Unfair Competition in Trademark Disputes

03.11.2016, Elena Y. Gorodisskaya
Unfair Competition in Trademark Disputes

Currently numbers of trademark disputes of various categories are growing, where elements of unfair conduct are claimed.

The article of AGP trademark attorney and attorney-at-law Elena Gorodisskaya discusses the court approaches to recognizing unfair competition or abuse of right in disputes over decisions of the Russian PTO or the Federal Antimonopoly Service relating to grant/cancelation of trademark registrations, cancelation of a trademark registration due to non-use or trademark infringement.