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  • 05/Sep/2020

UNDERSTANDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AROUND AI-RELATED INNOVATIONS


Governments and businesses across the Middle East are recognising the importance of riding the new wave of disruptive innovations that corresponds with the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The UAE, in particular, is committed to being at the forefront of this new arena. Indeed, it i ... [Read More]

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  • 23/Jun/2020

SAUDI ARABIA: BLOCKING OF 231 WEBSITES DUE TO VIOLATION OF REGULATIONS


The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) has blocked 231 websites as they have found that those are violating the intellectual property laws in Saudi Arabia.

SAIP has established an organization to monitor and detect possible violations. Those blocked websites are ... [Read More]

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  • 21/Jun/2020

SAUDI ARABIA: INCREASE IN VAT


Saudi Arabia declared that the VAT rate will be increased from 5% to 15%, which will be effective as of July 1, 2020.

Due to the pandemic which has affected the global economy, several measures have been taken and the tripling of the VAT rate has been cited as one of these mea ... [Read More]