05 April / 2018

Russia and Brunei sign landmark Agreement on Intellectual Property Protection in the Course of Bilateral Military-Technical Cooperation

On 4 April 2018 the Head of the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property Mr. G.Ivliev and Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam Pengiran Hajah Zety Sufina binti Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Sani signed the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on Mutual Protection of the Results of Intellectual Activity and Intellectual Property Protection in the Course of Bilateral Military-Technical Cooperation.

The Agreement is aimed at ensuring the rights and interests of both countries during the use of the results of intellectual activity as well as preventing and suppressing violation of law during their use. The document provides opportunity for bilateral cooperation based on the principles of equality and mutual benefit from the use of the results of intellectual activity and intellectual property.

Following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding in Military-Technical Cooperation and Memorandum of Understanding on Military Cooperation accordingly in 2016 and 2017, the signing of this Agreement successfully finalized the establishment of the legal foundation of the bilateral cooperation in the field of defence and security.