IP Court issues interesting decision on use of third-party trademarks in advertisements

Russian Federation

In a case involving the use of trademarks belonging to AVTOVAZ PJSC, a Russian automotive company which manufactures and sells vehicles under the Lada and Zhiguli brand names, the IP Court has held that the use of third-party trademarks on a wall panel does not constitute infringement, provided that the seller is offering genuine trademarked goods.

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