Read an article about licence agreements in Russia written by our trademark attorney Annikki Hämäläinen and patent attorney Erik Viik in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review (March 2021).
Papula-Nevinpat in WIPR: Customs registration of a trademark in Eurasia and Russia — pros and cons
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.
Therefore, trademarks still have to be separately registered in all national customs registers of the Eurasian Customs Union member states, including Russia.
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Our trademark attorney Annikki Hämäläinen has written the Russia chapter in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Trade Marks 2019. Here you will find a broad overview of common issues in the trademark law and regulations in Russia. You can read the Russia chapter here.