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Leading fast moving consumer goods companies trust Lidings as their advisor of choice in Russia. As a full-service practice we advise large producers and retail chains on all aspects of Russian legislation, supporting their diverse activities across all regions of the country.


  • Representing a German sports facilities manufacturer Bodificient in the administrative proceedings before Rospatent challenging a refusal to register the brand as a trademark in Russia
  • Representing a major German manufacturing company in a dispute re trademark/design infringement by a competitor company
  • Representing a UK fashion brand in the administrative proceedings before Rospatent challenging a refusal to register the brand as a trademark in Russia
  • Advising leading Lithuanian agricultural industrial holding group Agrowill on sale of a grain production company registered in Republic of Crimea to the Russian private investor
  • Advising British Animal Care Products company on the issues of corporate management of a Russian production subsidiary
  • Advising one of the biggest Turkish companies in wood processing industry in Europe Kastamonu on receiving by its Russian subsidiary of syndicated financing equal to EURO 23 mln
  • We have represented a French industrial filter producer Hema in a dispute with a Russian supplier
  • Representing a major Russian household goods producer Accent Group in a number of IP disputes re termination of the competitor’s trademarks in the Chamber of Patent Disputes and IP Court
  • Conducting complex due diligence of a number of land plots located in Primorsky krai on behalf of the Chinese dairy farming company intended to use to start its agricultural business
  • Representing Beijing Binsuo Printing Co. in a commercial dispute relating to the recovery of the debt, penalties and damages against one of the largest Russian publishing groups
  • Advising global leader of corn flour and traditional corn flour tortillas production worldwide Gruma International Foods S.L. on the issues of changing the company’s corporate structure
  • Defending the management of a major Turkish enterprise operating in the garment industry against accusations of its manufacture of counterfeit goods
  • Conducting legal due diligence of Hasbro’s Russian subsidiary and analysis of applicable regulatory standards in relation to US anticorruption law
  • Advising Anta one of the largest sportswear production companies in China on structuring a JV with its Russian partner
  • Representing major international seafood producer Vici in a dispute related to deprivation of its property based on unlawful decision by the Russian tax authorities determined to impose a fine for the use of null property by the client
  • Tax risks evaluation in relation to the Mywalit’s business activities in Russia
  • Representing major international seafood producer Vici in a precedent setting dispute before the Court of the Eurasian Economic Community
  • Advising Salamander on distribution of rights to trademarks on certain categories of goods between companies of the group
  • Advising large retailer Billa on property acquisition in Moscow
  • Representing Czech food processing company Hamé in a trademark infringement dispute with a Russian producer; filing complaints with the court, patent office, antimonopoly service, police, and other relevant state bodies, resulting in the opponent’s actions being recognized as an act of unfair competition
  • Advising Korean manufacturer of household goods COOC on trademark registration in Russia
  • Advising international company Hangerlogic on trademark registration in Russia
  • Advising a Hong Kong based company QNet on the issues related to tax and currency control planning of a cross-border direct informational and market research services agreement
  • Advising Latvian meat producing company Vainodes Bekons on the issues of reviewing current permission to export stock - raising products from Latvia to Russia
  • Supporting Czech company Hamé in refinancing credit liability
  • Advising a large tobacco company Imperial Tobacco in relation to change of management in a Russian subsidiary
  • Advising Japan Tobacco Int. in relation to a land plot privatization in Moscow
  • Advising Turkish holding Boydak in acquisition of a Polish Fabric mebli Forte furniture factory in Vladimir
  • Representing Czech company Hamé in a trademark infringement dispute against a Russian processed meat producer
  • Conducting due diligence for a Turkish meat company Calkan Group and providing legal advice in acquisition of three land plots and real estate objects in the Southern region of Russia
  • Advising Slovenia-based company Helios on a debt-equity swap in its Russian subsidiary
  • Representing American company DuPont Corporation in the arbitration proceedings held at the ICAC with the CCI of the Russian Federation against a debt collection claim of a major Russian chemical producer
  • Advising American corporation 3M on product certification issues
  • Advising major chemical company INEOS on acquisition of a Russian subsidiary of Hydro Polymers
  • Advising Dutch company Novozymes on the issues connected with dispute resolution in Russia
  • Advising Hungarian producer of household goods Univer on the issues of intellectual property rights registration and overcoming the conflict regarding trademark in Russia
  • Advising Austrian company Brenntag on the issues of obtaining a work permits for a foreign employee to work in Russia
  • Advising French company Sperian Safety on elaboration of internal labour documentation
  • Advising Korean holding CJ Europe on the office lease contract termination procedure
  • Advising German company Multivac on elaboration of internal labour documentation
  • Advising Slovenia-based company Helios on the issue of the company's charter capital increase
  • Advising an international diversified technology corporation 3M in corporate reorganization of the company’s business in Russia
  • Advising Turkish company Ipek Jut in the delivery of a major consignment of packaging materials to Russian trading network Magnit
  • Supporting Turkish company Balsu in negotiations with Russian counterparty regarding the quality of supplied goods
  • Advising French Sperian Safety on issues of advertising legislation and the use of comparative advertising in product promotion in Russia
  • Advising Sri Lanka tea producer company Jafferjee Brothers on intellectual property rights protection issues in Russia
  • Advising Franco-Swiss company Florange on modification of customer loyalty and rewards programs, ensuring full compliance with Russian law

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