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Artem Afian took part in subsequent session of the Social Council under the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine

On 11th of July 2014, subsequent session of Social Council under the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine had taken part, in which participated specialists of state system of legal safety of  intellectual property: Deputy Head of the State Service Liubov Vysotska, Deputy Head of legal support and rights protection department — Head of industrial property department of the State Service Inna Shatova, acting as Head of copyright and related rights department of the State Service Oleksii Ardanov, Head of department of organization of judicial protection of rights of the State Enterprise “Ukrainian industrial property institute” Yuliia Horbyk. Representatives of the State Organization “Ukrainian Agency for Author and Related Rights” (SO UAANR) and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine joined work of the event, as well as managing partner of Juscutum Attorneys Association Artem Afian.

Questions discussed at the session:

1. Draft of the Law of Ukraine “On amending the Law of Ukraine “On protection of rights for industrial patterns””

2. Draft of the Law of Ukraine “On amending the Law of Ukraine “On the distribution of copies of audio-visual works, phonograms, video files, software, databases””

3. Draft of the Law of Ukraine “On collective management of property rights of copyright and related rights proprietors”

4. Draft of the Law of Ukraine “On amending particular laws of Ukraine related to settling the question of providing administrative services in the area of intellectual property”

5. Draft of the Resolution of the Cabinet of the Ministers of Ukraine “On approval of the procedure for payment of levies for actions related to carrying international search and international preliminary search”

6. Discussion on execution of the Order of the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (SIPS of Ukraine) No. 322-N from 16th of June 2014 (on carrying social search under address of All-Ukrainian Social Organization “All-Ukrainian Association of Automobile Transporters” (AUSO “AUAAT”)

7. Accepting suggestions on Public Consultation Plan of the State Service for 2014

8. Analysis of the results of activity of advisory and consultative bodies under the State Service

9. Activities of the State Organization “Ukrainian Agency for Copyright and Related Rights” (SO UAANR) under enforcement of royalties under “general license agreements”

10. Question of software legalization

11. Problems of the state policy in the area of authorized collective management organizations etc.

“There is need to improve the register of copyright legal object, particularly, it must be of an opened type” — managing partner of Juscutum Attorneys Association Artem Afian stated.