On October 12 - 13, 2004 Intellectual Property Protection: Theory and Practice Hot Issues Conference was held in Moscow under the auspices of the Federal University of Industrial Property. This event welcomed patent attorneys, representatives from the patent and law firm, major industrial companies and scientific institutions of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldavia and other CIS countries.
Ms. Julia Semeniy, a patent attorney at Konnov & Sozanovsky, reported on urgent issues concerning IP rights protection in Ukraine and new ways of fighting illegal actions and violations in the IP sector. She cited as examples latest cases involving trademarks tried in Ukrainian courts.
During the conference participants had the opportunity to get an opinions and practical advices of the leading specialists in IP rights protection and exchange its experience in these matters.