Court for Intellectual Property Rights Rules in Favor of Sojuzpatent’s Client – DAF Trucks N.V. (Netherlands)

23 July 2014

The Court for Intellectual Property Rights ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client - DAF Trucks N.V. (Netherlands) in a trademark infringement case with regard to the international registration No. 448007 «DAF». The court annulled the Ruling of the Tenth  Arbitration Appeal Court and the Decision of the Arbitration Court of Moscow Region according to which the said courts of the first and second instances rejected the claims of DAF Trucks N.V. to forbid LLC "SIAZ" and LLC “Vector Trans Baltica”  to produce and otherwise enter into civil turnover cars marked by trademark «DAF» under the international registration No. 448007 and collected from LLC "Vector Trans Baltica" in favor of DAF Trucks N.V. compensation for the infringement of the exclusive rights for the trademark in the amount of 500 000 (five hundred thousand) rubles. Court on Intellectual Property Rights returned the case for retrial.