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As a general rule, under the Russian Law, the name of a country and a year would be considered non-protectable as a trade mark but in exceptional cases registrations are possible, necessary and effective.
Gorodissky & Partners
The latest market needs contribute to the developments in trademark practice.
Gorodissky & Partners
Russian design law is incorporated into Part IV of the Civil Code.
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Scientists synthesize thousands of substances that could potentially become medicines.
Gorodissky & Partners
The Russian Civil Code, and in particular Part IV, is the primary legislation for trademarks, among various types of intellectual property. The code governs the prosecution, exploitation, licensing
Noerr
At the end of October 2018, the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the FAS presented a draft law to the Ministry of Economic Development aimed at partially legalising parallel imports of goods in Russia.
Gorodissky & Partners
Despite the seemingly unlimited choice of words and the vast imagination of people, collision between similar words, real or coined, is not infrequent.
Gowling WLG
On July 27, 2018, the Russian State Duma passed first reading of a draft bill entitled "On Amendments to Part Four of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (on geographical indications)" (the Bill).
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...
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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,
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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 ...
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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.
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Scientists synthesize thousands of substances that could potentially become medicines.
Gorodissky & Partners
Russian design law is incorporated into Part IV of the Civil Code.
Gorodissky & Partners
The Russian Civil Code, and in particular Part IV, is the primary legislation for trademarks, among various types of intellectual property. The code governs the prosecution, exploitation, licensing
Noerr
At the end of October 2018, the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the FAS presented a draft law to the Ministry of Economic Development aimed at partially legalising parallel imports of goods in Russia.
Gorodissky & Partners
The latest market needs contribute to the developments in trademark practice.
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.
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
Despite the seemingly unlimited choice of words and the vast imagination of people, collision between similar words, real or coined, is not infrequent.
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
Russian copyright protection legislation and related court practice is constantly developing.
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.
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