Discussion on Intellectual Property Rights Protection

In the frameworks of Unecon cooperation with North Western Customs Directorate (SZTU) of The Russian Federal Customs Service was an international applied science conference dedicated to Intellectual Property Rights Protection and counteractions against import and turnover of counterfeit goods.

Event united more than 100 participants including speakers from The Russian Federal Customs Service, Association of copyrights holders, licensees, importers and distributors «BASIS», Eurasia Assembly «React», Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor), The State Revenue Committee of the Government of the Republic Armenia, the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Belarus, the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the State Customs Control office of Kyrgyz Republic and representors of the following world-known brands: PUMA, LEVI'S, TOMMY HILFIGER & CALVIN KLEIN, ADIDAS, TOYOTA, OSRAM, PHILIPS, ВIС, ESTEE LAUDER, BIO-OIL, BAUER, МОЕТ HENNESSY, HP, CANON, KYOCERA, BAUER, OSRAM, PANDORA, PHILIPS; within Unecon academic staff.

Vice-rector on International Relations Dmitry Vasilenko marked in his welcome speech a symbolism of arranging the conference in UNECONs main building in the historical centre of Saint-Petersburg and put a stress on actuality of the raising matters and wished a fruitful work.

Along the conference participants reviewed the process of copyrights holders collaboration with customs and law-enforcement authorities as a key element in Intellectual Property Rights Protection and counteractions against import and turnover of counterfeit goods

Representors of world-leading brands gave master-classes on Trade marks and brand protection and on ways to recognize counterfeit products.

At the end of the Conference participants admitted satisfaction of the joint work and expressed gratitude to the university management, to Rector of UNECON Igor Maksimtsev, to faculty of Business, Customs and Economic Security  and to Customs Research Department for the significant event organization.

Unecon administration expresses a gratitude to The Russian Federal Customs Service, Association of copyrights holders, licensees, importers and distributors «BASIS» and Eurasia Assembly «React».

 

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