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.
Papula-Nevinpat has already for many years been providing full legal services in Russia in addition to our IP services including patent, utility model, trademark and design rights protection.
“Papula-Nevinpat’s legal services can be divided into three stages,” says Ms Riikka Palmos, Head of Legal Team Russia and Director of Trademark Department at Papula-Nevinpat.
“To be successful in IP enforcement in Russia, deep knowledge and experience is needed”, continues Riikka Palmos.
In the first stage, before filing a legal action, we provide various investigations and clarifications, specifically tailored for each case. Further, we draft and send cease and desist or warning letters to third parties and responses to such communications.
The second stage typically consists of preparing and filing legal actions and taking care of the proceedings, including hearings held by the local authorities.
Post-litigation is the third stage which may include enforcing the decision (e.g. legal costs) and/or monitoring whether the counterparty fulfills its obligations.
Our Legal Team Russia provides the following services:
The members of Legal Team Russia are based in Helsinki, St. Petersburg and Moscow.
The following attorneys and specialists are involved:
Our latest article about national customs registrations for trademarks in Russia, written by our trademark lawyer Annikki Hämäläinen, was recently published in World Intellectual Property Review. The article gives insights into the challenges and aspects that trademark owners should understand in order to prevent trademark violations and illegal sales in the best possible way.
We would be delighted to help you in all IP legal issues in Russia. For any questions, please contact Riikka Palmos.
“Papula-Nevinpat always produces phenomenal work and is one of the best patent attorney firms to cooperate with.”
The Russian patent litigation system is bifurcated: patent infringement cases are heard by courts, while patent invalidity actions are filed with an administrative body of the Russian Patent Office called the Chamber of Patent Disputes.
Papula-Nevinpat is very pleased to announce that Alexander Polikarpov, Eurasian Patent Attorney, and Marina Smirnova, Patent and Trademark Attorney, have been included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in Russia under Intellectual Property Law.