IP developments – major changes in Russian IP practice

26.6.2014
Major changes that cover almost all IP matters, will become effective in Russia as of October 1, 2014. These changes are a continuation of the recent key reforms in Russian IP laws, which aim at harmonization with international practice.

Read about the changes in a detailed report that Mr Erik Goussev, Patent Attorney, and Ms Irmeli Nokkanen, European Design Attorney, have put together.

Major changes to the Russian IP practice

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