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By Viacheslav Rybchak, Ilya Goryachev
The pharmaceutical industry is currently one of the Russian economy's high-tech development priorities. According to analytical data, in 2019 the Russian commercial drug market was worth Rb84.3 billion (approximately...
By Valery Narezhny
The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty-Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting of 24 November 2016 - also known as the Multilateral Instrument (MLI)
By Vladimir Biriulin
On 18 July 2019 the Duma passed a bill with provisions on geographical indications (GIs) on its final reading. This is a new and long-awaited IP development in Russia.
By Vladimir Trey
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Russian Federation, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
By Stanislav Rumyantsev
Russian websites may be required to adopt General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)-style cookie policies and use cookie banners because of new case law.
By Nikolay Bogdanov, Dmitry Sando
Patents Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Russian Federation, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
By Gorodissky & Partners
The issue of well-known trademarks is paid great attention to in the world. It is evidenced by inclusion of the specific provisions on the protection of well-known trademarks
By Vladimir Biriulin
The Red Square, which is the heart of the Russian capital, is a major tourist attraction. The proclivity of businesses to use such name in their interest may be understandable
By Evgeny Alexandrov
Counterfeiting is the bad side of being a famous brand. Nobody will produce fakes of a brand which is unknown and counterfeiters make money on selling fake goods bearing the names of popular brands.
By Gorodissky & Partners
The administration authority (registry) for the ccTLD .ru (and for the Cyrillic .ρφ) is a non-profit organisation, ANO Coordination Center for TLD RU (the Coordinator).
By Ilya Goryachev
Having a developed trademark registration system, accompanied by effective legislative enforcement remedies, Russia represents a large and attractive consumer market for various industries.
By Vladimir Biriulin
An application for a trademark no 2016739384 was filed by Chicago, a Russian beauty parlour from S-Petersburg.
By Anton Melnikov
This means that the prior use of a designation by one company (hereinafter – the brand user) does not preclude another company either from registering the said designation as a trademark
By Gorodissky & Partners
The principal law on advertising in Russia is Federal Law No. 38-FZ of 13 March 2006 ‘on advertising' (the Advertising Law), which:
By Evgeny Alexandrov, Natalia Nikolaeva
Russia is a signatory to almost all the international treaties governing IP matters