The Constitutional Court has restricted protection of trademark holders against parallel importers
On February 13, 2018, the Russian Constitutional Court issued the Ruling in which it checked validity of the regime of parallel import and related legal remedies.
Draft law on disclosure of shareholders’ agreement has been introduced to the State Duma
On 8 November 2017 a draft bill1 (Bill) adopting amendments to the EFRS (Unified Federal Register of Companies’ Information) has been introduced to the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
Draft law on contract manufacturing development of drugs (finished products) has been passed in its first reading by State Duma
On January 19, 2018 State Duma has passed in the first reading the introduced by Russian Government draft law (hereinafter — the Draft law) providing changes to the Federal law dated 12.04.2010 No. 61-FZ On drugs (medicines) circulation (hereinafter — 61-FZ).
Review of the Resolution of the Supreme Court Plenum of the Russian Federation regarding employer’s obligations when employing former state (municipal) officer
On November 28, 2017 Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation (hereinafter — the Supreme Court) adopted the Resolution On some issues arising when considering administrative liability cases under article 19.29 of the Russian Administrative Offences Code (hereinafter — the Resolution).
Arbitrazh court supported FAS Russia approach: struggling against parallel import is an unfair competition
On December 13, 2017, the Moscow Arbitrazh Court rendered decision in case No. A40-159212/17 in which KYB Corporation appealed against the warning letter of FAS Russia (hereinafter ─ FAS) regarding the violation of the antitrust legislation by struggling against parallel import.