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VEGAS LEX to provide legal consultancy for Prosveshcheniye Publishers

May 2015

VEGAS LEX is expanding cooperation with Russian book-publishing businesses. Its new client is a major and greatly respected publisher of educational material, Prosveshcheniye.

The VEGAS LEX law firm is expanding cooperation with Russian book-publishing businesses, having recently added a new client, the country’s best known publisher of educational material, Prosveshcheniye*.

The scope of legal aspects VEGAS LEX is working on for the publisher’s benefit includes some regular publishing business concerns such as interactions with the authors, as well as new issues relating to innovative products that are becoming widespread due to the development of technology. The introduction of innovative technologies will enable the publisher to meet modern standards of courseware. **

This project is the responsibility of a VEGAS LEX team led by Head of Technology and Investment Group Alexandra Vasyukhnova, which includes experts from the Technology and Investment Group and the Volga Directorate.


* Prosveshcheniye Publishers is a specialized Russian publisher of education material and courseware. Established in 1931, the company currently accounts for 38% of the courseware market. The course books published by Prosveshcheniye take up 30% of the Federal List of Course Books approved by the Science and Education Ministry.

** Prosveshcheniye turns out far more than just books at present. The company offers very diverse modern solutions for the entire education system, from specific proposals for pre-school and school students up to development programs for entire regions. The single goal is focuses on is to improve the quality of the teaching and learning process.

The publisher also develops electronic educational content, teacher training solutions and engines for communication between parents, students and teachers, and more. It is now working on fundamentally new digital textbooks for Russian schools.

VEGAS LEX also provides consultancy services to Mann, Ivanov and Ferber Publishers.

For more information on the VEGAS LEX Technology and Investment Group’s projects in the Intellectual Property and TMT sphere, click here.

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