Russin & Vecchi advises clients on various aspects of Russian intellectual property (IP) law. The firm’s trademark attorneys handle trademark clearance, registration, prosecution and enforcement, licensing and assignment of rights, domain name registration and dispute resolution, copyright and trademark counselling, infringement matters, opposition and cancellation proceedings.
The IP matters routinely handled by the firm’s trademark attorneys include:
representing trademark holders before the Russian PTO (Rospatent) through conducting trademark availability searches, handling trademark filings and prosecution and overcoming refusal actions as well as renewing trademark registrations and entering amendments to them;
representing clients in various trademark matters in the Chamber of Patent Disputes of the Russian PTO;
assisting non-Russian trademark holders in overcoming Russian PTO refusals to grant protection to international trademarks filed under the Madrid System;
developing license and assignment of rights agreements, as well as commercial concession contracts (franchising agreements), and registering them with the Russian PTO;
representing clients in Internet domain disputes in Russia.