Russia’s New Anti-Piracy Law: A Critical Analysis

(2015) 37 E.I.P.R., Issue 9

9 Pages Posted: 8 Jan 2019

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Svetlana Yakovleva

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR)

Date Written: May 15, 2015

Abstract

This article analyses Russia’s new anti-piracy law aimed at improving online enforcement of copyright and related rights. The article places the new developments in the context of prior intellectual property rights enforcement regime and Russia’s international and constitutional obligations to secure the right to freedom of expression. The author discusses and critically assesses the most important changes introduced by the new law, and makes conclusions about their correlation with the freedom of expression, overall effectiveness and impact on right holders, internet users and internet industry.

Keywords: Intellectual property, enforcement, Russian law, anti-piracy measures, provisional injunctions, preliminary interim injunctions

JEL Classification: K11, K12, K19

Suggested Citation

Yakovleva, Svetlana, Russia’s New Anti-Piracy Law: A Critical Analysis (May 15, 2015). (2015) 37 E.I.P.R., Issue 9, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3306093

Svetlana Yakovleva (Contact Author)

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR) ( email )

Rokin 84
Amsterdam, 1012 KX
Netherlands

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