The XXIV Rospatent International Conference: Transformation of IP in the Contemporary Environment


20-21 October 2020, virtual

The Conference will offer a platform for discussion for various specialists in the IP field – Russian and foreign rights holders, inventors, experts, patent attorneys, government officials, and representatives of the business community. 

The event will cover a wide range of IP-related issues, including current trends in the digital environment, patent analysis, tools to protect state interests in the field of innovation, improvements of the IP-related legislation, industrial designs in BRICS countriesRussia’s accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement, new Russian law on geographical indications and its implications.

Special attention will be given to IP protection in the pharmaceutical sector, including so-called evergreening patents. Furthermore, Rospatent’s specialists will share the latest data on COVID-19 impact and recently registered inventions in this area.


  • Ms. Alexadra Grazioli, Director, Lisbon Registry, Department for Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications Brands and Designs, World Intellectual Property Organization Office (WIPO)

  • Mr. Pavel Spitsyn, Director, WIPO Office in the Russian Federation

  • Mr. John Clarke, Director, European Commission – DG Agriculture and Rural Development

  • Mr. Erik Thévenod-Mottet, Advisor for Geographical indications, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

  • Dr. Huang Jinquan, Head of Patent Analytics, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

  • Mr. Grigory IvlievHead, Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation (Rospatent)

  • Mr. Yury Zubov, Deputy Head, Rospatent

  • Mr. Oleg Neretin, Director, Russian Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIPS)

  • Ms. Lilia Gumerova, Chair, Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture

  • Ms. Saule TlevlessovaPresident, Eurasian Patent Office

  • Ms. Oksana Tarasenko, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

  • Mr. Valery Chichkanov, Advisor to the President of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Mr. Sergey Lyulin, Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Ms. Elena Borisenko, Deputy Chair, Management Board of Gazprombank JSC

  • Mr. Anton Ischenko, Chairman, Central Council of the Russian Society of Inventors and Innovators


We welcome you to this conference and look forward to your participation.

The webcast link will be published in due time.


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Conference Secretariat
8 (495) 531-64-48
Berezhkovskaya nab., 30, bldg. 1
Moscow, G-59, GSP-3, 125993
Russian Federation



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