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Patent holders from non-friendly countries will not be compensated
In accordance with article 1360 of the Civil code of the Russian Federation Government of the Russian Federation has the right to, in case of emergency related to ensuring the defense and state security, the protection of life and health of citizens, make a decision to use an invention, utility model or industrial design without the consent of the patent owner with a notice about it in the shortest possible time and paying him an adequate compensation.
Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions in Russia (Moscow)
Due diligence is a comprehensive audit of an asset in order to identify and assess existing and possible future risks that may arise from transactions / operations with this asset.
Due diligence for M&A purposes
A team of leading specialists from the corporate law practice of GRATA International from Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia prepared brief reviews on the specifics of due diligence in the framework of mergers and acquisitions in these countries.
Unfair competition in use of trademarks. Problems and Ways to Protect a Trademark. Russia (Samara)
As you know, the main tasks of trademarks are to individualize the goods of legal entities or individual entrepreneurs, attract a consumer and, accordingly, increase the income of the copyright holder, and for the consumer - to ensure a certain quality of the product.
Unfair competition in the use of intellectual property objects: problems and ways to protect a trademark
Intellectual property (IP) is one of the most valuable assets of any firm. However, in a world of widespread piracy and strong trends in the illegal use of intellectual property, the registration and protection of intellectual property is of strategic importance to reduce unfair competition.
Recognition and Enforcement of Russian Court Judgments and Arbitral Awards in the Former Soviet Union States
The establishment and development of a common economic space between the states of the former Soviet Union has led to an increase in cross-border disputes. Current experience shows that recognition and enforcement of foreign court judgments and arbitral awards are among the top problems which business and professional communities participating in cross-border disputes face. To a certain extent, this issue is the cornerstone for achieving a fair dispute resolution since all previous processes may lose any purpose without recognition and enforcement. This article focuses on the procedure of recognition and enforcement of Russian court judgements and arbitral awards in the former Soviet Union states, save for the Baltic countries (ie Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia).
Enforcement Proceedings in Russia: Rostov-On-Don
Often, seafarers have to go through several rounds of legal proceedings in order to recover their legitimately earned wages which had not been not paid by the shipowner. Twelve crew members of the infamous motor ship "L", which was arrested for wage arrears, also have this experience.
Enforcement Proceedings in Russia: Samara
The institution of enforcement proceedings was created, among other powers, for the compulsory execution of judicial acts.
In the 11th century, in accordance with Russian Pravda, the so-called posadnikov or princely warriors - youths, swordsmen and children, acted as "executors", defenders of the plaintiff's interests, collected court fees and assisted in getting back the borrowed property.
Enforcement Proceedings
The experience of different states, given in the brochure, will demonstrate the existence of not one, but several ways to overcome the slowness and inefficiency of execution in practice, and also that the possible solutions to the problem are varied, but they all ultimately are based on a delicate balance, along with other things, of the norms of executive the law and practice of their application, a high level of training and responsibility of various professionals involved in the implementation process, as well as the institutional and social systems in which these professionals are forced to carry out their activities.