Russia to Establish New Federal IP Service

Jun 21 2011 - 12:49

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree establishing the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, RIA Novosti reported on May 24, 2011.

Medvedev stated that some of the responsibilities of Russia’s Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks (Rospatent) and the Federal Agency for the Legal Protection of Military, Special and Dual Purpose Intellectual Property (FAPRID) will be transferred to the new service.

Medvedev expressed hope that the intellectual property protection in Russia will become more productive after the reorganization of the relevant government bodies.

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Source: RIA Novosti

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