Mondaq Europe - Russian Federation: Intellectual Property
Gorodissky & Partners
In Russia the main source of patent law is Part 4 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (hereinafter – ‘the Russian Civil Code'), effective since 1 January 2008 (last amended as of 23 May 2018).
Gorodissky & Partners
It is difficult to imagine an IP issue that is more of a headache for trademark owners than parallel imports.
Gorodissky & Partners
A trade mark registration No 570712 was obtained by a Russian R-line company in relation to goods in Class 12 and services in Class 36. Volkswagen AG appealed against the registration of that trade mark.
Gowling WLG
It is important to time stamp this review because the law as to parallel importation in Russia is quickly evolving and the subject is a moving target.
Gorodissky & Partners
The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is a relatively new economic union of several countries of former USSR. The economic relations between those countries were broken and now they are taking steps...
Gorodissky & Partners
The Russian Civil Code defines a trademark as a sign that serves to individualise goods and services of legal entities and entrepreneurs. In other words, a trademark is a sign
Gorodissky & Partners
The Patent Office issued a refusal, arguing that the word element 'Paris' was a geographical indication (ie, the capital of France) pointing to the place of rendering services,
Gorodissky & Partners
Employee-created intellectual property (IP) assets play an important role in the development of every technology business as well as IP portfolio. Russian domestic laws have specific regulations ...
Gorodissky & Partners
The turn of 2017 marked 25 years from the day of adoption of the 1992 Patent Law of the Russian Federation, which for the first time provided for a legal concept of a utility model along with patents for inventions.
Gorodissky & Partners
Several years ago, a company registered a trade mark no 616808 on application no 2015721705 with priority of June 14 2015 for services in Class 41.
Noerr
As a member of WIPO and a signatory of the 2006 Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks, Russia recognizes and protects trademarks, both international and domestic, in a manner similar to that of most other WIPO countries.
Gorodissky & Partners
According to Article 1482 of Russia's Civil Code, a trademark may be a word, graphic, three-dimensional designation or a combination of these.
Noerr
Protection of geographical names in Russia has become a subject of recent discussions because of the new legislative initiative proposing inclusion of a new type of IP rights...
Gorodissky & Partners
The problem of joint ownership of trademarks rarely surfaces on the Russian IP landscape. One of these cases elicits remembrance of a famous story "The Roads we Take" by O'Henry.
Gorodissky & Partners
According to that law, if the owner of content finds that he is the subject of infringement on the Internet, he files a complaint with the Moscow City Court which immediately issues a ruling to Roscomnadzor ...
Noerr
Am 03. Juli 2018 entschied das russische Verfassungsgericht, dass die übernehmende Gesellschaft bei einer Verschmelzung mit dem Markeninhaber mit Eintragung der Geschäftseinstellung des bisherigen Markeninhabers...
Gorodissky & Partners
Fakes, imitations, replicas – these are the first words that come to mind when considering the challenges of fashion and luxury brands.
Noerr
Only after registration of such transfer to it, the new owner could renew the trademark certificate.
Khurana and Khurana
Compulsory Licensing is an authorisation given to a person to use a patented invention without any permission from the patent holder of that invention.
Gowling WLG
While some products are locally produced, most are imported from Asia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Poland and other Eastern European countries
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The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is a relatively new economic union of several countries of former USSR. The economic relations between those countries were broken and now they are taking steps...
Gorodissky & Partners
The Patent Office issued a refusal, arguing that the word element 'Paris' was a geographical indication (ie, the capital of France) pointing to the place of rendering services,
Gorodissky & Partners
The Russian Civil Code defines a trademark as a sign that serves to individualise goods and services of legal entities and entrepreneurs. In other words, a trademark is a sign
Noerr
As a member of WIPO and a signatory of the 2006 Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks, Russia recognizes and protects trademarks, both international and domestic, in a manner similar to that of most other WIPO countries.
Gorodissky & Partners
Employee-created intellectual property (IP) assets play an important role in the development of every technology business as well as IP portfolio. Russian domestic laws have specific regulations ...
Gorodissky & Partners
The problem of joint ownership of trademarks rarely surfaces on the Russian IP landscape. One of these cases elicits remembrance of a famous story "The Roads we Take" by O'Henry.
Noerr
In the last few years, parallel imports (i.e. imports of genuine branded goods without the trademark owner's consent) had been effectively prohibited in Russia.
Gorodissky & Partners
The turn of 2017 marked 25 years from the day of adoption of the 1992 Patent Law of the Russian Federation, which for the first time provided for a legal concept of a utility model along with patents for inventions.
Gorodissky & Partners
According to Article 1482 of Russia's Civil Code, a trademark may be a word, graphic, three-dimensional designation or a combination of these.
Noerr
Protection of geographical names in Russia has become a subject of recent discussions because of the new legislative initiative proposing inclusion of a new type of IP rights...
Gorodissky & Partners
Are there any restrictions on the establishment of a business entity by a foreign licensor or a joint venture involving a foreign licensor and are there any restrictions against a foreign licensor entering into a...
Gorodissky & Partners
Several years ago, a company registered a trade mark no 616808 on application no 2015721705 with priority of June 14 2015 for services in Class 41.
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