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«Gorodissky» in media

  • 16 February 2017

    Ilya Goryachev and Sergey Medvedev, Senior Lawyers at Gorodissky & Partners, explained, “In the specific regime of the Draft Law, the personal data of the whistleblower can be made available to the public only with their consent. Consent cannot be implied in this regard. However, according to Article 1(8) of the Draft Law, the confidentiality protections do not extend to persons reporting knowingly misleading information.”

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  • 2 February 2017

    Ilya Goryachev and Sergey Medvedev, Senior Lawyers at Gorodissky & Partners, commented, “The Roskomnadzor [will now] take account of three criteria, namely that the prospective country has a special supervision authority competent to oversee personal data protection, has sufficient legislation on personal data and an enforcement system [for violations of data protection legislation], and complies with the resolutions adopted by the Council of Europe as well as resolutions of the 38th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (‘ICDPPC’).

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  • 20 January 2017

    Ilya Goryachev and Sergey Medvedev, Senior Lawyers at Gorodissky & Partners, told DataGuidance, “The Bill falls within the Russian Government’s regulatory trend towards ensuring more effective compliance with the personal data legislation. Additionally, the ability of the Roskomnadzor to initiate administrative proceedings may result in increased enforcement [across] virtually all sectors. Starting with banks and ending with retail companies, all organisations will be required to be attentive to the regulatory environment.”

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  • 5 June 2015

    Khasan Customs initiated a court case as a result of which the court recognized as counterfeit 5 concrete mixers marked with the trademark “HINO” that were to be imported to Russia.
    The trademark “HINO” is included in the Customs IP Register. The trademark owner did not give his permission to use the mark, hence the customs suspended the release of those construction machines.
    Following a complaint submitted by Gorodissky & Partners, representative of the trademark owner, the Khasan customs filed an administrative suit against the importer on the basis of Article 14.10, part 1 of the Russian Code of Administrative Offences – illegal use of a trademark or of a similar designation.
    In May 2015, the 5th Commercial Court of Appeal ruled that the said concrete mixers were counterfeit. The infringer was fined in the amount of 30 thousand rubles (over 500 US dollars), the counterfeited goods were confiscated. Read more

  • 15 May 2015

    The Geneva International Salon of Inventions — the world biggest event of the kind — has been held for many years in Geneva in April under WIPO aegis.
    «Salon-2015» gathered 752 exhibitors which presented about 1000 novelties in 22 different fields and many of these novelties were given awards. The Scientific and Technical Association Technopol-Moscow (Russia) awarded the French firm EVEON for creating a «smart» syringe — a mini device allowing a patient to inject the prescribed dose of medicine independently. The award of Gorodissky & Partners, Russian IP law firm, got two Chinese inventors for robotization system for orthodontic operations.

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