ANTON SERGO ABOUT INTERNET: NEW OPPORTUNITIES OR DANGERS?
Moscow hosted the international conference Intellectual Property in the New Technological Order, which attracted scientists, representatives of patent offices, and experts in intellectual property from different countries as the event’s participants. While being interviewed by journalists of the Eurasian Women’s Community, many of them said that intellectual property at the moment had a woman's face due to the women comprising the majority of specialists in the field mentioned. Anton Sergo, Doctor of Law, President of the Internet & Law legal company, shares the same opinion.
According to Anton Sergo, the modern world is becoming more highly intelligent. At the same time, the role of intellectual property grows rapidly. In the speaker’s opinion, soon all global powers will focus on knowledge economy, not on resource economy, in their development.
In this regard, it is important to advance the level of legal literacy of population in the field of intellectual property protection. Anton Sergo believes that it is necessary to start teaching the legal culture, respect for other people's intellectual labour, from the very childhood. In addition, development of an economic mechanism and different legal methods is needed for authors to patent their innovation project. This will also contribute positively to the effectiveness of authors' rights protection.
As the President of the Internet & Law legal company, Anton Sergo paid special attention to the topic of safety on the internet during his conversation with the EWC journalists. According to him, the development of internet gives women many opportunities to realise their potential and combine professional and family obligations. However, women due to their kind and trusting nature often become the victims tricked by Internet swindlers. It is difficult to understand at once whether a person on that side of the screen is trustworthy and whether services he or she offers are safe. That is why Anton Sergo advises women to be more careful and attentive while surfing the net and at the same time not to be afraid to use all opportunities to realise their potential, to self-develop, and to promote their projects.
Viktoria Yezhova, news agency of the Eurasian Women’s Community
Translated by Nikolay Gavrilov