IPQuorum 2018 International Strategic Forum on Intellectual Property will take place on 11–12 April, 2018 in Kaliningrad (Svetlogorsk, Kaliningrad region).
The Forum organizers are IPChain (Russian National Intellectual Property Transactions Coordination Centre) and the Confederation of Rightholders’ Societies of Europe and Asia (CRSEA), an international non-governmental organization uniting members of key national societies managing different categories of IP rights in the countries of EEU, CIS, BRICS, etc.
The Forum co-organizers are the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Kaliningrad Region Government, the Foundation for Development of Innovation and Commercialization Centre (Skolkovo Foundation), the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) and the Autonomous Non-profit Organization “Digital Economy”.
The event will be supported by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the Eurasian People’s Assembly, Russian Professors Assembly under the aegis of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO.
The media partners of IPQuorum are the Russian Union of Journalists and Mediacongress, the Commonwealth of Journalists.
The Forum will bring together more than 500 participants from over 30 countries and will become a significant event for the global IP market.
The main idea of the discussion will be the new strategy of the global IP market in the digital economy context.
We’re witnesses of a shift to the next stage of social development – transition to the society of knowledge and digital economy. This change is defined by participation in the upcoming era of a new economic resource (intangible assets) – a creative product based on human capital.
Intellectual property is gaining momentum as a system with a new basic resource within real-life economy.
Continuous development and improvement of digital technologies will soon bring fundamental changes in the sphere of intellectual property both in Russia and abroad.
Intellectual property is meant to become the main driving force of digital economy.