14.09.2023 (Обновлено: 21.09.2023 13:10)

New trends in law enforcement practice to combat trafficking in counterfeit goods in EAEU to be discussed on October 5 in St. Petersburg

A discussion session "New Trends in Law Enforcement Practice to Combat Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods in the EAEU" organized by the Business Development Department of the Eurasian Economic Commission will be held on October 5 in St. Petersburg as part of the business program of the 11th International Forum "Anti-Counterfeiting 2023".

The following is planned to be discussed at the event:

- results of monitoring of law enforcement practice in the EAEU States in protecting intellectual property rights for 2022;

- changes in legislation and current trends in the practice of administrative and law enforcement authorities of the EAEU countries in combating illegal use of intellectual property objects;

- interaction between public authorities and right holders to prevent the spread of counterfeit goods in the new business environment;

- abuse of the right by trademark owners and changes in administrative and judicial practice on "parallel" import.

The session speakers will include representatives of the Eurasian Economic Commission and other international organizations, law enforcement and customs officials, specialists from law firms of the Union States practicing in the field of intellectual property rights protection.

The Forum and the discussion session can be participated free of charge. Registration of participants is open on the event's website.

For reference

The Anti-Counterfeiting Forum is an annual business event of the Eurasian Economic Union held alternately in the States presiding over the EAEU governing bodies. In 2023, Russia holds the presidency of the Eurasian Economic Union.

The first International Anti-Counterfeiting Forum was held in 2012 in Moscow. In subsequent years, the Forum was held in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Armenia, and the Kyrgyz Republic. This year, the eleventh forum will be held in St. Petersburg.

The International Forum "Anti-Counterfeiting 2023" is organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. The Forum is co-organized by the Eurasian Economic Commission.