FONMIX background music service named the most popular performers in business segment


FONMIX – a Russian federal music broadcasting operator and official partner of copyright societies, has compiled a rating of musical preferences among Russian business users. After analyzing statistics of compositions, performed over the past year in cafes, restaurants, hotels, beauty salons, fitness and shopping centers throughout Russia, the service notes that business preferences in 2018…


Future is at the door


In our turbulent time of geopolitical turmoil, when everything is evaluated according to the preferences of the majority of countries given to a certain security system or a certain alliance of the world leaders, one can see a certain inevitable third path destined for all residents of planet Earth. The path, which is aimed at…


FONMIX took part in NAMM Musikmesse


At the international music exhibition NAMM Musikmesse, held on September 13–16 in Moscow, ForMax, the largest Russian audio and video branding company, the creator of the FONMIX background broadcast player, told young performers and the professional music community about monitoring technology for the use of music and audiovisual works. According to Irina Ostashevskaya, Commercial Director…


Auditors gave a positive opinion on VOIS and RUR statements for 2017


The independent company HLB PAKK-Audit conducted an audit of the annual financial statements for 2017 of the Russian Union of Rightholders (RUR) and the Russian Organization for Intellectual Property (VOIS). The package of documents includes the balance sheet as of December 31, 2017, a report on financial results, a target use report, as well as…


Elena Yampolskaya, Vice President of the Council of VOIS Became the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Culture


Elena Yampolskaya became the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Culture. The corresponding decision was made by deputies at a plenary meeting on Wednesday July 25, according to the website of the State Duma. According to Elena Yampolskaya, in the near future the main task will be joint work with all relevant departments and…


IPChain Association expands network in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan


Such a network will make it possible to track the movement of intellectual property not only in the country of its production, but also abroad, said Artem Tovbin, Director of Digital Technologies of the Association IPChain Association (National Coordination Centre for Processing Transactions with Intellectual Property Rights and Items) begins cooperation with partners in Azerbaijan,…


The Russian Intellectual Property Court joins the intellectual blockchain


The IPChain Association and the Russian Intellectual Property Court have signed a partnership agreement. The two organisations are developing the first intellectual blockchain in Russia. The IPChain Association was established in September 2017 and the main goal of the Association is to implement the IPChain project focused on shaping the national network of transactions of rights…


Networking infrastructure of trust – a prerequisite for the development of national intellectual property


Russia, Saint Petersburg. In the framework of the business program of the VI St. Petersburg international cultural forum, 18 November 2017 a panel discussion “Creation in Russia of world applicable best practices of blockchain technology for managing intellectual property rights: from patents and inventions to books, paintings, photographs, music and films” was held. Leading Russian…


The federal program “FONMIX. Legal music is played here” starts in Russia


The largest Russian audiobroadcasting company “FormMax” is launching a large-scale federal program of social responsibility “FONMIX. Legal music is played here”. Within the program, business owners, the institutions of which pay legal music content, will receive special FONMIX labelling (for restaurants, shopping centers, gas stations, banks and other facilities). FONMIX label indicates the concluded agreement…


VOIS – partner of the V International Forum “Anti-Counterfeit-2017”


VOIS is a partner of the V International Forum “Anti-Counterfeit-2017”, which will be held on September 14-16, 2017 in Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic). Organizers of the forum are the Government of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, the Eurasian Economic Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and the International Anti-Counterfeit Association. The International Forum “Anti-Counterfeit”…