Seminar on Intellectual Property
The Faculty of Law at An-Najah University held a seminar on intellectual property (IP) and patent registration. The seminar was facilitated by Ms. Raja Khuwailid, Director General of Intellectual Property at the Ministry of National Economy. It was organized for the University's law students.
The seminar focused on topics such as basic policies and procedures for IP protection, the law of patents, trademarks and copyrights, with special emphasis on the process of obtaining, registering, licensing and litigation of IP.
Ms. Khuwailid described the most important aspects for the protection of intellectual property. She also talked about the legal rights conferred by a patent and patent search.
Participants learned the basics and types of the intellectual property, copyright, trademark, trade secret and the different kinds of patents. They gained practical insights into how they work, what rights they have, when and how to protect their intellectual property in the future and what to do if someone infringes their rights.
It was concluded with an open discussion on the subject.
The seminar was part of the Faculty of Law's extracurricular activities, which aim at connecting theory and practice, expand and deepen the knowledge students have acquired during their study, develop their skills and also help students become active participants in such events in the university.