On October 31st, the business daily newspaper Vedomosti held its annual conference, 'Antitrust regulation in Russia', and Institute staff spoke at the session 'IP & antitrust regulation'.
At the largest innovation forum in the country Open Innovations, which this year was held at the Skolkovo Technopark, a session was dedicated to issues related in the regulation of IP in the pharmaceutical industry. Director of the Institute Alexey Ivanov and senior researcher Ioannis Lianos took part in the discussion.
On October 24th the Institute for Law and Development held a workshop in the framework of the International Conference "Law in the Digital Environment".
Institute staffers Kirill Molodyko and Maxim Karliuk, after a competitive selection process, on 6-7 October took part in the annual international conference "Development of Russian Law IX: Globalisation & Russian Law" in Helsinki, Finland. The conference is a joint project of the National Research University Higher School of Economics Faculty of Law, and the University of Helsinki - the leading law school of Finland.
September 27th saw a joint meeting of the BRICS Working Groups for Research on Competition Issues in the Food Market
Institute staff participate in Russian Competition Week.
International Conference on Issues of Antitrust Regulation and Intellectual Property in the New Economy: a Sino-Russian Perspective
On July 9th, the Institute for Law and Development held an international conference jointly with the Centre for Competition Law and Policy of Shanghai University and University College London.
Alexey Ivanov participated in the round table "Antitrust Law and Inequality" and "The Android Case", devoted to the most topical issues in the field of competition protection, which is of concern to the world professional community.
One of the main concepts that underpins the work of the Institute is open access to knowledge and technology serving the interests of science, education and innovation. On May 31, Director of the Institute Alexey Ivanov developed this theme at a section of the forum "Internet + Education" devoted to the problems of free access for Russian scientists to scientific output, and the creation of an open infrastructure for scientific communication.