The Russian monthly magazine "Law and Defense" (No.01 of 2010) has published an article written by OLga Lupenko, the partner of Ivanov, Makarov and Partners. The article, titled “Several peculiarities of transferring know-how”, explains main issues of know-how transferring agreements in the light of the Russian law. The article focuses on practical aspects of application of the law while drafting know-how transferring agreements and while further performing contractual obligations by the parties thereto.
The Arbitration court of Moscow granted a huge monetary compensation - $300,000 - to the owner of the FORBES trademark in the suit against the cybersquatter who registered the domain name forbes.ru. It is a highest compensation in the recent Russian court practice of domain name disputes. The plaintiff was represented by Mr. Alexey Ivanov of “Ivanov, Makarov & Partners”. You can read more on this topic in the Moscow Times newspaper.
Our firm has started publishing short newsletters about the development of Russian IP laws and practice. All newsletters will be published in two languages, Russian and English, and available for free download from our website in PDF format. Those who are interested in receiving our newsletters on a regular basis without checking our website may subscribe to the mailing list by filing in a simple form. Read the first newsletter.
Mr. Dmitry Makarov, the partner of the law firm “Ivanov, Makarov & Partners”, took part in the annual conference “Problems of legal protection and efficient use of intellectual property in innovative business activities” organized by the Ministry of Economical Development of the Kaluzhskaya oblast of the Russian Federation. Mr. Makarov delivered a topic on peculiarities of transfer of intellectual property rights. The conference was attended by the representatives of the local business and educational institutions. Extract from Mr. Makarov’s presentation (in Russian).
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