XIV International Forum Intellectual Property - XXI Century opens next week
The 14th International Forum Intellectual Property - XXI Century will be held on April 26-28, 2022 at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
The annual forum is timed to International Intellectual Property Day (April 26), which is conducted by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
The Forum program includes 9 panels. On April 26, Sergey Zuykov, Managing Partner of Zuykov and Partners, Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation for Intellectual Property, will be a moderator of the round table Initiatives to change the legislation in the field of trademark registration.
The participants will consider:
- the possibility of administrative procedures for the early termination of trademarks due to non-use (including in Rospatent), as well as proposed changes to the Civil Code of the Russian Federation;
- payment of a fee for filing an application for intellectual property and setting the priority of the application depending on the date of payment of the fee;
- restriction of registration of trademarks containing the name of geographical objects.
On April 27, the plenary of the Forum will take place. The President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia Sergey Katyrin will make a keynote speech. Representatives of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia, Rospatent, the WIPO, the Eurasian Patent Office, the IP Court, and other subject matter experts will speak at the plenary of the Forum.