Great stories about patents and other IP
Federal Anti-monopoly Service: forced production of essential imported drugs may start in Russia
Mar29

Federal Anti-monopoly Service: forced production of essential imported drugs may start in Russia

“The development of this bill is in progress, we have corresponding government instructions in Russia today, we designed the bill”,  Artemiev stated. The Federal Anti-monopoly Service (FAS) proposes to legislate the compulsory licensing of essential imported drugs in the Russia. The fact was stated by the head of FAS Russia, Igor Artemyev, during the V International Conference on HIV / AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia....

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Confirm the patent – inventors and authors of original ideas may lose their intellectual property rights?
Mar28

Confirm the patent – inventors and authors of original ideas may lose their intellectual property rights?

Sebastopol /News, March 28, 2016/. A couple of months to confirm the uniqueness of an idea, an invention or a trademark. ROSPATENT obligates entrepreneurs and patent holders to re-register their intellectual property rights which were given at the time when the Crimea was a part of Ukraine. The deadline is the 1st of July, 2016. Until today, all the documents issued in accordance with the Ukrainian legislation at the time of the...

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Managing IP honours Gowling WLG in Russia and Canada
Mar24

Managing IP honours Gowling WLG in Russia and Canada

Gowling WLG has been named “Russia – IP Firm of the Year” by Managing IP, one of the world’s premier intellectual property publications. The award, presented at the Managing IP Global Awards in London, recognized the outstanding IP expertise of Gowling WLG’s Russia/CIS practice, which is based in Moscow. Gowling WLG’s Moscow office serves a global clientele in all aspects of IP law – from patents, trademarks and brand enforcement to...

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Russian Firm Fails in Attempt to Trademark ‘Bitcoin’
Mar23

Russian Firm Fails in Attempt to Trademark ‘Bitcoin’

Rospatent, the Russian patent agency has recently confirmed the rejection of an application by a Moscow-based firm which filed a patent request to trademark ‘Bitcoin.’ According to local publication Rapsinews, the firm, known as “M-Group” requested the patent agency to trademark the term bitcoin in relation to the 36th and the 38th International Classification of Goods and Services for Finance and Telecommunications, respectively. For...

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Cuba and Russia Signed Four Agreements of Biomedical Cooperation
Feb23

Cuba and Russia Signed Four Agreements of Biomedical Cooperation

Havana, (Prensa Latina) A group of Russian companies, enterprises of the Skolkovo Foundation, and Heber Biotec of Cuba, signed today four agreements to strengthen strategic cooperation in the biomedical field. The companies R-Pharm, the Stem Cell Institute, Chemrar and the Consultation Centre for Cancer, signed the agreements with Heber Biotec, which is the holder of the exclusive trade rights of the products and projects of the...

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Proa Medical Receives China and Russia Patent Grants for its First Device for Women’s Health
Feb22

Proa Medical Receives China and Russia Patent Grants for its First Device for Women’s Health

REDONDO BEACH, CA – Proa Medical Inc., developer of innovative and practical medical devices for women’s health, announced in a press release that it has been granted patents in China and Russia covering the company’s first product, the Brella Vaginal Retractor. (Proa Medical was granted a United States patent covering the Brella Vaginal Retractor from the United States Patent and Trademark Office on June 9, 2015.) The Brella...

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Russia patents Ebola vaccines, has exclusive use rights
Feb22

Russia patents Ebola vaccines, has exclusive use rights

Russia patented last week its vaccines against the Ebola virus and has exclusive use rights, Healthcare Minister Veronika Skvortsova said Monday. GENEVA (Sputnik) — Russia held on Monday an official presentation of two Ebola vaccines, developed by experts from the Russian Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, at the UN Office in Geneva. “We patented our vaccines on the territory of the Russian...

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