Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair in Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Rights (954), established in 2011 at The National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow (Russian Federation).

Fields/Disciplines

 

Copyright and other intellectual property rights.

Objectives

The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the fields of copyright and other intellectual property rights. It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in the Russian Federation, the CIS States and in Europe, as well as in other regions of the world. The Chair is continuing activities of the UNESCO Chair on Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Rights established in Moscow in 1998.

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • collect and disseminate information on contemporary approaches to the creation, protection and use of intellectual property rights, the development of an information society, and the law regulating the Internet and traditional media, including cyberspace law;
  • carry out research in the field of copyright and other intellectual property rights and disseminate research results widely;
  • develop a programme of regional and international inter-university co-operation for the development of teaching and research on copyright and other intellectual property rights;
  • develop original materials and provide training on copyright and other intellectual property rights; and,
  • co-operate with relevant regional and global organizations active in the field of copyright and other intellectual property rights to achieve the above objectives.

 Host Institution

The National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture, UNESCO Office in Moscow

Contact

Prof. Mikhail A. Fedotov, Project leader

The National Research University – Higher School of Economics
E-mail – mfedotov(at)tochka.ru
Phone: +7 964 534 4045/+7 499 238 3139
Fax: +7 499 238 3139
20, Myasnitskaya st

101000 Moscow
Russian Federation