A joint meeting of the board of the Ministry of Economic Development, Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property and the board of the Skolkovo Foundation was held today at the Skolkovo Innovation Center. The priority measures for using the intellectual property potential in the digital economy were discussed at the meeting. The joint meeting "Intellectual property in the digital age" was led by the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Maksim Oreshkin. Participants discussed the current situation in the field of intellectual property, as well as problems of using intellectual property as a tool for developing digital economy - area, that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in his speech to the Federal Assembly noted as the main priority. Priority steps for stimulating the patent activity, as well as measures to develop digital economy and intellectual property in the federal subject of the Russian Federation were proposed at the meeting.
The First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, Minister of Communications and Mass Media Nikolay Nikiforov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Oleg Fomichev, Head of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) Grigory Ivliev and Chairman of the Board of Skolkovo Foundation Igor Drozdov delivered speeches at the joint board meeting.
The meeting was attended by the Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Tatarstan Bulat Khaziakhmetov.