Online cinemas will be tagged against pirates


The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation has prepared amendments to the Law on Cinematography, which provide for special tags in search engines for legal online cinemas. Producers, Internet companies, and officials came up with the idea of such ​​tagging after much debate about how to restrict pirates in search results. According to Olga […]


The Czech Republic will host the Festival of Contemporary Russian Cinema

The Festival of Contemporary Russian Cinema “New Russian Film” will be held in five cities of the Czech Republic in September and October 2019. Nikolay Bryakin, Press Secretary of the Russian Embassy in the Czech Republic, announced this. “The Festival will be held in five cities – Prague, Ostrava, Pilsen, Brno and Zlin,” he said. […]


IPChain has expanded partnership in the blockchain market in the field of intellectual property


IPChain Association has entered into a partnership agreement with one of the largest developers and providers of blockchain solutions Bitfury Group, the President of the Association Andrey Krichevsky informed TASS on Friday. “We significantly expand the functionality of services and bring to the market new projects dedicated to development of industry-specific business needs,” he said. […]


Andrey Krichevsky: “Forget about rights collective management societies, the world has changed”


President of IPChain Association on the Stone Age in the Protection of Intellectual Rights and the public-private blockchain for Musicians and Inventors Andrey Krichevsky has been working in the field of intellectual property for more than 11 years: he was at the origins of the creation of two of the four state-accredited societies for collective […]


“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 […]