Protection of the trademark “Ochkarik” in court

The Commercial Court of the Chuvash Republic examined a claim in connection with the unlawful use of a mark confusingly similar to AGP Client’s trademark “Ochkarik” on respondent’s company sign, in its advertising and on its shipping documents. The Respondent admitted that such use infringed the trademark holder’s rights and removed the infringing mark from the its property. The respondent agreed to pay AGP’s Client a compensation for the infringement of the Client’s rights in the amount of 600,000 rubles and to reimburse the Client in full for its expenses in connection with payment of attorney’s fees in the amount of 462,687 rubles and for court fees. Elena Gorodisskaya, attorney-at-law and trademark attorney represented the Client before the Court in this case.