New strategy of the evolution of intellectual property will be developed by the end of 2014
State Secretary, Deputy Minister Oleg Fomichev participated in a round table dedicated to the creation of the Federal Service for Intellectual Rights on November 25, 2013.
According to the conception of the ideologues, creating a single control body in the sphere of intellectual property will allow providing a systematic approach to state regulation of the given sphere meeting the challenges of the modern economy, strategic vision for the development of the institution of intellectual property in the Russian Federation, forming common approaches and timely adaptability in the regulation of administrative procedures for providing state services relative to the protection of intellectual property objects. Furthermore, it will increase the efficiency of functioning the institute of intellectual property in the Russian Federation as one of the basic points of the development of an innovative economy.
New authority will be provided with the complex of functions and powers ensuring the solution of problems on forming state policy and normative and legal regulation in the sphere of intellectual property in relation to all intellectual property objects and the provision of state services on registration of intellectual property objects, the creation of a system of state accounting (keeping the registers), control, supervision and protection in the sphere of intellectual property, coordination of the activities of federal executive bodies, international cooperation and the implementation of international obligations in this area.
The new agency, administration of the activity of which will be implemented by the Government of the Russian Federation, is considered to create by converting the federal service of Intellectual property. The agency will begin its work no later than July 1, 2014.
"We hope, and this is enshrined in the drafts of relevant normative and legal documents that the created agency will develop a new strategy for the development of intellectual property in the Russian Federation by the end of next year, and it will begin work on the implementation of this strategy», - noted Oleg Fomichev.