Saudi Arabia: Commercial Courts to Start Handling Copyrights, Patents Cases

      Published on Tuesday, 21 January , 2020      269 Views     
Saudi Arabia: Commercial Courts to Start Handling Copyrights, Patents Cases

  • Government

Commercial courts and departments will start handling copyrights and patents related cases starting February.

The cases will be heard in commercial courts, as well as commercial departments inside general courts across the Kingdom. Meanwhile, the cases filed before that date at the Committee for Examine Patents on Inventions Lawsuits and the committee for copyrights protection, will be resolved through those two committees.




The Supreme judicial council approved the shift and the justice ministry worked on a plan to train judges on copyrights system and how to handle patents disputes inside commercial courts.

“We want to ensure providing the best judicial principles and training on intellectual property system based on research and study” said the Saudi Ministry of Justice.

“We are collecting the previous work done by related committees that looked into those cases in order to prepare for the shift,” it added.



Previously, there were two committees that handle intellectual property rights related cases; one is the Committee for Examine Patents on Invention Lawsuits, and the second is the committee to handle violations of the copyrights protection system.

Keywords:
Category Government | 2020/01/21 latest update at 8:19 PM
Source : Aawsat | Photocredit : Google
270 Views
Comments Add comment



Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Saudi Arabia Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Saudi Arabia and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Saudi Arabia Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and the world.


Sponsored Publications