Our Helsinki Head Office closed for Easter weekend 25 – 28 March 2016

23.3.2016

Kindly note that our Helsinki head office will be closed for the Easter weekend from Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March and will be fully operational again on Tuesday 29 March.

In case of any urgent new filing to one of our Eurasian countries (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan or Uzbekistan) during this time, you can contact Mr Teemu Lang, Director, Patent Department, on +358 40 576 3796 or by email: teemu.lang@papula-nevinpat.com.

News

Our article in WIPR: Russia jurisdiction report – The rules on patent opposition

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.

Startup, remember to involve an IP expert already in the product development phase – Case Kelosound

Protecting your ideas should start already in the product development phase. Read the story of our customer Kirsi Ihalainen, CEO of Kelosound Oy, who created a product of naturally dried wood that plays different sounds.

Changes to Kazakhstan’s IP legislation

We have listed the six major changes that came into force on 3 July 2018. The objective of the amendments is to modernize the existing legislation, and to simplify the trademark registration process.

Article in WIPR: Common procedures for IP disputes

The IP rights environment has become very internationally-focused lately. IP owners have many opportunities to protect their IP rights globally, but enforcement of IP rights is still mainly based on national requirements and processes with country specifics and peculiarities. This is also the case in Russia.