Intellectual Property Rights Department Holds Awareness Lecture for Ajman Port & Customs Department Personnel
Dubai Customs' Intellectual Property Rights Department delivered an awareness lecture for the personnel of Ajman Port & Customs Department about the importance and the role of intellectual property laws to protect society from counterfeit goods.
Mahbooba Bager Hussain, Manager of Customs Awareness & Education Section at IPR Department made a presentation on the efforts exerted by Dubai Customs to deal with counterfeit goods and preserve intellectual property rights.
The Presentation also introduced the disadvantages and risks of counterfeit goods that may affect the health and safety of consumers. It also included the losses that may be incurred by investors, the owners, and agent of trademarks due to the widespread counterfeit goods.
MS Bager also highlighted that DC is keen to educate and promote awareness of different society segments, not to mention the young generations, about the importance of intellectual property rights. This could be possible thanks to DC's IP Award for schools, universities and colleges countrywide, aiming at spurring competitiveness between award candidates. Accordingly, the largest segment possible can be engaged in protecting the society from piracy, counterfeiting and commercial fraud. DC's efforts can be manifested in the numerous seminars, lectures, and workshops organized in collaboration with certain trademark owners.