The Ministry of Education and the Omani Society for Intellectual Property signed a memorandum of cooperation on Tuesday to raise awareness on intellectual property among school students, and provide free consultations to those wishing to register their innovations and ideas.
The memorandum was signed by H E Dr Abdullah bin Khamis Ambusaidi, Undersecretary for education in the Ministry of Education, and Dr Abdulwahab bin Nasser al Mandhari, vice chairman of the Omani Society for Intellectual Property’s Board of Directors.
Dr Mia bint Saeed al Azaria, director of the Department of Innovation and Scientific Olympiad, said, “This agreement will enhance the ministry’s role in raising awareness on intellectual property rights, by benefiting from local community institutions in providing expertise and advice related to intellectual property for students, and organising joint events with the aim of serving innovators among school students.”
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