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GORODISSKY & PARTNERS
PATENT AND TRADEMARK
ATTORNEYS IP LAWYERSsince 1959
pat@gorodissky.ru Ru En Jp
+7 495 937 6116/6109
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About us

Viacheslav Rybchak

Viacheslav Rybchak

Partner Trademark & Design Attorney
Moscow
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Education

  • MGIMO University (1993–1998)
  • «Boehmert & Boehmert» (Munich, Germany) (2007)

Membership

  • PTMG

Experience

  • Gorodissky and Partners since 1999

Languages

  • Russian
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Trademarks and service marks
  • Appellations of origin
  • Non-traditional trademarks (color, sound, 3D, etc.)
  • Collective trademarks
  • Well-known trademarks
  • National, international and regional trademarks
In particular, business areas:

  • Medicine, pharmacology and orthopedics
  • Chemical industry and agriculture
  • Perfumery and cosmetics
  • Power industry and electrical engineering
  • Automobile industry, aviation and railway transport
  • Sporting goods, equipment, activities and management
  • Electronics, photographic equipment, computer hardware and software
  • Food
  • Alcohol
  • Consumer goods
  • Internet and telecommunications
  • Construction and renovation

Membership

  • PTMG
  • “Pharmaceutical trademarks: Russia” (“World Trademark Review”, # 21, 2009)
  • “Balancing all considerations” — Pharmaceutical trademarks section — Russia” (“World Trademark Review”, # 33, 2011)
  • “Russia: Geographical names in trademarks” (The Trademark Lawyer by CTC Legal Media, March/April 2015)
  • “Procedures and strategies for pharmaceutical brands: Russia” (World Trademark Review - Pharmaceutical Trademarks 2017/2018 - A Global Guide: Chapter Russia)

Presentations

  • “Appealing against Examiners Decisions and Filing Objections against Validity of Trademarks on Absolute Grounds” (1st annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Moscow, September 2004 (co-speaker A.Kratiuk)
  • “Drafting of Responses to Enquiries and Notifications of the Russian Patent and Trademark Office and Decisions of Rejection all dealing with relative grounds of refusal” (1st annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Moscow, September 2004)
  • “Contestation of trademark validity” (2nd annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful companys development”, Moscow, October 2004)
  • “Contestation of Rospatent decisions and trademark validity” (3rd annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful companys development”, Moscow, April 2005)
  • “Appealing against the Russian Patent and Trademark Office Actions in Chamber of Patent Disputes based on absolute grounds of refusal” (2nd annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Moscow, September 2005)
  • “Drafting of Responses to Enquiries and Notifications of the Russian PTO within Substantive Examination and Appealing to the Russian PTO Actions all dealing with relative grounds of refusal” (2nd annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Moscow, September 2005)
  • “Using state and international organizations symbols in trademarks” (10th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for company successful development”, Moscow, April 2012)
  • “How to use a trademark and to prove a trademark use?” (11th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2013 (co-speaker A. Bogacheva)
  • “Invalidation actions at the Russian PTO” (9th annual seminar “Obtaining and enforcement of IP Rights in Russia”, St. Petersburg, August 2013)
  • “Administrative procedure of trademark contestation” (12th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for company successful development”, Moscow, April 2014)
  • “New developments in Russian Trademark Law” (JETRO, Tokyo, Japan, July 2014)
  • “Administrative procedure of trademark contestation” (“Obtaining and enforcing of trademark rights under contemporary reality”, Kazan, August 2014)
  • “Geographical denominations in trademarks: pros and cons” (13th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for company successful development”, Moscow, April 2015)
  • “Opposition and invalidation proceedings for trademarks in Russia”(Gorodissky IP Seminar — INTA, May 2015)
  • “Trademark Protection Strategy in Russia” (Russias IP Protection and Transaction Seminar, Beijing, November 2015)
  • “Kinds of trademarks including non-traditional and hieroglyphics” (BRICS IP Forum (BIPF), Shanghai, November 2015)
  • “Public opinion surveys on trademarks” (14th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2016)
  • “Actual legal tools for business individualization” (IP Seminar “The role of intellectual property in doing business today”, Vladivostok, September 2016)
  • “Russian Industrial Design and Trademark Systems” (Seminar “Russian IP System” held by KPAA (Korea Patent Attorneys Association), Seoul, October 2016)
  • “IP transactions, Trade Secrets and Litigating” (JIPIIs Seminar (Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation), Tokyo, October 2016)
  • “Russian Industrial Design & Trademark Systems” (JPAAs Seminar (Japan Patent Attorneys Association), Tokyo, October 2016)
  • “How to protect IP in fashion - Design protection” (“IP in Fashion” Seminar, Milano, November 2016)
  • “Trademark and design protection strategy in Russia” (2nd Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme, Frankfurt, March 2017)
  • “Trademark and design protection strategy in Russia” (Brand Protection Congress, Munich, November 2017)
  • Consulting and obtaining appellations of origin legal protection in Russia for Italian cheese manufacturer.
  • Consulting and trademark prosecution for a large French dairy manufacturer.
  • Consulting and trademark prosecution in Russia and CIS for a large household chemicals manufacturer.
  • Successful representation of a large French shipbuilder in invalidation action against third party`s trademark registration due to similarity.
  • Advising and representation of a large German chocolate manufacturer on a strategy of a shape trademarks protection.
  • Consulting and appellations of origin prosecution for a Georgian wine manufacturer.
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