Appeal Arbitration Court Rules in Favor of Sojuzpatent’s Client SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (Japan)

05 April 2011

On 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 of January 13, 2011 according to which the claims of SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION are fully satisfied and the Defendant (“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). The Court ordered to stop violation of the Plaintiff’s exclusive rights. Packages of goods marked  by the designation “EPSON” should be withdrawn from the Defendant and destroyed at the Defendant's expense.