Protection of intellectual property rights in EAEU discussed at American Chamber of Commerce in Russia

The report of Nurzhamal Ilyasova, Deputy Director of the Eurasian Economic Commission's Business Development Department, on practical steps aimed at forming an efficient system of intellectual property rights protection in the EAEU, was met with great interest by the meeting of the Customs and Transport Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, held on March 29, 2024.

The Committee members discussed in detail the information provided by Nurzhamal Ilyasova regarding the latest Eurasian trends aimed at improving customs tools to counteract the inflow of counterfeit goods into the EAEU internal market.

According to the EEC representative, the priority directions include the work on launching a common customs registry of intellectual property objects, optimization of customs control procedures for the movement of goods containing intellectual property objects, as well as analysis and adjustment of law enforcement practice in the field of combating violations of the copyright holders' rights.

The meeting attendees shared their views on the prospects for developing law enforcement and judicial practice in the field of intellectual property, and discussed other relevant aspects of protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights.

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The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia (AmCham Russia) is the leading foreign business association in Russia. Founded in 1994, AmCham represents the interests of major U.S. corporations, Russian companies, and companies from Europe and Asia.

AmCham's mission is to promote a sustainable market environment conducive to business operations in Russia.