1st Edition

Intellectual Property in Russia

By Natalia M. Udalova, Anna S. Vlasova Copyright 2021
    252 Pages
    by Routledge

    252 Pages
    by Routledge

    Intellectual property rights are essential for a firm’s competitive edge and success and form the significant assets for many firms. The authors of this book argue that intellectual property is a complex phenomenon, which inevitably requires a combination of both economic and legal considerations, because the lack of understanding of the mechanisms for the protection and preservation of IP can serve to undermine any of the potential economic benefits.

    The book outlines the opportunities that can be derived from the use of IP in business and also identifies the rules necessary for their implementation. It offers a comprehensive, systemic research of intellectual property based on the most up-to-date legislation and cases of IP use in Russia. Such an approach will allow readers to fully understand the peculiarities of IP as a special phenomenon of the Russian market. There is a good balance between theoretical knowledge and practical implementation, and the plain language and unique approach to structuring information make the book accessible and easy to understand. It contains a special glossary of terms to facilitate the understanding of the material presented in the book.

    Although the book looks specifically at the Russian case, it will have international appeal, since intellectual property, by its very nature, has become a transnational phenomenon. Moreover, the international regulatory framework provides for the similarity of legal regulation of IP. The book will find an audience among researchers concerned with the economics and law of intellectual property, as well as, policymakers and practitioners involved in business IP.

    Part One General provisions on intellectual property

    1. The concept and types of Intellectual Property

    2. Characteristics of intellectual property rights: the economic and legal aspect

    3. Legal Regulation of Intellectual Property in the Russian Federation

    4. Government authorities and other organizations operating in the field of management and protection of IP

    Part Two Intellectual property as an internal resource of an organization

    5. General provisions on the creation and registration of Intellectual Property

    6. Intellectual resources and human capital

    7. Intellectual property in corporate relations

    Part Three Competition, monopolism, cooperation in the field of IP

    8. The main ways of IP use in business     

    9. Transfer of rights to Intellectual Property

    10. IP in digital economy

    11. Protection of Intellectual Property RightsChapter 12 Conclusion



    Natalia M. Udalova is a Senior Lecturer in the Civil Law and Civil Process Department at The National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

    Anna S. Vlasova is Candidate of Juridical Sciences, an Associate Professor in the Civil Law and Civil Process Department at The National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.