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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?
Dentons
Dentons Moscow office has recently issued Investing in Russia Guide for companies and financial institutions considering investments in Russia.
Dentons
On 28 April 2017 the Commercial Court of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region rendered a decision in case No. А56-87465/2016 (the "Decision") under the claim of Penobeton-Pikalevo LLC.
Dentons
On 3 May 2017 the Commercial Court of Chelyabinsk Region rendered a decision in case No. А76-20508/2016 under the claim of Chelyabenergosbyt PJSC (the "Company").
Dentons
On 1 May 2017 the President of the Russian Federation signed Federal Law No. 87-FZ on Amendments to the Federal Law on Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection and Certain Legislative Acts...
Dentons
On 2 May 2017 the Central Bank of Russia published a Directive in which it defined limits for application of the Corporate Laws on interested-party transactions.
Dentons
The Russian Federation has been a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since August 22, 2012. As one of the conditions for its accession to the WTO Russia undertook a number of commitments...
Gorodissky & Partners
Neither the Russian Civil Code nor other statutory regulations or official guidelines contain a specific definition of ‘trade dress'.
Gowling WLG
On April 3, 2017, President Putin signed a law ratifying the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs.
Dentons
We remind readers that since October 3, 20162 provisions have been in effect on the cultural heritage site protection zones that are set around monuments and ensembles that do not have protection zones.
TMF Group
The key to understanding how the transfer of immovable property and service provision works for specialised companies in Russia.
Gorodissky & Partners
Companies may borrow necessary monetary funds – in particular, in the form of credits and loans, commodities and commercial credits.
Dentons
On 12 April 2017 the Federation Council of the RF Federal Assembly adopted the draft Federal Law No. 52643-7 on Amendments to the Russian Federation Code on Administrative Offenses (the "Draft Law").
Gorodissky & Partners
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.
Dentons
On 3 April 2017, the President of Russia signed Federal Law No. 59-FZ on Amending the Federal Law on the National Payment System (the Law).
TMF Group
Russia amended its Anti-Money Laundering law to require the disclosure of beneficial owners of legal entities. The law came into effect in December 2016 and requires legal entities to identify their beneficial owners, hold information on them and to renew the records at least on an annual basis. Our local expert explains.
Gorodissky & Partners
Last year the discussion on patenting of inventions in the pharmaceutical field unexpectedly was given a new start.
Gorodissky & Partners
The procedure for transferring previous years' losses to future tax periods for the purpose of calculating corporate income tax has changed substantially for 2017.
Gorodissky & Partners
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.
Dentons
Tax issues are major aspects of complex investment transactions involving the acquisition of an active business to expand one's own business, portfolio investments intended to grow shareholder value...
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TMF Group
Russia amended its Anti-Money Laundering law to require the disclosure of beneficial owners of legal entities. The law came into effect in December 2016 and requires legal entities to identify their beneficial owners, hold information on them and to renew the records at least on an annual basis. Our local expert explains.
Gorodissky & Partners
Last year the discussion on patenting of inventions in the pharmaceutical field unexpectedly was given a new start.
Gorodissky & Partners
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.
Dentons
On 3 April 2017, the President of Russia signed Federal Law No. 59-FZ on Amending the Federal Law on the National Payment System (the Law).
Dentons
On 30 December 2016 the Commercial Court of Voronezh Oblast delivered a judgement in case No. А14-10190/2014 (the "Decision") under the claim of Ilyushin Finance Co. Open Joint Stock Company...
Dentons
On 12 April 2017 the Federation Council of the RF Federal Assembly adopted the draft Federal Law No. 52643-7 on Amendments to the Russian Federation Code on Administrative Offenses (the "Draft Law").
Duane Morris LLP
Confusion and concern have surrounded Russia's personal data localization law since it went into effect on September 1, 2015.
GRATA Law Firm
The Federal Law 'On the Fundamentals of State Regulation of Trade Activities in the Russian Federation' (hereinafter - Trading Activities Law) clarifies the definition of trade network...
Dentons
A pilot project to refund value-added tax (VAT) to foreign tourists is due to be launched in Russia in the second quarter of 2017.
Dentons
The major part of the new law's provisions entered into force on 1 January 2017.
Dentons
The rules for issuing film distribution certificates were changed on 21 December 2016.
Dentons
1.Federal Law 272-FZ amended Article 136 of the RF Labor Code to specify more rigidly defined time limits for salary payments: as previously, salaries must be paid at least once every two weeks...
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