Company News

20 November 2020
COVID-19 Update
The Chamber for Patent Disputes postpones hearings falling on the week of November 23-27.
Sojuzpatent lawyers successfully defended the interests of Hasbro Inc. (USA) against an importer of counterfeit toys.
Sojuzpatent successfully defended the brand MWAVE owned by CJ Group (Korea) before the Court for Intellectual Property Rights.
The IP Court affirmed Rospatent’s decision to dismiss invalidity claims brought against the Russian patent № 2275368, which protects Sucampo’s registered medication.
RUB 1,200,000 awarded as compensation in favor of our client – Rixos Hospitality B.V. (the Netherlands); the opponent’s infringing designation is banned from use across the board.
The Octyabrskiy District Court in Penza took a decision aimed at confiscating and destroying a consignment of shoes with counterfeit Vibram outsoles.
The IP Court upheld an earlier Rospatent decision rejecting invalidity claims against the Russian patent № 2278666.
Sojuzpatent’s attorneys successfully represented Honeywell UOP (USA) in an action brought before the Eurasian Patent Office against the client's Eurasian patent № 032889.
The Ninth Arbitration Court upheld an earlier decision of the Moscow Arbitration Court taken in favor of Cavendish & Harvey in a dispute with the Federal Antimonopoly Service.
The Primorsky Region Arbitration Court took a decision against an importer of My Little Pony counterfeit toys.
The Administrative Panel of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center ruled in favor of our client Calzedonia S.p.A. (Italy).
The Kaliningrad Region Arbitration Court took a decision against an importer of counterfeit toys similar to famous Transformers heroes.
In 2020, Sojuzpatent was ranked by IAM Patent 1000 as a “highly recommended” firm in patent prosecution.
The Moscow Arbitration Court upheld the petition by Sojuzpatent’s client Cavendish & Harvey (Germany) and revoked the Federal Antimonopoly Service’s decision.
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine in its 2020 IP STARS guide placed Sojuzpatent on the first place (Tier I) in the list of Russian IP law firms providing patent prosecution services.
Nine Sojuzpatent’s patent/trademark attorneys and litigation lawyers are included in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Russia.
The Intellectual Property Court ruled to cancel a trademark registration in a proceeding initiated in the interests of Jayjun Cosmetic Co. (Korea).
Sojuzpatent lawyers successfully represented Hasbro Inc. (USA) against an importer of counterfeit goods at the Vladivostok Customs and the Primorskiy Region Arbitration Court.
The Life Sciences Lawyer Magazine published an article entitled "Patenting Antibodies in Russia" authored by Maria Kuptsova and Tatiana Badaeva.
Patent and trademark filings: Sojuzpatent has been ranked again on the top tier by Chambers and Partners.