Sergey Zuykov

Managing Partner / Patent Attorney of the Russian Federation / Eurasian Patent Attorney

30 May 2020

The Trademark Lawyer published an article by Alexandra Pelikh

The article Russian case study - defending “Suzuki” was published in the second issue of the international edition.

In this work, the features of the protection of trademarks that are identical or similar to the point of confusion with the already registered designations that are used for heterogeneous goods from other classes of the ICSTU are considered.

As an example, Alexandra cites a case on the conflict between Dunham Investment Inc., whose interests were represented by Zuykov and partners, and Suzuki Motor Corporation regarding the trademark Suzuki. A long lasting confrontation due to the competent tactics was resolved in favor of Dunham Investment Inc.

Details of the case consideration by the courts can be found on the website of Zuykov and partners.

The article by Alexandra Pelikh contains the analysis and assessment of the conflict from a legal point of view and is available for reading at the link.

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