Dubai: Emirates Transport Media Dept.
Emirates Transport (ET) organized a workshop on intellectual property rights at the Corporation’s head of office, in Dubai, organised in cooperation with the Dhahei Khalfan Intellectual Property Centre and the Emirates Intellectual Property Society.
The workshop came within the framework of increasing awareness of intellectual property issues and boosting innovation among employees, by encouraging them to register their innovations to reflect positively on society.
Mohammed Al Tamimi, manager of the Department of Strategic Planning and Corporate Excellence at ET, said that the Intellectual Property Rights workshop aimed to support innovation and creativity among employees and to promote a culture of registering innovations with the competent authorities to protect their rights and protect them from violations, as protecting intellectual properties benefit the society.
The workshop marked the UAE Innovation Month 2018, which is an extension of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s announcement of the year 2015 as a year of innovation.
Al Tamimi pointed out that Emirates Transport is committed to exert all its efforts and provide its potential to drive innovation in the organization by creating a stimulating work environment for employees, stressing that encouraging and generating innovation is in itself a precursor of the future.
The workshop included a detailed explanation of the concept behind intellectual property right, its importance, classifications, as well as review of related items and issues.
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