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What prevents foreign companies from setting up business in Russia so as to not pay any compensation to patent owners from the West?

It depends where the sales market is. Certainly, it would be good business for a foreign producer to move production into Russia in order to sell the output in Russia. But you wouldn't be able to ...
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What prevents foreign companies from setting up business in Russia so as to not pay any compensation to patent owners from the West?

Suppose I want to sell widgets in my country, but my widget design infringes a patent held by someone else. Because of this, I cannot manufacture these widgets in my country, but I also cannot sell ...
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What prevents foreign companies from setting up business in Russia so as to not pay any compensation to patent owners from the West?

Because patents are only a small fraction of costs Any product you manufacture will have numerous costs: Labor Marketing/advertising Renting physical space Taxes (and sometimes, bribes to local ...
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What prevents foreign companies from setting up business in Russia so as to not pay any compensation to patent owners from the West?

What prevents foreign companies from setting up business in Russia so as to not pay any compensation to patent owners from the West? Common sense and ability co calculate the risks. You probably can ...
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What prevents foreign companies from setting up business in Russia so as to not pay any compensation to patent owners from the West?

The core hint to the answer is in your question: in case of extreme necessity associated with supporting the defense and safety of the state... If it was possible for someone to patent breathing, ...
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What prevents foreign companies from setting up business in Russia so as to not pay any compensation to patent owners from the West?

Just as an example, US patents and US law state that products imported into the USA need a patent license. You will find the same in many countries. You would be limited mostly to building and selling ...
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What prevents foreign companies from setting up business in Russia so as to not pay any compensation to patent owners from the West?

The same things that prevent you from doing it in your own or another country. Patent protections don't just depend on the country that is making the item to enforce it. Issues that they could run in ...
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What are the factors that would make it difficult for the U.S. government to block Huawei's patent lawsuits in the U.S.?

Is it possible legally for the U.S. to block Huawei from filling U.S. patents? I am thinking this is highly illegal [...] Maybe. The closest thing that comes to mind is that it might violate TRIPS ...
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