MORE ROOM FOR THE BYPASSING OF PATENT RIGHTS BY THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT IN THE WAKE OF THE PANDEMIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

marketude Alisa Pestryakova, Intellectual Property, Publications, Russia, Russia Express

On 31 December 2020, the Russian Government issued order no. 3718-р of 31 December 2020 (the Order) exercising for the first time its right to grant the right to use a patent without the consent of the holder, as provided by article 1360 of the Russian Civil Code, which permits it in the interest of defense and security, and is applicable to inventions, industrial models and industrial designs…

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