Company News - page 18

Sojuzpatent has been providing services for domain names registration in .RU zone. From April 2004 we are begining cooperation with Ladas Domains LLC, the official registrar of ICANN, in the sphere of protection our clients’ IP rights related to domain names. Our policy is based on the principle that domain names should be treated in the same thorough way as trademarks and patents.
A seminar organized under the auspices of the Association of the Russian Patent Attorneys took place on April 14, 2004. Sojuzpatent's patent attorneys participated in the seminar.
A new book "The legal regulation of protection against unfair competition" has been published. The author - Adviser of the Russian Federation of the I class, Sojuzpatent's Legal Councellor Dr. Leonid E. Goukasian - has authored more than 75 scientific publications, including 14 in the field of protection against unfair competition and intellectual property protection.
A seminar organized under the auspices of the Association of the Russian Patent Attorneys concerning the Higher Arbitration Court Practice in IP litigation cases took place on March 17, 2004. Sojuzpatent's Specialists – trademark attorneys O. Chernikova, A. Sinitzyna and litigation counsel T. Ekhlas have participated in the seminar.
On February 19, 2004, Sojuzpatent's patent attorney Alexander Isaev participated as a panelist in the seminar organized by the Moscow association of Entrepreneurs in the President hotel (Moscow).
On February 18, 2004 Sojuzpatent's patent attorneys participated in a conference organized by the Association of the Russian Patent Attorneys.
We are glad to announce that Mrs. Tatiana V. Ekhlas has joined our firm as a Senior Counsel of the Legal Department on February 2, 2014. Prior to joining Sojuzpatent, Mrs. Ekhlas worked as Head of Department of Legal Support with the Chamber for Patent Disputes.
Specialists and lawyers of Sojuzpatent have published a number of articles in the following journals last year: "Review of practice and Tendency of licensing in the USA" in N4 of Intellectual Property Exchange; "About the activity of the European Patent Office in 2002" in N 9, and "About the changes in the Patent Legislation of Ukraine" in N 8 of Inventioning; "The new order of protection of industrial designs in EU countries" in N 6 of Patents and Licenses; "Amendments to the Model Custom Law of the World Customs Organisation - border measures against smuggling of the counterfeit goods” in N 4 of Intellectual Property Exchange.
By a decision of the Russian Patent Office, five more specialists of Sojuzpatent have been registered as patent attorneys. The total amount of Sojuzpatent's patent attorneys nowadays is 30.
Under the results of the VI Moscow International Salon of industrial property "Archimedes" Sojuzpatent was awarded with the Diploma "For active participation in the organization and realization of the Salon", and the Managing Partner Svetlana B.Felitsyna - with the Diploma "Of Respect and Gratitude".
A seminar "The role of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the support of innovation activity and promotion of high technologies" organized by the Nizhny Novgorod region Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been held In Nizhny Novgorod. Commercial director of "LicenTech", Sojuzpatent's daughter company, Vladimir I. Luchinsky has taken part in the seminar.
The Managing Partner of Sojuzpatent Svetlana B.Felitsyna was awarded with a Medal of the Russian Patent Office "For the large contribution to development of theory and practice of the intellectual property legal protection".
On April 21, Sojuzpatent's representatives took part in the program "Date" dedicated to the anniversary of the outstanding Russian inventor Kulibin in a direct air of the TVC channel. In the program the main directions of Sojuzpatent’s activity were named, the actual problems of a legal protection and commercialization of the inventions in the Russian Federation were briefly reviewed, and also the answers for questions of spectators from different regions of our country were given.
The book by Sojuzpatent's patent attorney Alexander P. Agureev “Features and problems of patenting medical purpose inventions nowadays” has been published.
From March 18 till March 21, 2003, in the Exhibition Center "Sokolniki" (Moscow), the VI Moscow International Salon of Industrial Property “Archimedes - 2003“ was held. Sojuzpatent was one of the organizers of the Salon.
On April 14, 2003, a number of important regulations come into force.
On December 27, 2002, the Federal Law from 11.12.2002 № 166-FZ "Amendments to the Law of the Russian Federation" On trademarks, service marks and appellations of origin of goods" came into force.
On July 23, 2002, the President of the Russian CCI Mr. Primakov held a meeting with the personnel of Sojuzpatent. At the agenda of the meeting there were problems of the Intellectual Property rights protection and the place taken by Sojuzpatent at the legal patent market.
On June 25, 2002, at the extra general meeting of Sojuzpatent shareholders Mrs. Svetlana B. Felitsyna, former First deputy Managing Director, was elected the Managing Partner of Sojuzpatent.
On April 17, 2001, Sojuzpatent together with Kuzbass Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized in Kemerovo a seminar dedicated to problems of “Protection of intellectual property rights’ proprietors on trademarks, domain names in Internet, know-how, trade secrets”.