13th INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK CONFERENCE
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner (Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow) is going to speak at the 13th International Trademark Conference held by FORUM Institute of Management (Germany) and by the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) in Alicante (Spain) on 12–13.09.2013. The Conference will put an emphasis on the latest developments at OHIM and WIPO, trends from the national IP Offices, the upcoming changes of the EU trademark system, best practices, licensing, country reports.
Russia’s Best IP Lawyers
In Best Lawyers Leaders - 2013 international rating IP law firm Gorodissky & Partners is #8 in the Russian market.
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner, Partners – Vladimir Biriulin, Sergey Dorofeev, Irina Korzun, Aleksey Kratyuk, Yury Kuznetsov, Elena Nazina, Irina Rogal, Ludmila Serova, Vladimir Trey (all of Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), and Viktor Stankovsky, Partner (Gorodissky & Partners, St.Petersburg) are included in the 2013 edition of Russia’s Best Lawyers.
www.BestLawyers.com and Russian business newspaper «Vedomosti» of April 26, 2013
LEGAL500 - 2013
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner, Anatoly Pavlovsky, Ph.D., Senior Partner, and Vladimir Trey, Partner (all of Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow) are featured in “Legal500/EMEA 2013” as being highly recommended IP specialists in Russia.
Who’s Who Legal 2012
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner, and Vladimir Biriulin, Partner (both of Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), are nominated among the world’s leading practitioners in trademarks in The International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers 2012. Vladimir Biriulin is also nominated in The International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers 2012 (www.whoswholegal.com)
IAM Patent 1000
Lawyers of Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow - Vladimir Biriulin, Dr.Evgeny Aleksandrov and Natalia Stepanova are listed in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners among world most prominent figures in the field of patent prosecution, litigation and licensing. IAM Patent 1000 is a brand-new extensive guide of Intellectual Assets Management (IAM) Magazine that identifies the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions worldwide.
“Domik v derevne” trademark could be put up for sale
About 30 applications for famous trademarks (among them Valio, President, Domik v derevne) have been recently filed with the Russian PTO for goods “sour cream”, “fermented baked milk”, “condensed milk”, which were added to Class 29 as of January 1, 2013. According to Vladimir Biriulin, Partner of IP Law Firm Gorodissky & Partners (Moscow), the Russian PTO would probably reject such applications, but “if these trade marks would ever be registered, the right owners are able to appeal the registrations in the Chamber of Patent Disputes with highly probable subsequent cancellation of registrations of these trade marks”.
// 16.01.2013, RBC daily
FIFA IS REGISTERING WORLD CUP 2018 TRADEMARKS
«Three trademarks including Russia-2018 have already been registered in Classes 35 (adverts) and 41 (sport events arrangement) of International Classification of Goods and Services. Others are to be registered in greater number of classes», - told Vladimir Biriulin, Partner of the IP Law Firm Gorodissky & Partners, which took to the registration of these trademarks.
// 03.10.2012, RBCdaily.ru
Signs without shops
Promoting these brands is going to be difficult because the byers are hardly interested in them as they are, in the absence of shops and general distribution net, is supposed by Victor Stankovsky, Director of Gorodissky & Partners St.Petersburg office.
// 10.09.2012, Vedomosti – St.-Petersburg, ¹170 (3184)