Sojuzpatent is the oldest leading law firm providing services in the field of IP protection in Russia and other countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Sojuzpatent's team of over 160 qualified specialists includes 50 registered Russian and Eurasian patent and trademark attorneys and litigation lawyers. Between them, they offer inclusive and highly practical expertise in all disciplines of science and technology.
Our clients represent about 90 countries from around the world.

News

May 24 2017

Federal Service for Intellectual Property took a Decision in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client in an Eurasian patent invalidation case on the territory of the Russian Federation.  

May 3 2017

The Court for Intellectual Property Rights approved an Amicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – SIMONSWERK GmbH (Germany) in a trademark non-use cancelation case.

Apr 28 2017

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation refused to transfer the cassation appeal of the offender to the Judicial Board for Economic Disputes, thereby supporting the position of Sojuzpatent’s client - Renault S.A.S. (France)

Apr 25 2017

The Court for Intellectual Property Rights approved anAmicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – Vita International Limited (Great Britain) in a trademark non-use cancelation case.  

Apr 11 2017

The Court for Intellectual Property Rights approved an Amicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – SIMONSWERK GmbH (Germany) in a trademark non-use cancelation case. 

Mar 13 2017

The Moscow Arbitration Court approved an Amicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – SNIPS S.r.l. (Italy) in a copyright protection case. 

Dec 14 2016

The Moscow Arbitration Court ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client FERRERO S.p.A. (Italy) in a trademark infringement case. 

Nov 29 2016

On November 28, 2016, the Presidium of the IP Court canceled the decision of the first instance in the case SIP-70/2016 and sent the case back for a new trial by a different panel of judges. The Presidium agreed with the arguments of Golden Lady Company S.p.A that the conclusions of the court of the first instance contradicted to the facts and case materials and that additional evidence, provided by the parties after administrative procedure, should be also taken into consideration by court. Also, the Presidium stated, that a Power of Attorney should clearly indicate the date when it is signed, and if a Notary just acknowledges the authentic signature, but does not confirm that this signature was put in his presence, the date of notarial certification cannot be the date of PoA. A PoA without a date is void. A power of attorney, having two different dates on it should be also considered void.

Nov 26 2016

Patent and trademark attorneys of Sojuzpatent LLC took part in the XXII Annual Conference of Patent and Trademark Attorneys “Modern practices of patent and trademark attorneys”, that took place this year in a historical place of Pushkin town, near St. Petersburg, from 22nd to 26th of November 2016. Our colleagues made reports before the conference on actual problems of patent and trademark law and took part in a Mock Trial, judged by the Federal Judge of the Economical Court of St. Petersburg and Leningradskaya Region, Her Honor Maria V. Trokhova. 

Nov 25 2016

On November 25, 2016, the Arbitration Court of Moscow City satisfied Ferrero's claims to an importer and a distributor of sugar candies "Tiki-Taki" (in Cyrillic) sold in packaging similar to the packages of the famous Tic Tac and prohibited import, advertisement, offering for sale, selling and exhibiting of the referred products.

Oct 21 2016

The Arbitration Court of Moscow ruled in favour of Soremartec S.A., the client of Sojuzpatent, prohibiting manufacturing and sale and ordering to destroy “Raffaello” imitation. 

Oct 21 2016

In a dispute initiated by Ferrero S.p.A., client of Sojuzpatent LLC, about infringement of “SURPRISE” trademark by placing it onto chocolate eggs the defendant agreed with the claims in full and therefore should stop using such packagings as well as destroy those already manufactured.   

Oct 17 2016

Federal Service for Intellectual Property took a Decision in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – BIOCAD (Russia) in a patent invalidation case. 

Sep 29 2016

The Court For Intellectual Property Rights confirmed the position of Rospatent in the case ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client, major Russian retailer of fine arts products and accessories, that amendment to the claims should not be suggested to a utility model owner, if all the dependent claims are also not novel. 

Sep 29 2016

Federal Service for Intellectual Property took a Decision in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – BIOCAD (Russia) in a Eurasian patent invalidation case. 

Sep 29 2016

Federal Service for Intellectual Property took a Decision in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – BIOCAD (Russia) in Eurasian patent invalidation case. 

Sep 22 2016

Rospatent agreed with Sojuzpatent representing a trademark owner that international registrations in the name of an individual – Swiss citizen are subject to protection in Russia, provided that the status of individual entrepreneur is not required by Swiss law. 

Sep 16 2016

The AIPPI World Congress 2016 in Milan this year ended up in adopting more resolutions than usual. Alexey Zalesov and Irina Ozolina from Sojuzpatent took part in the Congress as representatives of the Russian National Group AIPPI.

May 20 2016

Federal Service for Intellectual Property took a Decision in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – REALD (USA) in a Russian patent invalidation case.

May 13 2016

The Arbitration Court of the Kaluga Region decided in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – Open Joint Stock Company  “Obninskiy Kolbasniy Zavod” in a case on challenging the decision of the Federal Antimonopoly Service.

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