Lidings Partner Boris Malakhov Will Speak at the Conference on Protection of Design Rights

On March 26, 2024, in Moscow, the IP Club and the Statut Law School will host the "DESIGN: 9 Landmark Cases" scientific-practical conference. The event will take place online from 2 PM to 5 PM Moscow time.

Boris Malakhov, Partner at Lidings and Head of the Intellectual Property Practice will participate in the discussion.

Interest in the protection of unique designs, forms, and appearances of goods is steadily growing. In 2023, Rospatent issued 5204 patents for industrial designs, with over 70% of them granted to Russian applicants. By the end of 2023, the number of active patents reached 45487. Consequently, the number of disputes is also increasing. Compared to 2022, last year saw a 21% increase in intellectual property court cases, reaching 52620. Disputes over copyright and related rights increased by 67%, while patent disputes, including industrial designs, increased by 29%.

During the conference, leading specialists in intellectual property will discuss the most significant legal cases, share practices, and methods for protecting design rights.

Webinar language: Russian only. 

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