In the latest Expert Guide - Intellectual Property 2023 Papula-Nevinpat's European Trademark Lawyer Riikka Palmos provides some of the answers regarding managing IP rights in Russia and Ukraine.
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Over the past 12 months Papula-Nevinpat has received many questions on managing IP rights in Russia and Ukraine. Our expert on these countries, Trademark Lawyer Riikka Palmos, provided some of the answers in a recent webinar. This is a roundup of what she said.
Papula-Nevinpat's Riikka Palmos has written an article about the new IP landscape in Russia and Ukraine which was published in the latest edition of MUNDO ASIPI Magazine.
Read the article in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review (issue 4/2022) written by our European Trademark Attorney Riikka Palmos.
In the latest Expert Guide - Intellectual Property 2022 Papula-Nevinpat partner Satu Lehesranta takes the readers through the ins and outs of filing for patent term extensions in Russia.
An article about the new Eurasian design patent published in the latest issue of WIPR, written by our European design and European trademark attorney Irmeli Nokkanen and Eurasian patent attorney Mariya Beltyukova.
Papula-Nevinpat lawyers named in the 2022 Best Lawyers™ list: Alexandr Bilyk, Alexander Polikarpov and Marina Smirnova
Warm congratulations Alexandr, Alexander and Marina! We would also like to thank our clients and colleagues for all the work we have done together over the years.
The total number of trademark applications increased again in Russia in 2020. The number of trademark filings increased last year by more than 6,000 filings compared to 2019, with 93,926 applications in total.
Papula-Nevinpat's Heidi Mikkola, Jussi Mikkola, Markku Simmelvuo, Alexander Polikarpov and Marina Sokolova named as IP STARS 2021. Congratulations!
The last episode in our spring 2021 Russia-Eurasia IP webinar series covered pharmaceutical patenting in Russia. The article includes the main points you should know.
Patent Specialist Kristina Sorochkina strengthens Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team
Patent specialist Kristina Sorochkina has joined Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team on 1 April 2021. Warmly welcome!
WTR 1000 rankings for 2021 published: Papula-Nevinpat again in the top-tiers with Jussi Mikkola and Riikka Palmos recognized
Papula-Nevinpat’s trademark practice has again been recognized in the top-tier of the 2021 edition of World Trademark Review 1000.
Read to learn the most important things to know about trademarking in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Georgia.
The Russian Patent and Trademark Office will be closed for the New Year and Christmas Holiday from January 1, 2021 to January 10, 2021.
Information about possible exceptional arrangements at the patent offices in Finland, Russia and Eurasia due to coronavirus pandemic
Exceptional arrangement are in place at the following patent offices: Russia, EAPO, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
Registration of a trademark at the national customs registers is an efficient tool to fight counterfeiting. However, even though the introduction of the IP register of the Eurasian Customs Union is already established, the member states have so far failed to implement it in practice.
The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) and the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) have agreed to launch a joint Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Programme to enable work-sharing and accelerated treatment of patent applications at both offices.
Papula-Nevinpat’s European trademark attorney Jussi Mikkola was again recognized as a key contact at Papula-Nevinpat, and our European trademark attorney Riikka Palmos made her first debut in the 2020 Edition of World Trademark Review 1000.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemia, we want to inform all our clients and colleagues that Papula-Nevinpat continues to serve its clients as before.
Our European Trademark Attorney Riikka Palmos has written an article about trademark protection in Russia published in the Expert Guide Intellectual Property 2020.
Why is it so important to protect your brand also in Russia? Our Russia IP specialist Riikka Palmos explains in her blog why and provides you with a checklist that helps to do safely business in Russia.
You may have heard rumours about a new trademark protection system created in Eurasia. Read about the upcoming new system, what does it mean and who will benefit.
What will change and when in the legal services in Russia? Read about the new reform project in the latest issue of WIPR.
Also this year we are present at INTA 2019 in Boston and are arranging presentations on IP Trends in Russia and hosting a cocktail reception on Monday 20 May at the Revere Hotel Boston Common.
Papula-Nevinpat again recognized as one of Finland’s leading practises in the 2019 Edition of WTR 1000
In the survey taking place for the ninth year, Papula-Nevinpat was ranked in the Silver Category in the prosecution and strategy sector.
In Russia too, it is possible to dispute the validity of a granted patent. Read Erik Goussev's blog on the patent opposition proceedings in Russia.
The Patent Disputes Chamber which is a department of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) receives about 100 patent oppositions a year. Read more about the rules.
Parallel import has been thus far considered illegal, but a new wave of decisions started in 2017 when the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) issued a warning notice to Daimler AG, Renault, KYB Corporation and YD-Diagnostics.
Starting from 28 February 2018, Russian applicants can begin to use the Hague System to protect their industrial designs in the Contracting Parties to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement by filing an international design registration application to the WIPO.
The Asian Patent Lawyer's Annual 2018 has been published. Our patent attorney Erik Goussev has written an article about how to best protect IP rights in the Russia-Eurasia region.
Our trademark lawyer Annikki Hämäläinen writes in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review about the changes to the cancellation process for unused trademarks in Russia.
Further to our article of 4 April 2017 the expected changes to the cancellation process of unused trademarks in Russia have entered into force on 12 July 2017.
Our EU-trademark lawyer Riikka Palmos writes in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review about how to use the Customs Register of Intellectual Property Objects (CRIPO) to fight against counterfeits.
Russia has ratified the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs
At the moment we are not able to say when international design registration applications designating Russia can be filed for the first time. This depends on when Russia will deposit the instrument of accession to the WIPO. The accession will be effective after three months from it.
A more simplified process for cancelling unused trademarks in Russia is currently being considered by the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
European Patent Office (EPO) signed Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Memorandum of Understanding with Russian Patent Office, Rospatent
According to the Memorandum, pilot PPH-Mottainai and PCT-PPH bilateral programs between the EPO and Rospatent will begin during 2017. No further details have been made public yet.
In the Russian Federation and CIS countries, intellectual property (IP) rights have to be registered in order to be enforceable. The national Patent Offices grant patents, industrial designs and register trademarks. Generally, the requirements for registration are similar to those of Western jurisdictions. In certain countries, such as Russia, Belarus, and the Ukraine, it is […]
Protecting your trademark in Russia and other CIS countries You can protect your trademark in Russia through a national or an international application. National applications are filed in Russian with the Russian intellectual property office Rospatent by local registered trademark attorneys. The application must contain your name and address, the proposed trademark including a description […]
In a recent decision СИП-32/2015 the Presidium of the IP Court withheld earlier decisions of the IP Court and the Chamber of Patent Disputes to revoke Russian patent 2222332 in full due to lack of novelty.
Recent changes in the Russian legislation provide for a 30-day period for pre-trial settlement in IP infringement cases.
The Russian patent office operates better than its reputation, and it has not been politicized. The fledgling legislation has been systematically developed to correspond with internationally established practices.
The Law on Protection of Competition has been changed on 5 January 2016 so as to include new regulations on unfair competition in the field of intellectual property.
Article in the Expert Guide Intellectual Property 2016: IPR equally valuable in Russia as in other regions
Our patent attorney Erik Goussev has written an article in the Expert Guide Intellectual Property 2016 about IP & Russia
Aalto University study: Experiences in the exploitation of IPR in Russia and four Eurasian countries
The study commissioned by Papula-Nevinpat examines the experiences of Finnish companies in the exploitation of intellectual property rights
Erik Goussev, our patent attorney specializing in patent legislation and patenting processes in Russia and Eurasian countries
Mrs Riikka Palmos, our European Trademark Attorney and the Administrative Director, has 20 years of experience in trademarks in Finland and the Western countries
You could loosely compare acquiring intellectual property rights to trying to lose weight; it doesn’t really matter what you eat between Christmas and New Year, rather what you eat during the period from New Year to Christmas. In the same way, you could claim that protecting IP is not an end in itself. More important […]
Article in the World Intellectual Property Review: Changes to practice relating to patents and utility models
Major changes that cover almost all IP matters, will become effective in Russia as of October 1, 2014
Mr Teemu Lang, our Patent Attorney and Director of the Patent Department, has more than 12 years of experience in intellectual property matters.
The following changes in the Statute of Fees were approved in a meeting of the Administrative Council of the Eurasian Patent Organization
The official fees in Russia for patent, trademark and design applications will change as of 23 August 2012.
Mrs Riikka Palmos, our European Trademark Attorney and the Administrative Director, has more than fifteen years of experience
We are participating in the annual Technical Fair in St. Petersburg, Russia at Lenexpo Fairgrounds held in March 15 - 17, 2011.
Tästä päivästä lukien tavaramerkin haltija pystyy rekisteröimään domain-nimiä myös kyrillisin kirjaimin.
The European Patent Office and The Federal Service for Intellectual Property on November 17th launched a joint project
New Frequently Asked Questions brochures on Russian trade mark & design as well as Community Trade Mark & Registered Community Design have been published.
Hedman Partners Attorneys Ltd and Papula-Nevinpat is organizing a seminar on the subject "IPRs in Russia
Our experts, Dr. Teemu Lang (Helsinki) and Dr. Dmitri Popov (St. Petersburg), have studied patenting in the field of nanotechnology in Russia