The Deanship of Student Affairs at Al Falah University organized yesterday the opening ceremony of the campaign launched by the University in October last year which aims at spreading the concept of intellectual property among the different sectors of the UAE society. The campaign, organized by Dubai Customs is on an annual basis directed at schools and universities.

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Sameer Barghouthi, Mr. Ibrahim Bahzad, Director of the Intellectual Property Protection Division at Department of Economic Development and Ms. Mahbouba Baqer from Dubai Customs' Awareness and Education Section were in attendance.

Dr. Barghouthi expressed his pride in the Al Falah University students who are exerting great efforts in spreading the concepts of protection of intellectual property rights among the society members.

Mr. Bahzad stated that Al Falah University despite its newness is able to compete with various universities in the United Arab Emirates and is considered a great achievement for the students and the university and wished them success in the new campaign.

Towards the end of the ceremony, Dr. Barghouthi, Mr. Bahzad, and Ms. Baqer inaugurated the Intellectual Property Hall which was launched by AFU to be the starting point of the new campaign.