Licensing Best Practices: The LESI Guide to Strategic Issues and contemporary realities ( Robert Goldscheider )
Parts I-III of the Russian Civil Code refer to legal protection of Intellectual Property rights. Any foreign legal entity or individual may use and look for protection for its (his or her) intellectual property rights in Russia. Russia is a signatory to major international treaties on intellectual property rights, including the Universal Copyright Convention, the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, the Madrid Agreement on the International Registration of Trademarks, the Protocol to the Madrid Agreement, WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, and WIPO Copyright Treaty. To sum up, Intellectual property right is a concept of protection for products, names, creations and ideas linked to a potential business. This right is essential and there is different ways to use it.
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