Russian TM watch service – 2 weeks of February

While sifting through latest trade mark applications filed in Russia (watching for particular trademark being filed – cause Russian Trademark squatters keep generating profit at the expense of multinationals) I usually make notes of what is being registered. US companies, as always, dominate – this week I spotted following marks: USA General Electric: Monogram Qualcomm: […]

Politics + Trademarks Russian way: “Vladimir Putin” vs “Dmitry Medvedev” says: “Putin’s persona, the Vladimir Putin brand, goes out of fashion slowly but surely. Russians are developing a new political addiction – Dmitry Medvedev, Putin’s protege, his official successor. The propaganda machine has been taking great efforts to promote the new brand across Russia. The new brand, Dmitry Medvedev, has thus been outshining his […]