Egypt’s National Strategy for Intellectual Property – What Impact on Copyright?

Author: Zyad Loutfi (Cornell Law School)
Published: 20.10.2022
On 21 September 2022, Egypt officially launched its first-ever National Intellectual Property Strategy (NIPS) in a ceremony held in the New Administrative Capital and in the presence of Daren Tang, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Director-General (See here, here and here). The Strategy reflects Egypt’s renewed interest in the field of IP, which can play a vital role in boosting the economy, encouraging investment, and achieving sustainability in line with the WIPO Development Agenda, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and Egypt’s Vision 2030.   In the wake of this event, one cannot help but wonder if Egypt is finally…