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Trademark Protection in Russia - FAQs
Do foreign applicants need a Russian trademark attorney?
Is it possible to fast-track trademark registration in Russia?
Can a single color be registered in Russia as a trademark?
Can a light be registered as a trademark in Russia?
What are the usual reasons for a trademark registration refusal in Russia?
In what way does a trademark differs from a trade name, a logo, or a brand? What does registration result in – a trademark, a logo, or a brand?
Can importers bring to Russia products made in foreign countries and marked with that product manufacturer’s trademark registered in Russia, without consent of the manufacturer for the import?
What compensation can a trademark owner claim from the infringer for the breach of intellectual property rights?
What kind of documents evidencing use of the trademark can the trademark owner present to the court?
Is sending a warning letter obligatory for initiating a non-use cancellation action against a Russian trademark?
Should I send a warning letter before filing a trademark infringement lawsuit in Russia?
Is forum shopping available in patent/trademark litigation in Russia?
If my Russian trademark is illegally used in a domain name, do I have recourse to UDRP procedures in order to transfer the disputed domain name without litigation?