You may consider it as a strange and maybe surprising fact, but criminal liability for illegal use of the warning symbol ® exists in the Russian Federation. Many…

As from the 1st of July, the procedure of cancelling a trademark due to its non-use by the right holder was changed. According to the new rules, an…

Well-known trademarks are underdeveloped in Russia, and Rospatent is reluctant to issue positive decisions on recognition of a trademark as a well-known one. For example, by now only…

The procedure of invention patenting results in obtaining exclusive rights to industrial property. A technical solution may be patented as an invention that relates to a product or…

Trademarks are registered by ROSPATENT. After an application is filed, one should wait for examination results. If an examiner finds some non-compliances, he will send a notification of…

Dachas are very popular in Russia and in CIS countries as well. A dacha means a country cottage together with a surrounding land plot. Most people, especially those…

Well, I don’t know. Sanctions, sanctions, sanctions …. We are already tired of such words in news releases. The USA have approved new sanctions against Russia. Russia has…

You may be surely interested what organizational and legal forms of legal entities exist in Russia. We have pleasure in informing you correspondingly. 1. The simplest form of…

Many our foreign colleagues, associates and partners truly believe that bears playing balalaikas wander about the streets, it is always cold, everyone drinks vodka, and, on the whole,…