PROTECTION OF WELL- KNOWN TRADEMARKS IN RUSSIA

marketude Intellectual Property, IP Russia, Olesya Nalimova, Publications, Russia

Russia, as a member of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, affords protection of well-known trademarks from reproduction or imitation by third parties. Russian legislation, otherwise than most other European jurisdictions, though, provides for a special registration of well-known trademarks where the Chamber for Patent Disputes within the Russian PTO (Rospatent) is endowed with broad powers of granting (or withholding) well-known trademark protection…

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