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Trademarks

The trademark attorneys of "Alla Fedotova & Partners" conduct searches as to novelty, file and prosecute applications for trademarks in the Russian Patent Office, protest against the registration of trademarks, register licensing agreements and concession contracts, as well as extend the term of validity of certificates.

Trademark attorneys advise clients on how best to defend a trademark from an act of infringement and unfair competition in Russia.

The Russian Federation is a signatory of both the Paris Convention and the Madrid Agreement and Protocol and has trademark legislation similar to that of most European countries. The Russian trademark system is multi-class and when registered, the trademark is valid for 10 years from the filing date and is renewable every 10 years. The registration process typically takes about 12-18 months.