The Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation promotes the idea of introducing the technology of the blockchain to the development of intellectual property in Russia, said the head of Department Nikolay Nikiforov at a joint meeting of the economic development Ministry and Rospatent.
«Fully support the introduction of the blockchain. I hope it will help to simplify the procedure of obtaining patents, to automate it. In the near future will witness, as the blockchain will be applied in this area,» he said.
According to him, it is unclear whether the need for this change in the legislative framework.
In turn, first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov expressed hope that in may, after the President signed the decree on the structure of Executive authorities in Russia may receive a single service that manages intellectual property.
Officials believe that a single strategy will allow a coordinated policy of intellectual property protection at all levels of government.
«I hope that now, when in may will sign a presidential decree on the structure of state authorities still will have a single service that manages intellectual property,» he said at a joint meeting of the Ministry of economic development of Rospatent and of the Board of the Fund «SKOLKOVO».
Administrative tools when creating a Single service will be given to Rospatent, said Shuvalov. According to him, plans for the creation of such structures have been discussed for a long time, but to embody the idea have not yet succeeded.