Russia?s Vekselberg calls for global IP protection system

Russia?s Vekselberg calls for global IP protection systemThe creation of a global intellectual property protection system is a way to step up international innovation, Skolkovo Foundation president Viktor Vekselberg believes.

The creation of a global intellectual property protection system will pave the way for a more active involvement of emerging economies into international innovation, Russian news agency RIA Novosti quoted Skolkovo Foundation president Viktor Vekselberg as saying. Germany?s Handelsblatt published last week a German-language article that Mr. Vekselberg had written ahead of the latest G20 Summit in St. Petersburg. The Russian innovation foundation president elaborated in the article on the conditions that are conducive to the development of innovation as a backbone of global economic growth. According to Mr. Vekselberg, whatever?s being undertaken today in this regard ?will be a waste of effort unless we create a global mechanism for intellectual property and give a face-lift to current means of regulating the mechanism...