian businesses to make the most of their IP.

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New Zealand Intellectual Property Office

New Zealand

The Intellectual Property Office in New Zealand is process and examine patent, trade mark, design, plant variety right and geographical indication applications, implement international agreements, conduct dispute hearings about intellectual property registrations/eligibility, contribute to intellectual property rights policy development, act as a receiving officer for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), respond to requests for information and provide assistance including information and training to customers, and Collect application volumes data.

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Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks Department for Promotion of Industry and internal Trade Ministry of Commerce & industry.

India

The Controller General supervises the working of the Patents Act, 1970, as amended, the Designs Act, 2000 and the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and renders advice to the Government on matters relating to these subjects. In order to protect the Geographical Indications of goods a Geographical Indications Registry has established in Chennai to administer the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 under the CGPDTM.

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