A new mechanism for protecting fashion companies in Russia // ILN IP Insider — July 2019

At the end of June 2019, a mechanism providing temporary legal protection for patent pending industrial designs was introduced into Russian legislation. According to the authors of the initiative, this measure will be a good way to protect the interests of the fashion industry in Russia.  Maxim Ali, Head at Maxima Legal IP/IT practice, reviewed the changes for the ILN IP Insider blog and considered the possibilities of the new mechanism in light of the realities of the Russian fashion market and in comparison with other ways to achieve a similar result.

ILN IP Insider is an international collective blog of lawyers specialising in various intellectual property issues. Among its regular authors are experts from Euroclear, Tencent Holdings Limited, WalMart, Credit Suisse, TIAA-CREF, Starbucks, Intel, European Patent Office and other leading global companies.

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