Article: The Russian Intellectual Property Legal Framework

31.7.2013
Alex Belotcerkovskii, Patent Specialist, has been with Papula-Nevinpat since 2009, first in our St. Petersburg office, then at our head office in Helsinki. He is familiar with the latest changes in the Russian legislation and patent prosecution.

Now he speaks about the legal framework that surrounds intellectual property in Russia in an interview published in the Lawyer Monthly June 2013 issue.

The Russian Intellectual Property Legal Framework

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