ICC Russia conference on intellectual property brings together more than 150 experts
MOSCOW, May 5 (RAPSI) – A conference on specialized intellectual property jurisdictions held under the auspices of the Russian office of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Russia) has brought together more than 150 experts from around the globe, its press-release informs on Thursday.
The conference “Specialised IP Jurisdictions: international and Russian practice” was held in the framework of the IX International Forum on Intellectual Property –21st Century on April 28.
Participants and guests of the conference had a unique opportunity to discuss the specifics of work of specialized IP jurisdictions across the world, organization of procedures relating to examination of disputes arising with regard to cases dealing with protection of intellectual property with numerous international experts.
For instance, among the conference speakers were Eugene Arievich, the Chairman of ICC Russia IP Commission, Daphne Yong d'Herve, the Secretary of ICC IP Commission, Hao Ma, Chair of ICC Task Force on Specialised IP Jurisdictions, CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office (China) and Svetlana Usoltseva, a principal adviser of the Civil Legislation Office of the Economic Legislation Department (Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation).
Gang Feng, a judge of the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, told the conference about the specifics of examination of cases involving foreigners in Chinese intellectual property courts.
Special attention was paid to the work of the Russian Intellectual Property Court (IPC). Ludmila Novoselova, the Chair of the Russian IP Court, spoke on the issue of developing practices and classification of cases reviewed by the court.
In their presentations, the speakers evaluated the changed occurred after IPCs had started to function, analyzed the trends observed in the development of legislative and regulatory compliance practices relating to establishment of specialized jurisdictions and reviewed the reasons driving countries to create such courts.
During the second session of the conference, “What is so special about Specialised IP Jurisdictions?” Dr. Hermann Deichfuss, a judge of the Federal Supreme Court (Germany), Ailsa Carter, Senior Associate PSL, Gowling WLG (UK), Peter Thomsen, Global Head IP Policy, Novartis (Switzerland), and Darya Ermolina, Counsel, Baker & McKenzie CIS (Russia), made their presentations on various topics relating to the problems covered by the conference.