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Technology Law Definition

The term Technology Law, albeit not defined in the Russian legislation or doctrine, in practice focuses on a wide range of legal issues arising in an innovative sector of businesses.

Nowadays, technologies and innovations demonstrate tremendously active capturing of the world markets and exponential growth. At the same time, such telegraphic development of this part of the economy multiplies a number of complicated legal matters, often in the absence of the relevant regulations. As a consequence of the said tendency, Technology Law is following business and at the moment it has become a large and ever growing area of law.   

Technology Law covers all legal aspects related to information technologies, communications, life sciences and medical technologies, productivity technologies, and many other technologies developed or being developed in different industries.

The essential area of law encompassed by the definition in question is Intellectual Property which operates intellectual property rights' ownership to such objects as patents, know-how, trademarks, integrated circuit layouts, copyrights, etc. Apart from this, Technology Law also includes elements from other relevant legal areas such as information, privacy, unfair competition, digital signatures, consumer protection, communication, and others.

Practitioners in the area of Technology Law are expected to have an understanding of the technical issues being the subject matter of the clients' legal questions as well as knowledge of best practices in the clients' industries.

Technology attorneys advise on a variety of issues related to the protection and obtaining of intellectual property rights, technologies acquisition, structuring, drafting, registration of licensing transactions, including intellectual property licenses, manufacturing, distribution and similar contractual models, and building of new business models dealing with intangible assets.

Attorneys also advise on and assist their clients with regulatory matters related to the technologies and relevant intellectual property objects. This includes a wide spectrum of legal matters, from assisting in interaction with state bodies regarding the technology protection to providing a technology law expertise in enforcement actions.

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The term Technology Law, albeit not defined in the Russian legislation or doctrine, in practice focuses on a wide range of legal issues arising in an innovative sector of businesses.

Nowadays, technologies and innovations demonstrate tremendously active capturing of the world markets and exponential growth. At the same time, such telegraphic development of this part of the economy multiplies a number of complicated legal matters, often in the absence of the relevant regulations. As a consequence of the said tendency, Technology Law is following business and at the moment it has become a large and ever growing area of law.   

Technology Law covers all legal aspects related to information technologies, communications, life sciences and medical technologies, productivity technologies, and many other technologies developed or being developed in different industries.

The essential area of law encompassed by the definition in question is Intellectual Property which operates intellectual property rights' ownership to such objects as patents, know-how, trademarks, integrated circuit layouts, copyrights, etc. Apart from this, Technology Law also includes elements from other relevant legal areas such as information, privacy, unfair competition, digital signatures, consumer protection, communication, and others.

Practitioners in the area of Technology Law are expected to have an understanding of the technical issues being the subject matter of the clients' legal questions as well as knowledge of best practices in the clients' industries.

Technology attorneys advise on a variety of issues related to the protection and obtaining of intellectual property rights, technologies acquisition, structuring, drafting, registration of licensing transactions, including intellectual property licenses, manufacturing, distribution and similar contractual models, and building of new business models dealing with intangible assets.

Attorneys also advise on and assist their clients with regulatory matters related to the technologies and relevant intellectual property objects. This includes a wide spectrum of legal matters, from assisting in interaction with state bodies regarding the technology protection to providing a technology law expertise in enforcement actions.