Trademark World Magazine
Transfer in Russia
Vironika Pilyugina of Lovells CIS reviews the transfer of trademark rights in the Russian Federation
The introduction of the new trademark regulations in part IV of the Civil Code of Russian Federation in January 2008 has led
to the development, by the Russian Patent and Trademark Office (Rospatent), of further clarifications in relation to trademark
assignment agreements. The Russian courts have simultaneously reflected these developments in recent decisions. This article
reviews the issues to be kept in mind by trademark owners.