WIPO Director General Daren Tang Visits Egypt and meets with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. During the meeting, Mr. Tang pledged that WIPO would support the implementation of Egypt’s new intellectual property (IP) strategy and the attainment of Egypt Development Vision 2030.
During the September 19-22, 2022 official visit, Mr. Tang also met Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and other senior government officials, in addition to participating in the official launching ceremony of Egypt’s First National Intellectual Property Strategy (NIPS).
The launch ceremony was attended by ambassadors, representatives of UN bodies and international organizations, and key national figures working in the fields of education, entrepreneurship, technology and the creative economy.
Mr. Tang also attended an open dialogue with young Egyptian entrepreneurs and leading start-ups at Creativa – one of Egypt’s leading innovation hubs, established with a view of developing the knowledge economy and promoting the commercialization of IP assets. Eldib & Co., Law Firm, the leading IP services provider participated effectively in the open dialogue and was represented by key Partners, Mr. Mohamed Eldib and Mr. Mostafa Eissa. Mr. Tang pledged WIPO’s support to Egypt’s innovators, noting that the recently launched National IP Strategy aligns with WIPO’s vision of IP as a horizontal catalyst for jobs, investment, business growth and, ultimately, economic transformation.