MIP Global IP & Innovation Summit in Shanghai
Dmitry Klimenko, PhD, Patent attorney, Gorodissky & Partners (Moscow) will give a presentation “Patent strategies in Russia” at the Global IP & Innovation Summit to be held by MIP (Great Britain) in Shanghai on September 3-4, 2014.
8th Annual Global Patent Congress
Yury Kuznetsov, Partner, Russian and Eurasian Patent attorney (Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), will deliver a presentation “Explore the developments in the Russian IP environment” at the plenary session of the 8th Annual Global Patent Congress to be held in Copenhagen on September 22-24, 2014.
Trademark seminar in Ekaterinburg
On September 23, 2014, the Ekaterinburg office of Gorodissky & Partners will hold a seminar “Legal protection and enforcement of trademarks in Russia and abroad. 2013-2014”. Valery Lyzhin, Trademark Attorney (Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), and Sergey Baigulov, Lawyer (Gorodissky & Partners, Ekaterinburg), will be the speakers.
IP Seminar in Moscow
Sergey Medvedev, PhD, LLM, Senior lawyer (Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), on October 1-2, 2014 will speak on “Topic legal issues of concluding IP agreements” at the seminar “Commercial turnover of IP rights: reform of Chapter IV if the Russian Civil Code and court practice”. The seminar will be held by IRSOT educational organization for lawyers, fiscal agents, accountants in Moscow and 35 regional offices of distant education in Russia.
Russia’s Best IP Lawyers
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner, Partners – Vladimir Biriulin, Sergey Dorofeev, Irina Korzun, Aleksey Kratyuk, Yury Kuznetsov, Elena Nazina, Irina Rogal, Ludmila Serova, Vladimir Trey and Evgeny Alexandrov (all from Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), and Viktor Stankovsky, Partner (Gorodissky & Partners, St.Petersburg), are included in the 2014 edition of “Best Lawyers in Russia” in the practice area of Intellectual Property Law. Irina Korzun was named the Best Lawyers’ 2014 Moscow Intellectual Property Law “Lawyer of the Year”.
www.BestLawyers.com and Russian business newspaper «Vedomosti» of April 22, 2014
“Soviet” old trademarks are diluted in the customers’ eyes because of litigations, sales are decreasing” – it is the opinion of Viktor Stankovsky, Director of Gorodissky & Partners St.Petersburg office. According to his words, “companies could conclude an agreement dividing regions of production and brands or exchange cross-licenses for manufacturing goods”.
//11.12.2013, Vedomosti – St.Petersburg
“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