November 12, 2010 Moscow Arbitration Court took a Decision in favor of Sojuzpatent’s clients CJSC “Ferrero Russia” and company Ferrero S.p.A. By the said Decision the Court rejected to satisfy the application of CJSC “KONTI-RUS” to invalidate the decision of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). By the said decision FAS recognized actions of CJSC “KONTI-RUS” as violating the antimonopoly legislation on the Russian commodity market of soft candies frosted by chocolate which expressed in the introduction into civil turnover on the territory of the Russian Federation of chocolates “amour ESFERO Crema» with the use of packaging confusingly similar to the extensional trademarks under international registrations No No 783646, 783985, and to the graphic trademark under the international registration No 799465, owned by Ferrero S.p.A. The Court also refused to stop proceedings on violation of antimonopoly legislation against CJSC “KONTI-Russia” in connection with voluntary termination of violations of antimonopoly legislation.

12 November 2010