The Russia legislation on the protection of exclusive rights to trademarks provides for liability for illegal use of smb else’s trademark. However, the registration, as obtained by another…

Gradually, trademarks became a kind of “business card” of goods, and in this connection national laws of states began establishing legal regulations for their registration, use and protection….

continuation… previous post http://ipinrussia.com/2018/06/11/history-of-the-origin-of-trademarks-part-one/ A number of authors associate the history of trademark appearance and development in England just with marking of precious metals. Thus, John Bly, an English researcher,…

The history of trademarks as means of individualization on the way to establishment of the modern legislation started in ancient times and passed several stages for the period…

The Russia law practices attach extreme importance to certain formalities for calling to account a person guilty of divulgation of a commercial secret as well as for enforcing…

Before 2000, domains were registered in Russia by RosNIIROS (Russia Scientific Research Institute for Development of Social Networks) only. In 2000, a decision was taken to implement the…

According to their degree of distinguishing ability, trademarks may be characterized as commonly used trademarks and well-known trademarks. The latter include widely known signs that people associate with…

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…