Protection of intellectual property rights / 6th International case-study conference
On May 13-14, the 6th International Conference “Protection of Intellectual Property Rights” was held in St. Petersburg. Intellectual property experts from leading law firms and major corporations from the USA, Europe, China, Japan, and Russia attended the event. Using examples from their practice, lawyers discussed issues of protecting brands and trademarks, shared ownership, patenting and protection of IT solutions and innovations, commercialisation and management, and others.
Vera Zotova, Associate of the Intellectual Property and Information Technologies practice at Borenius Russia, told the conference participants about intellectual property issues in the context of M&A transactions, and possible intellectual property risks in such transactions, and made a number of recommendations.