With Russian lawmakers among the busiest in the world, keeping up with changes in legislation that can have far reaching impact on business is not always as easy as it may be in other places.
Salans, an international law firm with 20 offices across 17 countries, has complied a list of recent changes to Russian law in 2012 from which we have selected the most relevant material for any company considering doing business in Russia.
Mail.Ru Group has begun another round of talks with Western rights holders about legalizing the music available via its resources – including Russia’s largest social network VKontakte (VK.com), – reports business daily Vedomosti, citing the compan
The creation of a global system to regulate intellectual property rights is necessary for the effective integration of emerging economies into international innovation processes, said Viktor Vekselberg, the president of the Skolkovo Foundation, RI
The number of court cases concerning the protection of intellectual property rights being heard in Russian courts in 2012 fell to a third of the previous year’s total, according to Vladimir Lopatin, director of the National Research Institute of I
RIA Novosti, reporting data obtained from Microsoft’s mystery shopper retail monitoring program, reports that there were no counterfeit Microsoft products offered for sale in the southern Russian cities of Makhachkala and Novorossiysk during a recent survey.