PATENTUS management representative attended the conference dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the founding of Rospatent

Date: 25 September 2015

Dmitry Markanov, Head of litigation Department at PATENTUS attended the 9th research and practice conference on the subject Intellectual Property: history and current trends dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Russian Patent and Trademark Office Rospatent.

The conference was attended by 383 people, including attendees from foreign countries representatives of the WIPO, EPO, EAPO, OHIM EU, Cuba, Brazil, China, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, embassies of France, Switzerland, the United States in Russia as well representatives of 16 government agencies, 12 government corporations and organizations. The conference featured presentations prepared by the employees of Rospatent as well as other experts in the field of intellectual property and innovation.

The greetings and congratulations on the 60th anniversary of Rospatent from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Minister of Economic Development of Russia Alexey Ulyukayev were read out at the first plenary session.

Head of Rospatent Grigory P. Ivliev spoke to the guests and participants of the conference as follows: Everybody knows today that the age of knowledge and high technology is inconceivable without the formation of a new quality of intellectual property rights. The modernization of working with copyright and patent items is becoming topical for Rospatent above all else through the use of modern information technologies, creation of incentives for innovation as well as research, business and cultural breakthrough. A significant trend for the formation of an active strategic position aimed at the development of the national economy and ensuring the entry of Russian goods and services to international markets is the development of international cooperation.

Rospatent Deputy Head Lubov L. Kiriy in her report Rospatent: Past, Present and Future developed the theme of history of the formative stage of the Russian Patent Office starting from 1955 up to the present day. The report highlighted the socially important strategic goals of Rospatent and the prospects for its development as a unified state regulatory body.

Thank You!