The Competitiveness Office of Abu Dhabi (COAD) at the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) recently established the intellectual property excellence centre to foster innovation and boost Abu Dhabi’s competitiveness on a global scale by enabling inventors to transform their ideas into novel and lucrative business opportunities.
The new centre targets areas of advancement at the convergence of innovation, technology and laws to create an environment that fosters economic growth and draws talent.
By creating the appropriate frameworks, regulations and activities to increase awareness, the centre is devoted to filling emerging gaps, encouraging and rewarding investors and innovators, and supporting stakeholders in the IP registration and commercialization processes. The IP excellence centre is also supplying entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs with the skills and resources they need to stay ahead of the competition, starting with legal protection for their concepts and ideas. Read more