Russia Gears Up To Enter The Patent Race With New IP Reforms. Will It Kickstart Startups?

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http://techcrunch.com – Russia’s government is looking to reform intellectual property law in the country, a move that could have an effect on how many patents get registered, and on the number of startups in a country known for its star engineers, but less so for business people who can execute on those ideas. According to The Moscow Times, proposals have been tabled by the Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko at a meeting of the Council on Intellectual Property. In a larger package of reforms, one idea is to give those who create new technologies the rights to own patents on th (IT news)