Intellectual Property Egypt 2014

Three years after the revolution, Egypt is adopting a new constitution supporting the intellectual property rights protection.  Given the unemployment rate of 13 percent for 2013, Egypt sees now the opportunities for the country`s development in investment in scientific researches and “knowledge economy”. That is why the efforts in intellectual property rights protection are an […]

Egypt-50x50Three years after the revolution, Egypt is adopting a new constitution supporting the intellectual property rights protection.  Given the unemployment rate of 13 percent for 2013, Egypt sees now the opportunities for the country`s development in investment in scientific researches and “knowledge economy”.

That is why the efforts in intellectual property rights protection are an essential condition to create a good business environment of a country.

According to Ahmed Abdel-Latif, a former Egyptian intellectual property negotiator and program manager at the International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva,  it is important to notice that for the first time of history of Egypt, intellectual property protection related constitution changes are made.

The world political elite is considering these reforms as a possible good example for other countries as well.