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Russian Federation : Cultural, geographic and economic features of the regions can become competitive advantages - L. Gumerova.

The senator held a meeting of the working group on the preparation of amendments to the Civil Code in the field of regulation of appellation of origin. The Council of Federation held a meeting of the working group on the preparation of amendments to the Civil Code in the field of regulation of appellation of origin.

Opening the event, the first deputy chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture Liliya Gumerova said that changes to the Civil Code will be aimed at improving the legal regulation of the appellation of origin and adding a new object to the list of protected intellectual property objects - "geographical indication". The senator noted that the working group was established in accordance with the decision of the Council on Intellectual Property under the Federation Council of December 19, 2017.

As emphasized by the legislator, the issues of popularization and promotion of regional brands are extremely important for the Federation Council as a chamber of regions. "All subjects of the Russian Federation have cultural, geographic, economic features and differences that can become competitive advantages. In this regard, the promotion of a positive image of each entity or city, the development of territorial brands can become an important source of replenishment of regional budgets, " Lilia Gumerova said .

The parliamentarian recalled the instructions of Valentina Matvienko , the Chairman of the Federation Council, to organize each senator in the constituent entities to identify traditional goods - "regional brands" and their subsequent registration.

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