Dual Nature of Some Objects of Intellectual Property Rights (in Russian)
New changes to the current regime of remote sale of medicinal products
From September 1, 2021, amendments to the Rules for issuing Permits for the Retail Sale of Medicines for Medical Use by remote Means, the Implementation of such sale and the delivery of medicines to Citizens, approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated 31.05.2021 N 827 (hereinafter – the Rules), came into force.
The Supreme Court clarified the rules of pre-trial dispute resolution procedure
On July 2, 2021, the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court No. 18 dated June 22, 2021, “On some issues of the procedure of pre-trial settlement of the disputes considered in civil and arbitration proceedings” was published. It is worth saying that the Court, making interpretations on different issues, infrequently turns to this question.
Medical devices registration under the EAEU rules
From 1 January 2022, the registration of medical devices will proceed only under the Eurasian Economic Union rules.
Changes in occupational safety in 2022
Starting from March 1, 2022, a new edition of the Labor Code of the Russian Federation (“Code”) comes into force that establishes improved requirements in the field of occupational safety.
Foreign insurance organizations will be able to establish their branches on the territory of the Russian Federation
On August 22, 2021, Federal Law No. 343-FZ dated 02.07.2021 "On Amendments to the Law of the Russian Federation "On the Organization of Insurance Business in the Russian Federation" and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation" ("Law") comes into force. This regulatory act is aimed at fulfilling Russia's obligations to the WTO on the admission of branches of foreign insurers to the territory of the Russian Federation.
A Government Resolution has been adopted establishing rules for resolving disputes over deleted content during monitoring
A Government Resolution has been adopted establishing rules for resolving disputes over deleted content during monitoring.
Review of the Presidential Decree on temporary measures to regulate the legal situation of foreign citizens and stateless persons in Russia during the period of overcoming the consequences of COVID-19 spread
On June 16, 2021, a new decree of the Russian President on temporary measures to regulate the legal situation of foreign citizens and stateless persons in Russia during the period of overcoming the consequences of the spread of COVID-19 (“Decree”) came into force.