EXPLORATORY SCREENING IN THE FIELD OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

September 26, 2014

In the framework of the harmonization of legislation of the Republic of Serbia with the valid regulations of the European Union, yesterday, at the premises of the European Commission in Brussels, a two days exploratory screening has concluded for Chapter 7, including intellectual property rights.

At the meeting, the Delegation of the Republic of Serbia was acquainted with the acquis communautaire in the domain of copyright and related rights, as well as industrial property rights. The domain of copyright and related rights included, among other things, the topics of computer programs, copyright in information society, management of copyright and related rights, audiovisual performances, legal protection of data bases and many others, while in the domain of industrial property many topics have been covered, in particular: trademarks, industrial design, patents, unitary patent, certificate on additional protection, compulsory license and inventions in the field of biotechnology.