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The APAA Annual Conference was held in New Delhi

Dec. 10, 2018

In November, the representatives of the company “Zuykov and Partners” attended the Conference of the
Asian Patent Attorneys Association.
The first day of the Conference was devoted to the registration and the participants getting to know each
other. On the second day, the opening ceremony took place, the thematic meetings and the master classes,
as well as the 68 th meeting of the APAA members were held. The next day, the event organizers invited
the participants to hear the speeches of the professionals in the various fields of intellectual property. The
representatives of the Patent Rights Committee expressed their point of view in respect of the opposition
and the public examination. Within the framework of the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee, the experts
presented a report on the topic: “Preservation and Liquidation of Confiscated Counterfeit Products.” The
speakers from the Trademarks Committee introduced the participants to the peculiarities of the
registration and the use of parodic trademarks. The Industrial Designs Committee told about some
interesting examples of the judicial practice in the relevant field. The experts from the Committee for the
Appearance of the Intellectual Rights and the Copyright Committee also spoke. The event coordinators
carried out the workshops on patents and trademarks. The Conference participants devoted the last two
days to getting familiar with the cultural heritage of India and the Council Meetings of the APAA.
The professionals, who attended the Annual Conference of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, got an
opportunity to lay the foundation for a strong cooperation with the professionals from different countries
and discussed the latest trends in the field of intellectual property.


Author of article

Sergey Zuykov

Sergey Zuykov

Managing Partner / Patent Attorney of the Russian Federation / Eurasian Patent Attorney