Moscow Arbitration Court Upholds Akzo Nobel Trademark

13 August 2010

On August 13, 2010, the Moscow Arbitration Court ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent's client “Akzo Nobel Chemicals B.V.” (Netherlands) and invalidated a decision of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks (Rospatent), according to which the legal protection of the international trademark 735647 “Rexolin” had been prematurely stopped in the territory of the Russian Federation due to its nonuse.