April 05, 2011 the Appeal Arbitration Court for Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (Japan) (Plaintiff) and affirmed the Decision of the Moscow Arbitration Court as of January 13, 2011 according to which the claims of SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION are fully satisfied and the Defendant (Ltd. “Iks-Technology”) is obliged to pay to the Plaintiff compensation in the amount of 1 000 000,00 rubles for the violation of the exclusive rights for the trademark “EPSON” (registration certificate No 162594) and to stop the violation of the Plaintiff’s exclusive rights, and the packages of goods marked by the designation “EPSON” should be withdrawn from the Defendant and destroyed at the expense thereof.

05 April 2011