Sojuzpatent is the oldest leading law firm providing services in the field of IP protection in Russia and other countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Sojuzpatents team of over 160 qualified specialists includes 50 registered Russian and Eurasian patent and trademark attorneys and litigation lawyers. Between them, they offer inclusive and highly practical expertise in all disciplines of science and technology.
Our clients represent about 90 countries from around the world.

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The Sixteenth Arbitration Appeal Court ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – Hasbro Inc. (USA) in an administrative offence case.
The Arbitration Court of Kaliningrad Region ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – Hasbro Inc. (USA) in an administrative offence case.  
The Arbitration Court of Sverdlovskaya Region ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – Hasbro Inc. (USA) in an administrative offence case.  
The Ninth Arbitration Appeal Court ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – RENAULT s.a.s. (France) in an administrative infringement case. 
The Ninth Arbitration Appeal Court ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – RENAULT s.a.s. (France) in an administrative infringement case. 
Sojuzpatent’s representatives took part in 31st MARQUES Annual Conference “BRANDS and CULTURE” in Prague, Czech Republic. 
Moscow Arbitration Court approved an Amicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – FERRERO S.p.A. (Italy) in a trademark infringement case. 
Sojuzpatent’s team of ten professionals took part in the 139 th  INTA Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain. During the event, Sojuzpatent hosted a booth at the Convention Center.
The Arbitration Court of Pskovskay Region approved an Amicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – FERRERO S.p.A. (Italy) in a trademark infringement case.  
Federal Service for Intellectual Property took a Decision in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client in an Eurasian patent invalidation case on the territory of the Russian Federation.  
The Court for Intellectual Property Rights approved an Amicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – SIMONSWERK GmbH (Germany) in a trademark non-use cancelation case.
The Supreme Court of the  Russian Federation  refused to transfer the cassation appeal of the offender to the Judicial Board for Economic Disputes, thereby supporting the position of Sojuzpatent’s client - Renault S.A.S. (France)
The Court for Intellectual Property Rights approved anAmicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – Vita International Limited (Great Britain) in a trademark non-use cancelation case.  
The Court for Intellectual Property Rights approved an Amicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – SIMONSWERK GmbH (Germany) in a trademark non-use cancelation case. 
The Moscow Arbitration Court approved an Amicable Agreement in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client – SNIPS S.r.l. (Italy) in a copyright protection case. 
The Moscow Arbitration Court ruled in favor of Sojuzpatent’s client FERRERO S.p.A. (Italy) in a trademark infringement case. 
On November 28, 2016, the Presidium of the IP Court canceled the decision of the first instance in the case SIP-70/2016 and sent the case back for a new trial by a different panel of judges. The Presidium agreed with the arguments of Golden Lady Company S.p.A that the conclusions of the court of the first instance contradicted to the facts and case materials and that additional evidence, provided by the parties after administrative procedure, should be also taken into consideration by court. Also, the Presidium stated, that a Power of Attorney should clearly indicate the date when it is signed, and if a Notary just acknowledges the authentic signature, but does not confirm that this signature was put in his presence, the date of notarial certification cannot be the date of PoA. A PoA without a date is void. A power of attorney, having two different dates on it should be also considered void.
Patent and trademark attorneys of Sojuzpatent LLC took part in the XXII Annual Conference of Patent and Trademark Attorneys “Modern practices of patent and trademark attorneys”, that took place this year in a historical place of Pushkin town, near St. Petersburg, from 22 nd  to 26 th  of November 2016. Our colleagues made reports before the conference on actual problems of patent and trademark law and took part in a Mock Trial, judged by the Federal Judge of the Economical Court of St. Petersburg and Leningradskaya Region, Her Honor Maria V. Trokhova. 
On November 25, 2016, the Arbitration Court of Moscow City satisfied Ferrero's claims to an importer and a distributor of sugar candies "Tiki-Taki" (in Cyrillic) sold in packaging similar to the packages of the famous Tic Tac and prohibited import, advertisement, offering for sale, selling and exhibiting of the referred products.
The Arbitration Court of Moscow ruled in favour of Soremartec S.A., the client of Sojuzpatent, prohibiting manufacturing and sale and ordering to destroy “Raffaello” imitation.