19 August 2021
ITIDA, NMA Co-organize Session on IPRs, e-Signature

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) and the Radio and Television Institute (RTI) of the National Media Authority (NMA) are co-organizing a specialized training session on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), Electronic Signature and cybercrime, for media professionals, on August 18-19, at NMA headquarters.
The session is organized under the auspices of NMA Head and ITIDA CEO. It is attended by more than 40 media figures, CEOs, and experts from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the European Union (EU), in addition to professors and lecturers of civil code.
The Session includes a series of technical lectures on intellectual property in the new media world, how to extract digital forensics in intellectual property lawsuits; copyrights and related issues; piracy of encrypted digital content; trademarks, industry models, and technical standards for a standing legal title of e-signature.
The collaboration between NMA and ITIDA reflects the former’s keenness to join forces with various state entities to augment the role of media in spreading the culture of IPRs protection and digital transformation. NMA also aims to support the state through a consciously involved and advanced mass media that plays a vital role in the society.
It is worth mentioning that ITIDA pays great attention to IPRs in the IT sector, in addition to its role in fostering innovation and technology startups, given their role in driving economic growth and attracting investments. In addition, ITIDA plays a major role in regulating e-signature and driving digital transformation in different sectors.
ITIDA is also willing to transfer its technical and practical expertise to raise the awareness of media professionals in IPRs and e-signature. In this regard, ITIDA seeks to strengthen cooperation with RTI as it plays a leading role in building the capacities of a large number of media and radio pioneers, following the latest methodologies of education and training.
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