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By Olga Yashina
Issues relating to the use of a person's image arise frequently, especially in the field of advertising and particularly where photographs of professional models...
By Gorodissky & Partners
Currently, an examination system of claimed designations exists in Russia. It provides for a check of at least two main grounds for trademark registrability, namely absolute and relative grounds for refusal...
By Dmitry Klimenko
As in most European countries – where the respective national patent system coexists with a wider European system – the national patent system in Russia coexists with the Eurasian patent system...
By Evgeny Alexandrov, Sergey Medvedev
Russian copyright protection legislation and related court practice is constantly developing.
By Sergey Medvedev
Franchising presents a double advantage. On the receiving side (the franchisee), it is a quick way to start a business under the umbrella of a renowned brand.
By Evgeny Alexandrov, Sergey Medvedev
Russia's Anti-Piracy Law entered into force on August 1, 2013 and regulates a unique copyright protection mechanism allowing blocking of online resources involved in distribution of illegal video...
By Ilya Goryachev
Social media have acted as digital spiders might, spinning their webs outward so their reach can be felt almost everywhere.
By Vladimir Biriulin, Nikolay Bogdanov
What legal or administrative proceedings are available for enforcing patent rights against an infringer? Are there specialised courts in which a patent infringement lawsuit can or must be brought?
By Gorodissky & Partners
On April 3, 2017, President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs.
By Alexey Kratiuk
Neither the Russian Civil Code nor other statutory regulations or official guidelines contain a specific definition of ‘trade dress'.
By Valery Narezhny, Nikolay Harivulo
Companies may borrow necessary monetary funds – in particular, in the form of credits and loans, commodities and commercial credits.
By Yury Kuznetsov
In the Soviet Union time, from 1941 up until 1991, patent protection was not granted to chemical substances – they could be protected only indirectly by a method of their manufacturing.
By Evgeny Alexandrov
Last year the discussion on patenting of inventions in the pharmaceutical field unexpectedly was given a new start.
By Valery Narezhny, Nikolay Harivulo
The procedure for transferring previous years' losses to future tax periods for the purpose of calculating corporate income tax has changed substantially for 2017.
By Valery Narezhny
Igor Artemiev, head of FAS (Federal Antimonopoly Service) gave a briefing on "Current practice and further plans of FAS " which took place on March 6, 2017 in the office of AEB.