Under the Patronage of His Excellency, Dr. Khaled M. Al-Angari

Minister of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia

FIRST WORKSHOP ON PATENTING & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  

Tuesday, May 11, 2004 (22 Rabi-I, 1425)

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, KFUPM Auditorium Building 20

 

PROGRAM

8:30        Registration

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

9:00       Welcome Remarks

               H.E. Dr. Khaled S. Al-Sultan, Rector, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

               Opening Remarks

H.E. Dr. Khaled M. Al-Angari, Minister of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia

               Preamble

               Dr. Saleh A. Bakhrebah, Vice-Rector for Applied Research

Session I

9:30        Innovation, Intellectual Property and Commercialization:

               Stanford and Silicon Valley, a Case Study

               Professor Charles Kruger, Stanford University, California, USA

10:15      Coffee Break

Session II

10:30     U.S. Patents: Protecting Your Rights in the 21st Century
Mr. David E. Dougherty, IP
Lawyer, Virginia, USA

 

11:05      Patent Information in Support of Research and Development
Mr. Vladimir Yossifov,
Director, Division for Infrastructure Services and Innovation Promotion, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Switzerland

 

11:30      Prayer and Lunch Break

Session III

13:00      Overview of Practices and Procedures of Intellectual Property Protection at KFUPM

               Dr. Saleh A. Bakhrebah, Vice-Rector for Applied Research

13:45      Coffee Break

SESSION IV

14:00     KFUPM Experience of Patenting and Protection of Intellectual Property

   Selected KFUPM Researchers

    Dr. Mohammad A. Aggour

    Dr. Ahmed Z. Al-Garni

    Dr. Ezzat Hegazi

    Mr. Abdulaziz M. Al-Khoraidly

 

15:00        Concluding Remarks (End of Workshop)