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Parallel Imports and Trademark Protections in the Common Economic zone of the Customs Union


 


Parallel Imports and Trademark Protections in the Common Economic zone of the Customs Union

December 1, 2011
10:00 am (registration opens at 9:30 am)


Hogan Lovells (CIS) office
Summit Business Centre, 9th Floor

22 Tverskaya Street
Moscow, Russian Federation



The Parallel Imports Committee and the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA), Hogan Lovells (CIS) and the Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) are delighted to invite you and your colleagues to participate in a seminar on "Parallel Imports and Trademark Protections in the Common Economic zone of the Customs Union."

The purpose of the seminar is to better understand trademark protection exposures under the Customs Union and from potential legislative changes that would allow more favorable treatment of parallel import in Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, as well as to offer practical trademark protection strategies for addressing these challenges.

The speakers will include Russian government officials, IP legal experts focusing on trademark protection from Russia, and experts providing input on U.S. and EU parallel import trademark law as a point of comparison with proposals for the treatment of this issue in the Customs Union.

Confirmed speakers on behalf of INTA:

Ewen Mitchell, Rouse, United Kingdom
Phillip Barengolts, Pattishall, United States

A detailed program agenda will be distributed in late November. Refreshments and meals will be provided.


Fee
The seminar is free of charge.


Registration
To register, RSVP to:

Svetlana Fedkova
Tel: +7 495 933 3000
E-mail: svetlana.fedkova@hoganlovells.com


The seminar will be conducted in Russian. English language translation will be provided.