Svetlana Koroliova and Darya Lando, LEXPATENT LLC, have participated in the workshop “Developing a Network of Technology and Innovation Support Centers in Belarus. The Significance of Geographical Indications for the Protection of National Brands”

 Svetlana Koroliova, Belarusian Patent Attorney, Eurasian Patent Attorney and Director of LEXPATENT LLC, and Darya Lando, PhD in Law, Head of Legal Department at LEXPATENT LLC, were invited by the National Center of Intellectual Property to speak at the workshop “Developing a Network of Technology and Innovation Support Centers in Belarus. The Significance of Geographical Indications for the Protection of National Brands” on June 29, 2022. The event was held on the premises of the Republican Unitary Enterprise “Technolab” in Grodno and was also co-hosted by the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.

At the event, Svetlana Koroliova spoke on creating local brands to attract investment to regional areas and make the latter more economically appealing. She also raised the audience’s awareness of the potential geographical indications in each region of Belarus, as well as shared her experience in preparing and supporting applications for geographical indications of foreign right holders. 

Darya Lando presented the National Project on developing the institutional policy in the field of intellectual property for higher education institutions and research organizations in Belarus and held a panel discussion of the prospects of developing local legal acts in the field of intellectual property with representatives of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno and the Grodno State Agrarian University.