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Lidings’ Senior Associate Boris Malakhov Took Part in a Round Table Discussion on Patenting of Pharmaceutical Products in Higher School of Economics in Moscow

Lidings’ Intellectual Property Practice Senior Associate Boris Malakhov took part in a Round Table discussion on Patenting of pharmaceutical products and whether there is a balance between private and public interests. The event was organized by the Institute of Legal Research of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) and took place in Moscow on December 22nd 2016.

The Round Table gathered scientists, legal advisors, representatives of pharmaceutical companies and government officials. Among the key topics for discussion were the following issues:

  1. Limitations on exclusive rights in pharmaceuticals industry. Compulsory licensing
  2. Secondary pharm patents. Patent evergreening and other corrupt practices of pharmaceutical companies
  3. Perspectives of legalizing parallel import in pharmaceuticals industry

In his presentation devoted to compulsory licensing Lidings Intellectual Property Practice Senior Associate Boris Malakhov having great experience in advising pharmaceuticals and healthcare companies in Russia has concentrated on giving an overview of judicial and administrative mechanisms of issuing compulsory licensing.

For more details about the speakers and event’s post materials please visit the official website of the HSE’s Institute of Legal Research.

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