Summer School on Intellectual Property


AGEPI informs interested persons that in the period fr om 9 to 20 July 2012 in the city St. Petersburg, Russia will take place the Summer School on Intellectual Property. The organizers are: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in cooperation with the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks of the Russian Federation (ROSPATENT) and Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RGAIS) of the International Business and Law Institute (NRU ITMO).

Practical application of the legislation on legal protection of intellectual property and the need to combat infringements of IP rights have demonstrated that there is great need for specialists with thorough training in this field.

Summer School offers a unique program of study of all aspects of intellectual property. The program includes interactive courses, based on discussions, case studies and exercises, which will be supported by teachers and specialists in intellectual property of WIPO and the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (the only public institution of higher education in Russia that trains specialists in the field of creation, management, legal protection and commercial exploitation of IP objects).

Courses will be held in Russian, destined for graduate or postgraduate students for master’s degree and young professionals from various fields of activity.

A certificate of participation with WIPO and ROSPATENT seal is awarded to participants after completion of Summer School.

The deadline for registration is June 15, 2012!

Warning! Number of participants is lim ited to 70 people.

Courses are paid, tuition fees are:

· Students: $ 150

· Young professionals: $ 250

For further information, please contact:

School Directorate:

Rector of the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RGAIS) - Ivan BLIZNET

tеl: (495) 330-10-83, e-mail:

Director of the International Business and Law Institute (NRU ITMO) - Elena Bogdanova

tеl: (812) 371-84-82, fax. (812) 371-81-12, e-mail:


Summer School Administrators - Natalia Boeva, Oleg Mitin Yurievich (RGAIS)

tеl. (495) 334-91-78 E-mail: @ summerschool.russia,

Project Manager - Tatiana Teniakova (Senior Specialist, International Business and Law Institute (NRU ITMO), Gleb Sarag - project coordinator.

tеl. (812) 371-81-16, fax. (812) 371-81-12, E-mail: