Russia continues to adopt countermeasures against the sanctions imposed on Russia. One of the most recent countermeasures concerning intellectual property rights is the Decree-Law of March 2022 which legalized parallel import of certain goods into Russia.
Papula-Nevinpat’s Jussi Mikkola appointed to the INTA Legislation and Regulation Committee
“I’m very happy to be part of INTA’s committee as this gives me a great opportunity to interact even more closely with INTA’s talented and dedicated individuals around the globe and offices in multiple regions”, says Jussi Mikkola.
The Legislation and Regulation Committee analyzes legislative and regulatory developments and identifies deficiencies in existing laws and regulations relating to trademarks and unfair competition. The committee will complete analyses and propose policy recommendations to the Board. Work includes drafting proposed legislation and/or regulations and advocating INTA’s existing policy positions to relevant government officials.
INTA’s membership comprises nearly 6,500 organizations from 185 countries. The organizations represent more than 34,350 professionals, including brand owners from major corporations, small- and medium-sized enterprises, law firms, and non-profits. The INTA community also includes government agency members, professors, and law students.