July 23, 2006 the Decision of the Chamber for Patent Disputes in favor of the client of SOJUZPATENT on the international registration 756721 for the trademark “PRAKTIKER” entered into the legal force. The Decision of the Chamber for Patent Disputes overruled previous negative decision of the examination issued by the Federal Institute for Industrial Property

11 August 2006
rejecting the grant of protection for the above international registration on the territory of the Russian Federation. The trademark attorneys of SOJUZPATENT were success in proving the lack of confusing similarity between the designation “PRAKTIKER” and previously registered Russian trademarks “PRACRIC” and “PRAKTIK” (in Cyrillic letters).