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Igor Butman: The lack of emotions will not allow artificial intelligence to write a musical masterpiece

09.08.2019

“Artificial intelligence does not have emotions and does not make mistakes in music that can become a new trend or inspiration”, said Igor Butman, the Honored Artist of Russia, and President of the Authors’ Council at the Russian Authors’ Society (RAO), at the Sochi Jazz Festival, answering a question about attitude to neural music. According […]

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London welcomed a unique Russian-British orchestra

26.07.2019

In the framework of the cross-year of music between Russia and Great Britain, London hosted the presentation of the first in the history the Russian-British Festival Orchestra Britten-Shostakovich, the creation of which was inspired by the friendship of the two great composers of the 20th century. The Orchestra included 86 young musicians aged 18 – […]

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“Jazz musicians must win the competition”, said President of the Authors’ Council at Russian Authors’ Society (RAO)

15.07.2019

The Museum and Reserve “Gorki Leninsky” hosted one of the main musical summer events named “Jazz Seasons”. Exclusively for Forbes Life, the President of the Authors’ Council at Russian Authors’ Society (RAO), the artistic director of the festival Igor Butman spoke about his favorite albums, the future of Russian jazz, and the role of music […]

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IPChain has expanded partnership in the blockchain market in the field of intellectual property

12.07.2019

IPChain Association has entered into a partnership agreement with one of the largest developers and providers of blockchain solutions Bitfury Group, the President of the Association Andrey Krichevsky informed TASS on Friday. “We significantly expand the functionality of services and bring to the market new projects dedicated to development of industry-specific business needs,” he said. […]

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Public Association of Copyright and Related Rights Holders of Uzbekistan (UASO) and Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) concluded an agreement on mutual representation of interests

28.06.2019

On June 18, 2019, the Public Association of Copyright and Related Rights Holders of Uzbekistan (UASO) and Russian Authors Society (RAО), signed an agreement on mutual representation of interests in the field of collective management of intellectual property rights. Based on this agreement, the parties granted each other exclusive powers to issue on the territory […]

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Music producers advocated the creation of a “white” list of sites with legal content

26.06.2019

Any removal of pirated links entails the immediate emergence of new ones, so the creation of a “white” list of sites with legal content would be an effective way to combat piracy. Experts interviewed by TASS expressed this opinion. “Any removal of pirated links entails the appearance of new links, only they are tens of […]

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Andrey Krichevsky: “Forget about rights collective management societies, the world has changed”

11.06.2019

President of IPChain Association on the Stone Age in the Protection of Intellectual Rights and the public-private blockchain for Musicians and Inventors Andrey Krichevsky has been working in the field of intellectual property for more than 11 years: he was at the origins of the creation of two of the four state-accredited societies for collective […]

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Andrey Krichevsky: “Blockchain is not yet being sufficiently used for its intended purpose”

24.05.2019

IPChain Association President Andrey Krichevsky speaks about the results of the 2nd IPQuorum, the global assessment of Russian LegalTech and the popularity of blockchain among authors. – What has changed in IPQuorum compared to last year? – Last year, when organizing the 1st International Strategic Forum on Intellectual Property, we set ourselves an ambitious goal […]

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The course on human capital

In April, the 2nd International Strategic Forum on Intellectual Property IPQuorum 2019 was held in the Kaliningrad Region. And if last year IPQuorum discussed mostly the possibilities of using blockchain technology in the field of intellectual property, this time the participants focused on the topic of human capital as a key resource of the modern […]

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President of IPChain Association says on the need to increase digital interaction of government, citizens and businesses

24.04.2019

Text by: Andrey Krichevsky (President of IPChain Association, Secretary General of the Confederation of Rightholders’ Societies of Europe and Asia (CRSEA)) The first day of IPQuorum 2019 was dedicated to development of human capital. The topic was not chosen at random. We focus, on the one hand, on vectors that the country’s top leadership sets […]

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