28.04.2015

P a r a l l e l   i m p o r t   r e m e d i e s :   R u s s i a    
a n d   K a z a k h s t a n  

The issue of 'parallel import', i.e. importation and(or) sale in any country of original trademarked goods, which were not put by the exclusive right holder into civil circulation in this country, and remedies applicable by the rightholders, directly relates to the key aspects of regulation of trademark rights such as:

  • 'right exhaustion' principle, i.e. the lose by a rightholder of its exclusive right to a trademark, including the right to prohibit the trademark use after the legal putting of the trademarked goods into civil circulation;
  • identification of counterfeit goods, i.e. goods that is illegally trademarked. 

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First published in "Корпоративный Юрист" №5 (2015)  

Practice areas
Yana Dianova
Author: Yana Dianova
Job title: Director of Corporate and Commercial Law Department, GRATA International (Moscow)
Location:
Moscow, Russia
Industry:
Banking & Finance
Industry & Trade
Practice area:
Contracts
Corporate
Data Protection & Privacy
Employment
Finance and Securities
Intellectual Property
Project Finance & Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
Timur Berekmoinov
Author: Timur Berekmoinov
Job title: Counsel, Head of Intellectual Property Department
Location:
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Practice area:
Intellectual Property
Saule Akhmetova
Author: Saule Akhmetova
Job title: Partner, Branch Director
Location:
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Practice area:
Contracts
Data Protection & Privacy
Intellectual Property
Tax
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