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IP Webinar Series – Part 3: Trademarks in Russia, Moldova, Ukraine & Uzbekistan

11.2.2021 – 4.30 pm EET

Come and join us for a live IP webinar and learn about top things you should know about trademarks in Russia, Moldova, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. The webinar will be held by our European Trademark Attorney Riikka Palmos on 11 February 2021 at 4.30 pm EET. The webinar is free of charge and all registrants will receive a link to the recording after the webinar.

In this webinar you will hear specifics about trademarks in Russia, Moldova, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. We will cover the current legislation landscape with many practical case examples. You can also suggest topics that we should cover in this webinar.


  • Particularly companies operating in or considering entry into these markets
  • Companies filing in this region
  • Patent agencies that represent clients filing in these countries

You’ll find out

  • Specifics of the trademark environment
  • Good to know tips
  • Useful and practical trademark case examples


Riikka Palmos
Director (Trademark Department), European Trademark Attorney

Riikka Palmos

Director (Trademark Department), European Trademark Attorney

Riikka Palmos has been working as a trademark lawyer at Papula-Nevinpat since 1995. She is also a senior partner in the company and the director of our Trademark Department.

Before Papula-Nevinpat, Riikka worked at Unilever Finland as an assistant IPR attorney.

Riikka has 25 years of experience in trademarks in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union, including changes in the trademark legislation and practices, licensing and assignment of trademarks, protection of well-known trademarks, registration of domain names, registration processes as well as infringement and litigation issues in the Russian Patent Office and Courts. Riikka also has experience in Finnish and EU trademark processes, and she handles cases relating to international trademarks. In addition, she is the head of Papula-Nevinpat’s Legal Team in Russia.

Riikka’s expert articles have been published in a number of major publications of the field (such as World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR), Expert Guide Intellectual Property 2020, Trade Mark Yearbook, IP at the Boarder, Litigation and Enforcement Focus, Managing Intellectual Property, IP Strategy Yearbook, Getting the Deal Through Trademarks 2007).

Riikka is also a popular speaker in Finnish and international conferences and seminars, as exemplified by the presentations held for the Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce – “Protecting brands in Russia”, Talentum Lakikoulutus –“ Do you use your trademark correctly in Russia?”, IPR Nordic Forum – ”How to avoid infringing in Russia and the CIS countries?”, IPR University Center – “Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, and by a number of other presentations in seminars and training events.

Riikka was a member of the Enforcement Committee during the years 2014-2015 and the Trademark Office Practices Committee for the 2018-2019 term at INTA (International Trademark Association). She was also ranked in the 2020 edition of WTR1000 – the world’s leading trademark practitioners.


Marika Kojo, Communications Manager, Papula-Nevinpat
Trademarks in Russia, Moldova, Ukraine & Uzbekistan
Riikka Palmos, European Trademark Attorney, Papula-Nevinpat
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