Реклама и продвижение лекарственных средств и медицинских изделий
Ведущие специалисты юридической фирмы GRATA International в рамках отрасли “Фармацевтика и здравоохранение” подготовили материал на тему “Реклама и продвижение лекарственных средств и медицинских изделий” в странах: Беларусь, Грузия, Казахстан, Молдова, Монголия и Узбекистан.
Недобросовестная конкуренция в области использования объектов интеллектуальной собственности: проблемы и способы защиты товарного знака
Интеллектуальная собственность (ИС) - один из самых ценных активов любой фирмы. Тем не менее, в мире широко распространенного пиратства и сильных тенденций незаконного использования интеллектуальной собственности регистрация и защита интеллектуальной собственности имеют стратегическое значение для сокращения недобросовестной конкуренции.
On February 16, 2021 President of the Republic of Uzbekistan has approved the Law “On International Commercial Arbitration” (hereinafter – the “Law”). As a result, Uzbekistan became 85th country and 118th jurisdiction to enact legislation based on the Model Law of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law(UNCITRAL) on International commercial arbitration (hereinafter – the “UNCITRAL Model Law”). The Law was approved by the UNCITRAL.
The influx of foreign direct investment in Uzbekistan has found a breath of fresh air after fundamental changes in the higher political structures in 2017-2018. Since that, several reforms pro-business credentials have been vigorously enforced in Uzbekistan.
Arbitration is becoming more and more popular in Uzbekistan as an alternative to litigation. With adoption of the Arbitration Law in 2006, the number of arbitration tribunals established in Uzbekistan reached 247 in 2020. One of the most active is a network of arbitration courts under Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan (CCI).
The development of FinTech has leapfrogged for the recent two years in Uzbekistan. Concretely, emission and sale of electronic money ("E-money ") was not regulated by the Uzbek legislation in the past. Herewith the very idea of creating a special electronic payment system was not feasible until 2020.
In light of the spread of coronavirus infection Covid-19 and in addition to quarantine regime, Uzbekistan has undertaken a number of other measures aimed at mitigating risks and maintaining the normal functioning of business activities, including the banking sector.
In connection with the epidemiological situation in the world and the spread of coronavirus in Uzbekistan, there have been taken strict quarantine measures of the population. In order to minimize the negative consequences of the pandemic and global crisis on the Uzbek economy, the Government of Uzbekistan is taking measures to support entrepreneurship, export and financial stability.
Limitations set in order to prevent spread of coronavirus infection affect all business processes, including employer-employees labour relations. In accordance with the resolution of the Republican Commission all entities in Tashkent, regardless the form of ownership, must ensure that the staff members shall either take annual leave in a manner provided by Uzbek law or work remotely.
In connection with the pandemic triggered by the spread of the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) in the world and for mitigation of the negative impact on the economy, the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan adopted a number of decisions for introducing a force majeure mode for business in the country.