“I stuck the alto violin on Sting’s shoulder” Yuri Bashmet, Vice President of the Russian Union of Rightholders (RUR) Council speaks on the mixing of genres in music


The 11th International Music Festival of Yuri Bashmet was held in Yaroslavl. This year, the maestro made a special emphasis on musical and literary compositions with the participation of Konstantin Khabensky, Evgeny Mironov and other talented artists. Vice-President of the Council of the Russian Union of Rightholders told the editorial board of the ‘Argumenty i […]


Intellectual Property for Man and the Economy: IPQuorum 2019 Plenary


One of the main events of the first day of the International Strategic Forum on Intellectual Property IPQuorum 2019 was the plenary session on “IP code: all facets of intellectual property for individuals and the economy”.  The participants of the meeting discussed current problems within various sectors of Russian economy and the Forum member states […]


Copyright issues in Russia and Europe: international discussion at IPQuorum 2019

The session entitled “Approaches to expanding access to information, knowledge, works of science, literature and art and objects of related rights taking into account compliance with the intellectual rights of rightholders” took place on the first day of the International Strategic Forum IPQuorum 2019. The problems of current legislation on copyright by the example of […]


An initiative to introduce a “fair remuneration” to directors and screenwriters of audiovisual works was discussed in Moscow


March 26-27, the International Congress “Writers and Directors Worldwide Annual Congress” on issues of the copyright of directors and screenwriters took place in Moscow, organized by the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), the international organization “Writers & Directors Worldwide – W & DW” and the Russian Union of Rights Holders (RUR). […]


Experts from 30 countries will discuss issues of intellectual property management during IPQuorum 2019


Experts from 30 countries will discuss key problems of the Russian, European and Asian economies during the international forum on intellectual property IPQuorum, which will be held on April 10-12 in Kaliningrad. “Over 1,5 thousand experts from 30 countries of the world will be discussing acute problems of various sectors of Russian, European and Asian […]


The IPChain Association took part in Global IP Exchange 2019 in Germany


The 10th Anniversary Conference Global IP Exchange 2019 concluded its work in Berlin. The IPChain association actively participated in the business program, organized jointly with the Skolkovo Foundation two events and held dozens of negotiations with top international companies from more than 30 countries of the world. Global IP Exchange, which took place between March […]


Experts: “Blockchain system by the IPChain Association is one of the most progressive in the Russian Federation”


Blockchain system by the IPChain Association is one of the most progressive in Russia. It laid the basis for system of recording registries in state management systems. This opinion was expressed by experts during the International Legal Forum in Moscow. According to Elena Avakyan, adviser to the Russian Federal Bar Association (RFBA) several years ago […]


An international intellectual property dispute service will appear in Russia


Within a few months, the Russian Association IPChain will launch an intellectual property dispute resolution platform in the Russian Federation based on the leading international online service RDO (Resolve Disputes Online). This was told to reporters by Andrey Krichevsky, IPChain president, on Thursday after signing the corresponding agreement with RDO. The agreement was signed during […]


Ministry of Culture plans to increase the number of foreign films with Russian participation


The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation plans to hold a competition for the provision of subsidies to joint international projects with minimal financial participation of Russia. This will support even more foreign films per year. This was announced at a meeting in the Ministry of Culture of Russia by Olga Lyubimova, director of […]


The Russian Film Festival in Nice will be held from December 4 to 8


On December 4-8, the VI Festival of Russian Cinema will take place in Nice, organized by the Gosfilmofond of Russia with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Town Council of Nice. The program of the event includes Soviet feature films (film adaptations of French classics) and cartoons from […]