Court for Intellectual Property Rights Rules in Favor of Sojuzpatent’s Client - Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. (USA)

11 February 2014

Court for Intellectual Property Rights ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client - Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.  (USA) in a dispute on early termination of legal protection of combined Russian trademark with the verbal element «ASHLEY» No. 400542 regarding goods of class 20 of the Nice Classification indicated in the trademark due to its non-use. Court prematurely terminated legal protection of the Russian trademark No. 400542 in respect of goods of class 20 of the Nice Classification indicated in the trademark namely: setting furniture; eaves for curtains; rails for curtains.