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Noerr
After one year following the introduction of the new legislative initiative, it is now official – geographical indications will become a new type of intellectual property in Russia.
Gorodissky & Partners
A trademark application No 2016737523 was filed by "Gazpromneft" JSC (a prominent Russian oil company) for the goods in Class 4 and services in Classes
Gowling WLG
When scanning the shelves for a particular product, consumers typically look for the colour that they associate with their preferred brand. Indeed, colour plays a significant role in strengthening
Gorodissky & Partners
After filing a patent application, 18 months elapse before the application is published. After receiving a request for substance examination, the patent office starts the examination procedure.
Gowling WLG
There may be several scenarios in which a company needs to buy a Russian-registered trademark owned by a third party.
Gorodissky & Partners
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...
Gowling WLG
Since 2003 it has been possible to extend the duration or term of a Russian patent for a drug, pesticide or agricultural chemical by up to five years.
Gorodissky & Partners
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.
Gowling WLG
In response to international sanctions imposed on Russia as part of the country's confrontation with the West over the political situation in Ukraine and the Crimean peninsula
Gorodissky & Partners
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Russian Federation, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Gorodissky & Partners
Patents Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Russian Federation, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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
Gorodissky & Partners
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
Gorodissky & Partners
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.
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).
Gorodissky & Partners
An application for a trademark no 2016739384 was filed by Chicago, a Russian beauty parlour from S-Petersburg.
Gorodissky & Partners
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
Gorodissky & Partners
Russia is a signatory to almost all the international treaties governing IP matters
Gowling WLG
Legal protection for well-known trademarks in Russia rests on the provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights.
Gowling WLG
Precis: The Russian Ministry of Health has introduced a draft bill that clarifies the application process for marketing authorisations for a drug.
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Gowling WLG
Since 2003 it has been possible to extend the duration or term of a Russian patent for a drug, pesticide or agricultural chemical by up to five years.
Gorodissky & Partners
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...
Gorodissky & Partners
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.
Gowling WLG
There may be several scenarios in which a company needs to buy a Russian-registered trademark owned by a third party.
Gorodissky & Partners
It is difficult to imagine an IP issue that is more of a headache for trademark owners than parallel imports.
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.
Gowling WLG
In response to international sanctions imposed on Russia as part of the country's confrontation with the West over the political situation in Ukraine and the Crimean peninsula
Gorodissky & Partners
Patents Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Russian Federation, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Gorodissky & Partners
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Russian Federation, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Gowling WLG
Legal protection for well-known trademarks in Russia rests on the provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights.
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).
Gorodissky & Partners
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
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