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UAE wants WIPO regional offices

Posted on Oct 07, 10:45AM | IANS

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stressed the importance of setting up an executive mechanism to establish regional offices of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

The move aims to enhance the performance and achieve the aspirations of the Member States in terms of completing the structures and upgrading the technical organs and development standards of the WIPO.

Addressing the General Assembly of the WIPO's meeting held in Geneva, Ali Al Hosani, assistant undersecretary for the Intellectual Property Affairs at the UAE's Ministry of Economy, referred to the latest achievements of the UAE in this field in addition to the country's care about the writers and inventors, and support of innovation as well.