27 – 29 July, St. Petersburg
At the invitation of the St. Petersburg Collegium of Patent Attorneys, the employees of KISTERSKY IP Law participated in the Scientific and Practical Conference “St. Petersburg Collegiate Readings – 2018” – “Intellectual Property: theory and practice”.
Attorneys and patent attorneys from Armenia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Russia participated in the conference.
During the three days the conference participants presented reports about the history and future of the patent system, on patenting computer program algorithms, about controversial situations in the determination of patent infringements, about the commercial significance of patent research for industrial enterprises, about similarities and differences in concepts, a free license and an open license.
Reports were also presented about the international registration of industrial designs and the examination of trademarks affecting practical and theoretical issues of the legal protection of intellectual property for these objects.
Opportunities for communication offered by the organizers served as an excellent platform for establishing new contacts, exchanging views, experiences, and useful practical recommendations on the practice of protecting intellectual property rights in different countries, including both the European practice of protecting intellectual property rights, and the practice of protecting the rights of objects intellectual property, applied in the CIS countries.
The issues raised aroused considerable interest and lively discussions among the participants of the conference, which showed the high relevance of the selected topics. We note the well-chosen composition of the conference speakers and their interest in the development of the intellectual property system in the CIS countries.
In addition to the time allotted for communication within the framework of the regulations, the conference participants had the opportunity to continue communicating with the speakers in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
The patent group “KISTERSKY IP Law” expresses its sincere gratitude and deep gratitude to the entire organizing committee of the conference “St. Petersburg Collegial Readings – 2018”, to the conference participants and personally to the President of the St. Petersburg Collegium of Patent Attorneys Andrey Fedotov for the high level of the organization of the event, joint work and friendly atmosphere , contributing to productive communication and establishing business ties for effective representation of the interests of our clients.