Platform for the protection of intellectual property on the blockchain will work in Russia in June

SVETLOGORSK /the Kaliningrad region/, April 12. / TASS/. Digital platform based on blockchain technology – the national intellectual property registry, designed to protect different types of intellectual property – work in Russia in June 2018. TASS said the Deputy General Director of JSC “national intellectual property registry” (NRIS) Brusnikina Valeria on the sidelines of the forum IPQuorum-2018, which is held in Svetlogorsk.

“In June, an industrial variant will work the first version of the platform, it will include all that relates to the possibility of the Deposit of intellectual property (escrow – approx. TASS), demo access the object, storing the reference copy of the object. The second phase of the project, which will include anti-piracy protection facilities, is scheduled to launch in autumn this year,” she said.

Brusnikina added that on a platform that uses blockchain technology, it will be possible to place all of the objects of intellectual property: music, audiovisual works, texts, industrial property, computer programs, 3D models, technology, etc. “This is the first Russian platform that unites all the functionality that you need to rightholders in order to create, protect, use and monetize their content,” she said.

As previously reported TASS head of the Federal service for intellectual property (Rospatent) Grigory Ivliev, the co-founder of NRIS is subordinated to Rospatent, the Russian state Academy of intellectual property (RGAIS). The blockchain technology is a structured database with defined rules for constructing chains of transactions and access to information, which does not allow to steal data and commit fraud.

IPQuorum 2018 gathered over 500 participants from more than 30 countries and was held under the auspices of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO. It is dedicated to intellectual property issues and digital technologies. It was organized by the Russian Association for the protection of intellectual property IPChain and the Eurasian Confederation of societies of rights holders (ECOP) that govern the various categories of intellectual property rights in member countries the EEU, CIS and BRICS. The news Agency TASS is the General information partner of the forum.