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THE INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LEGAL GUIDE TO: COPYRIGHT 2019

Maria Lovtsova and Nikolay Medvedev took part in the preparation of “International Comparative Legal Guide Copyright 2019”, analysing copyright laws and regulations across 29 countries in a convenient Q&A format. The specialists of PLF YUS, LLC were in charge for the preparation of the section dedicated to the regulation of the use and protection of copyright objects in the Russian Federation.

THE INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LEGAL GUIDE TO: COPYRIGHT 2019

Forthcoming changes in the Russian patent law

Russia became the WTO member

August 22, 2012 Russia became the WTO member and in this regard some amendments were made to Regulations on Patent and Other Fees  Paid for Legal Actions Related to Patents for Inventions, Utility Models, Designs, State Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks, State Registration and Granting Exclusive Rights to Appellations of Origin, and State Registration of Transfer of Exclusive Rights to Other Parties and of Agreements on Disposal of These Rights (www.rupto.ru)

Part IV of the Russian Federation Civil Code

January 01, 2008 Part IV of the Russian Federation Civil Code came into force unifying the law in the field of intellectual property and canceling all prior regulatory legal acts in this area.

The Federal Customs Service Administrative regulations

December 04, 2007 The Federal Customs Service Administrative regulations on executing the state function on consideration of applications for adoption of measures by customs authority connected with suspension of goods production, and on maintenance of the Customs Register of intellectual property objects.

The President of the Russian Federation approved the Fourth Part of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation

December 18, 2006 The President of the Russian Federation approved the Fourth Part of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, which will replace all the existing normative acts on the intellectual property protection that are now in effect in the country and which is a single unified normative and legal act regulating the relations in the fields of industrial property, copyright and other intellectual property objects.

The World Patent System: Status and Prospects for Development

September 7, 2006 - 8, 2006 Moscow will host the International Conference "The World Patent System: Status and Prospects for Development." It will be attended by officials and specialists from the World Intellectual Property Organization, the European Patent Organization, the Eurasian Patent Organization, the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization, the African Intellectual Property Organization, national Patent Offices of the Eurasian countries and other countries of the world, patent attorneys, leading specialists in industrial property, representatives of business and scientific communities.

The 34th International Salon of Inventions

April 5, 2006 to 9, 2006 The 34th International Salon of Inventions, New Equipment and Goods "Geneva 2006" will be held in the "PALEXPO" Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland. This is one of the most representative exhibitions of industrial property both in Europe and in the world, which attracts foreign investors and businessmen. The international jury awards prizes to best designs, which facilitates their fast implementation and entering into the global market. Since 1996 Russia has traditionally taken part in the Salon.

The Moscow International Salon of Industrial Property

March 28, 2006 – 31, 2006 The Moscow International Salon of Industrial Property "Archimedes 2006" will be held at the Sokolniki Culture and Exhibition Centre in Moscow. The Salon has deserved the status of a global forum on innovations. More than 5,000 industrial property items were presented there during the years 1998 - 2005 alone (inventions, industrial designs, trademarks). Active participants are inventors and designers coming from Russia, the United States, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Serbia and Montenegro, Romania, Croatia, Japan and other countries.

Сhanged accounts for payments of fees in Russian and foreign currencies

February 2, 2006 Rospatent, by its Order No. 10, changed accounts for payments of fees in Russian and foreign currencies.

The 54th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technology "Eureka"

November 16, 2005 – 20, 2005 The 54th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technology "Eureka" will be held in Brussels, Belgium. It is a global forum of research, innovative and technical ideas and has deserved the right to be considered as the world’s leading event in the field of exhibiting modern inventions and innovations as well as their commercialization. 

he 57th Annual International Trade Fair "Ideas-Inventions-New Products-2005"

November 3, 2005 - November 6, 2005 The 57th Annual International Trade Fair "Ideas-Inventions-New Products-2005" (IENA-2005) will be held in Nuremberg, Germany. This fair is one of the major annual international events dedicated exclusively to inventions and is focused on the industrial promotion of research findings.