Patent Attorneys of the IPR GROUP took part in the XVI INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FORUM, in Metropol Moscow Hotel on March 16–17, 2016.

The forum was attended by over a hundred lawyers and patent attorneys from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the United States.

Key Forum topics:

  • New developments in the Civil Code concerning the rights to results of
    intellectual activity
  • Changes in the Competition Law (4th “antimonopoly package”)
  • Practical strategies of protection of means of individualization
  • Using someone’s intellectual property (IP) in advertising
  • Abuse of rights among rights holders
  • Copyright protection challenges. Particular features
    of protection of audiovisual works
  • The legalization of parallel imports of medicines
  • Trademark protection
  • Analysis of legal practice of dispute resolution.  CIS practice shaping.
  • Conducting and registration of transactions with IP
  • The practice of IP management, including the relationship of the parent
    companies and its subsidiaries. Taxation of operations with IP objects
  • Innovative development (R & D, management of innovative development,

A two-day conference saw over twenty presentations on practical and theoretical IP protection issues. We would like to mention a splendid selection of the speakers.

The raised issues provoked considerable interest and vivid debates among the attendees that shows a vital importance of the chosen topics.

Workshops as well as other valuable networking opportunities offered by the organizers provided an excellent platform for establishing new contacts, exchanging views, experiences, and useful tips in the field of protection of intellectual property rights in different jurisdictions.

We would like to thank the organizers of the event, the General Partner – the law firm “Zuykov and partners” and attendees of the conference for the highest level of organization, hospitality and a unique opportunity to share experience for the benefit of our clients.