International Lawyers Network (JD Supra Russia)

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  • Establishing A Business Entity In Russia (Updated)

    Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of size, having a vast territory of 17.1 million square kilometers. It shares borders with many European and Asian countries such as Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belorussia, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, and Mongolia (plus sea borders with the United States and Japan). Its population in the beginning of

  • Buying and Selling Real Estate in Russia (Updated)

    KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER RUSSIAN LAW - I. Types of real estate - • land plots; • buildings, facilities, and other objects closely connected with land (i.e. objects that cannot be removed without detriment to their designation); • constructions or developments under construction; • objects qualified as real estate by operation of law (registrable aircraft, ships, inland-wate

  • The Eurasian Patent Office has launched the Pharmaceutical Register

    Since 1 March 2021, the Pharmaceutical Register of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) is available on the official website of the Eurasian Patent Office. The Register contains information on Eurasian patents protecting active substances of drugs. The EAPO specifically indicates that the Pharmaceutical Register shall relate to the patents protecting pharmacologically active products (chem

  • Recent changes in personal data regulation in Russia

    Personal data (PD) protection is becoming the main topic of the recent days, so the Russian legislation in this sphere changes rapidly. The article represents an overview of updates on personal data regulation for the 3rd quarter of 2020. ATTEMPTS TO COUNTER THE CONSUMERS’ PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION - Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights has developed amendments to the Law of 07.02.1992

  • Patent Disputes in Life Sciences

    Having vast expertise in providing legal protection to large Russian and international pharmaceuticals and healthcare companies, Lidings has put together a Legal Digest highlighting the most notable patents disputes in Life Sciences... Please see full Digest below for more information.

  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Rehabilitation Proceedings in Russia (Updated)

    KEY FACTS OF BANKRUPTCY, INSOLVENCY & REHABILITATION PROCEEDINGS UNDER RUSSIAN LAW - The main piece of the legislation that regulates the activities of parties in insolvency proceedings in the Russian Federation is the Federal Law dated October 26, 2002 No. 127-FZ titled On Insolvency (Bankruptcy) (referred to here as the Insolvency Law). Bankruptcy procedures are considered by the state...

  • Recent Updates In Personal Data Regulation In Russia

    THE SUPREME COURT CONFIRMED THAT RUSSIAN USERS MAY FILE A LAWSUIT AGAINST AN AMERICAN SOCIAL NETWORK TO A RUSSIAN COURT - The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation reviewed a case initiated by a number of Internet users against the American social network Facebook Inc. The Russian users filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc. based on the Terms of Service violations....

  • Compulsory Licensing in Russia in the view of COVID-19

    Nowadays the sphere of healthcare is becoming one of the mostly discussed because of a mass spread of the coronavirus pandemic (also COVID-19). Confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world have passed more than a 2.4 million. As the disease is continuing to surge the World Health Organization is warning that there are no specific vaccines or treatments for COVID-19 as for today. However, there...

  • Facebook and Twitter fined for violation of requirements for the personal data localization

    At the end of 2019, Federal Law No. 405-FZ1 entered into force. This act has significantly increased administrative liability for violations of the requirements on the localization of databases containing personal data of Russian nationals....

  • News Highlights: IP&IT Novelties In Russia Of 2019

    THE GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS AS THE NEW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ITEM - According to the Federal Law “On the Introduction of Amendments to Part Four of the Civil code of the Russian Federation” that shall come into force on the 27th of June 2020, a new civil law institute – the geographical indication is appearing in the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (herein after – the Civil Code).

  • A New Mechanism For Protecting Fashion Companies In Russia

    At the end of June a mechanism providing for temporary protection of industrial designs was introduced into the Russian legal system. In short it requires somebody who uses an industrial design during the period of its patenting to pay compensation to the future holder of the patent.  Previously, this type of protection was available only for inventions – although it is still not available for...

  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Rehabilitation Proceedings In Russia

    KEY FACTS OF BANKRUPTCY, INSOLVENCY & REHABILITATION PROCEEDINGS UNDER RUSSIAN LAW - The main piece of legislation that regulates the activities of parties in insolvency proceedings in the Russian Federation is the Federal Law dated October 26, 2002 N 127-?? titled On Insolvency (Bankruptcy) (referred to here as the Insolvency Law). A right to petition a court to declare

  • Information on Filed Applications for Registration of Drugs has Become Publicly Available in Russia

    Under the Federal Law “On drugs circulation” (Law), information on state registration of drugs in Russia shall be publicly available. Pursuant to Art. 37(1) of the Law, MoH-s obligation is to disclose information regarding all filed applications for drug registration on its official website.

  • Establishing A Business Entity In Russia

    Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of size, having a vast territory of 17.1 million square kilometers. It shares borders with many European and Asian countries such as Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belorussia, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, and Mongolia (plus sea borders with the United States and Japan). Its population in the beginning of

  • Rospatent gives the green light to foreign applicants from 11 states

    As outlined in art. 1247 of the Russian Civil Code, any applicant may choose one of the options how to be represented before Rospatent: - directly, or - by a Russian patent attorney, or - by another representative (e.g., attorney-at-law)...

  • Buying and Selling Real Estate in Russia

    KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER RUSSIAN LAW - I. Types of real estate - • land plots; • buildings, facilities, and other objects closely connected with land (i.e. objects that cannot be removed without detriment to their designation); • constructions or developments under construction; • objects qualified as real estate by operation of law (registra

  • TOP-10 IP Disputes in 2018

    CATEGORY: Trademarks - CASE: Sony vs. PAG - DETAILS: Resolution of the Constitutional Court No. 8-P dated 13 February 2018 - SUMMARY: Unlike the counterfeit, the original (grey) product cannot be destroyed under the court judgment (unless it endangers human health, the environment or cultural heritage) and it is impossible to recover a large compensation

  • Moscow Region Commercial Court rendered a precedent decision in an originator-generic dispute

    On September 27, 2017, the Moscow Region Commercial Court published a significant decision in a patent dispute between Novartis AG, Swiss originator, and Nativa LLC, Russian generic producer (case No. A41-85807/2016). Under the auspices of the case, Novartis AG filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nativa LLC claiming that its active patent on «Tyrosine kinase inhibitors» (No. 234

  • Russian Supreme Court recognized that non-profit organizations are eligible to protect name

    On July 11, 2017 the Civil Disputes Judicial Board of Russian Supreme Court published a long-awaited Ruling in case No. 53-KG17-12. Under the merits of the case, in 2016 the charity fund for helping children with oncohematological and other serious diseases “Podari Jizn” (CF “Podari Jizn”) filed a lawsuit against a copycat, non-profit charity fund «Podari Jizn» (NP CF “Podari Jizn”),...

  • Amendments to the pre-trial procedure for IP disputes

    On June 1, 2016, the mandatory pre-trial procedure came into force. On May 26, 2017 the State Duma approved in the second reading amendments to the current pre-trial procedure. Under the amendments, the pre-trial procedure extends only to the monetary disputes. The amendments (art. 1252 of the Russian Civil Code) also directly prescribe that the pre-trial procedure doesn`t apply to...

  • Russia accession to the Protocol amending the Agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights

    In its meeting of April 27, 2017, the Russian Government has approved the Bill “On approval of the Protocol amending the Agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights” proposed by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Russian Ministry of economic development and trade, and endorsed its further introduction to the State Duma1. The WTO Protocol amending the

  • IP Court has clarified that the use of a “plot generating object” in a movie may constitute copyright infringement

    In mid-February, the Russian Intellectual Property Court issued an interesting decision, in which it indicated when filmmakers have to obtain a copyright owner’s consent for use of a movie prop. Under the auspices of the case, Pan Press Publisher filed a lawsuit against Ren-TV TV Channel and AN-film Production Company claiming that its book cover design was illegally used in an episode

  • Russian Law Review

    In This Issue: A double tax treaty was entered into between Russia and Latvia; From 1 January 2012 a particular set of medical devices and products should be available in first-aid kits for the purposes of first-aid treatment of employees; Amendments aimed at the improvement of the mechanism of migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons were introduced...

  • Russian Law Review - *April - June 2010 By Maxima Consulting and Law

    In This Issue: *The right to receive compensation for infringement of the right to judicial proceeding in reasonable time or right to judicial act execution in reasonable time. *The list of entrepreneurial activity which can be started by using the notification requirement exceeded. *The range of inspections to be conducted only on approval by prosecution authorities has...

  • Changes in Federal Law “On Limited Liability Companies” – amendments to the by-laws of all Russian companies required

    This article was contributed by ILN member Lidings Law Firm. On December 30, 2008 several important changes were introduced into the Federal Law “On limited liability companies” which comes into force starting from July 1, 2009. The importance of these changes is caused by the necessity of amending the by-laws of all existing limited companies to make them compliant with the new Law....

  • “Changes in Federal Law “On Limited Liability Companies”” - Update

    This article was contributed by ILN member Lidings Law Firm. Deadline for reregistering articles of association of limited liability companies until the end of current year set panic among general directors and massive lines to the tax authorities. Although the Federal Tax Service has already issued a letter in which it confirmed that failure to reregister foundation documents until...

  • Shareholders Agreements in Russian Joint-Stock Companies

    This article was contributed by ILN member Lidings Law Firm. Emergence of shareholders agreements in Russian business The possibility to conclude shareholders agreements in joint stock companies emerged after enactment of the Federal statute, dated June 3, 2009 No. 115-FZ. The Statute amended another Federal statute: «On Joint-stock Companies» with article 32.1 that...

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