Projects

OJSC "Lidskoe Pivo" (ААТ "Лідскае Піва"), the Belarusian manufacturer of popular Lidski kvass (a traditional rye-bread drink), had become aware of a locally manufactured kvass distributed in the Russian market under the same brand name "Lidksi". Furthermore, the infringer used similar bottle label designs. To defend the Client’s rights, KIAP lawyers applied to the Russian antimonopoly authorit...
 1700 26 May 2020 Intellectual Property
KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG, a well-known German manufacturer of medical devices and instruments, had become aware of locally manufactured counterfeit single-use antibacterial filters supplied to a range of Russian healthcare institutions. The counterfeit items were marked with KARL STORZ designations. The Arbitrazh (state commercial) Court of Chelyabinsk Region has established unlawful u...
 1652 18 December 2019 Intellectual Property
OJSC “Lidskoe Pivo” (ААТ «Лідскае Піва»), the Belarusian manufacturer of Lidski kvass (a traditional rye-bread drink), had become aware of a locally manufactured kvass distributed in the Russian market under the same brand name “Lidksi”. Furthermore, the infringing product label designs were similar to the Client’s product labels that are protected in Russia as registered trademarks. It is not...
 1717 15 November 2019 Intellectual Property
In the course of pro bono services attorneys of KIAP IP practice assisted the charitable fund for elderly and disabled people «Starost v radost» (eng – “Oldness for Joy”), a non-profit organization that over 10 years provides support to lonely elderly people living in social institutions all over Russia, with registering their main logo as a trademark. Progr...
 1836 31 March 2017 Intellectual Property
On February 7, 2017 the IPR Court cassation instance upheld first instance and appeal courts’ decisions over a series of German hypermarket chain Globus’ trademarks protection in case No. А60-11954/2016, wherein KIAP team successfully ceased an unauthorized use of “Globus” in a name of one of the biggest shopping and entertainment malls of Yekaterinburg in full, including the Web. KI...
 2017 16 February 2017 Intellectual Property
June 27, 2016, the cassation instance of IPR Court upheld the decision dd March 29, 2016 of the first instance on termination of Artrin trademark in some of the goods towards which the applicant had a legitimate interest (case №  SIP-581/2015). Specialists of KIAP managed to prove the interest of the client – the International pharmaceutical company Omega Pharma, part of t...
 1592 30 June 2016 Intellectual Property
On March 28, 2016 the Arbitration Court of the Novosibirsk region satisfied the claim in favor of the KIAP’s Principal — large retail chain “FAMILIA” — and inhibited the use of the word “FAMILY” by another retailer (the counterparty) due to its similarity to “FAMILIA” trademarks owned by the Principal. The Principal’s trademarks were previously illegally used in the names of some retail stores...
 1972 31 March 2016 Intellectual Property
On January 27, 2016 the Arbitration Court of Moscow District upheld the judicial acts of first and appeal instances for enforceability of the decision of the Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Moscow region (UFAS). The decision established that unfair competition in respect of Feretti Rus by Ramenskiy confectionery Works LLC, whose packaging infringed the interests of ...
 1871 28 January 2016 Intellectual Property
The Presidium of Intellectual Property Court upheld a decision for a major international pharmaceutical company cancelling a patent on a pharmaceutical composition of drospirenone/ethinylestradiol, as well as a drug on its basis. This means that the Court's Presidium has drawn a line under the long dispute, which broke out in the autumn of 2013 and eventually made its way th...
 2342 10 August 2015 Intellectual Property
IP lawyers Dmitry Markin and Anastasia Pichugina secured a ruling for Feretti Rus in a dispute with Ramenskoye Confectionery Works over unauthorized use of packaging artwork from the client's flagship product.  The Federal Antimonopoly Service found OOO Ramenskoye Confectionery Works to be in breach of competition law in the RF confectionery market. The regulator's injunc...
 2353 12 February 2015 Intellectual Property
The dispute was over misuse of the bank's intellectual properties by one of the bank's competitors (microlender), and specifically elements of the house style as well as the trademark. The court granted all the claims of the Firm's client, finding the infringer in breach of competition law and ordering the corporate infringer to cease and desist from using the bank's house style eleme...
 2389 2 September 2014 Intellectual Property
11 June 2013 the Federal Arbitrazh (Commercial) Court of Volga Okrug upheld a Samara Oblast Commercial Court judgment that granted the claim of KIAP's client, a major Russian manufacturer, for recovery of a debt in the amount of some RUR 5,000,000 under a patent licensing contract. In defence of its refusal to pay royalties under the contract, the defendant claimed prior use. Courts of three...
 2266 13 June 2013 Intellectual Property