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The International Conference on Intellectual Property at the Skolkovo Innovation Center

Dec. 11, 2018

The lawyers of the company “Zuykov and Partners” visited the Patent School Skolkovo, which took place
during two days in November. In terms of the number of participants and the diversity of representatives
from various countries, the event is considered to be the largest one in Russia and the CIS countries.
On the first day, the visitors of the Conference obtained the current information about the features of the
examination of the patent law subject matters, as well as about the disputes in the field of intellectual
rights. During the sessions, the speakers made the reports on the latest changes of the norms relating to
the protection of intellectual property in the international pharmaceutical industry; the specifics of
patenting in the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; the balance between the publication activity and
patenting; the high-tech services that can protect the copyright and other equally interesting themes.
The organizers of the event suggested that the second day should be devoted to the discussions about the
trends in the international law and the foreign countries legislation. Those present discussed the features
of patenting under the PCT system, the dynamics of the development of patent law of Japan and the
European Union. During the round table, the patent search and analysis system PatScape was discussed.
A visit to the Patent School allows the participants to learn the new information and to obtain the
knowledge, the uniqueness of which is due to the qualification and professionalism of the examiners
speaking at the Conference held at the Technopark Skolkovo.


Author of article

Sergey Zuykov

Sergey Zuykov

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