The President of the Assembly Romanenko Evgeny and the Executive Director of the Presidium of the Assembly Chaplay Irina took part in the International Methodical Seminar on “Protection of Intellectual Property Objects from Organized Criminal Groups: Criminological and Forensic Expert Aspects”, which took place on September 6, 2018. The event was organized by the Research Center for Forensic Expertise on Intellectual Property Issues of the Ministry of Justice, the Interdepartmental Research Center on Problems of Combating Organized Crime under the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, the Institute of Forensic Expertise. Dr., prof. Jana Sehn in Krakow (Ministry of Justice of Poland), with the participation of the director of this Institute Dr hab. L.Veczorek.
The methodological seminar addressed the following problematic issues:
– Challenges and threats to the objects of intellectual property rights by organized criminal groups in Ukraine and Poland;
– Features of combating counterfeiting and piracy in the global Internet;
– Problems of software protection from organized criminal groups in information and telecommunications systems;
– Features of protection of industrial property in criminal proceedings;
– calculation of material damage from illegal use of objects of intellectual property rights in Ukraine.
During the seminar, the main aspects of the activity of the confiscation institute were discussed, as an effective means of combating organized crime (by the example of Poland).
The scientific reports proclaimed at the seminar raised topical issues of priorities, methods and forms of interaction between the NSDC of Ukraine, scientific and research institutions of judicial expertise, law enforcement bodies, higher educational institutions and the public in the field of protection of intellectual property from organized criminal groups and other
The events were held at a high organizational and scientific level, in the spirit of discussions with moderate polemics and great interest of both specialists and young scientists.