Russia: New Administrative Rules for Well-Known Trademarks

Nov 27 2015 - 12:33

On October 13, 2015, new administrative rules on declaring trademarks well known entered into force in Russia.

The main change concerns the prescribed time limit for the Rospatent to determine whether a trademark is well known. While there used to be no time limit, under the new rules, this term is maximum 10 months from the date of application for recognition of a well-known mark through administrative proceedings.

By: Tatyana Kulikova

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