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New office in United Arab Emirates 08.07.2016 12:24

Aston Alliance launched office in Dubai for intellectual property and consulting services. Now all services of Aston Alliance are also available in UAE




French Company BlaBlaCar Raises $100M to Make Ride-Sharing Easy 02.07.2014 10:00

BlaBlaCar_employees_in_Paris_BR_20140701195239The makers of the popular European ride-sharing app BlaBlaCar have raised $100 million in venture funding, one of the largest venture investments in a French startup on record.

 




Burberry loses trademark case in China 05.12.2013 18:33

burberry_katemoss_pBritish luxury brand Burberry has lost a trademark infringement case brought by Road Bi Damaqiu in China over its iconic tartan pattern and may face 500 million yuan ($82 million) in fines, according to a report by the Beijing Business Today on Wednesday.




For the first time in Russia court shuts down private business for violating copyright laws  20.02.2013 18:32

Being a rare case in the law-enforcement practice of the Russian Federation, court examination of the case against an individual entrepreneur accused of violating copyright laws came to an end not only with the conviction, but also with the termination of the private business.




KVN and VTB become trademarks  10.02.2013 23:56

Rospatent recognized  the name of one of the largest Russian bank - VTB and abbreviation KVN as generally known trademarks


”Pirate” hosting launched in Russia 10.02.2013 23:55

Activists from Russia's unregistered Pirate Party launched a specialized web hosting service, Piratehost.net featuring pre-moderation of users and the launch of register. New hosting site will block visitors from IP addresses belonging to government agencies and other state bodies.