Uniqlo operator partially wins ruling of Russian IP Court over 'UT' trademark
MOSCOW, December 26 (RAPSI) – Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. partially won a ruling of Russia’s Intellectual Property Court (IP Court) in litigation with UTair airline over 'UT' trademark, according to court records.
The Japan-based Fast Retailing asked the court to terminate legal protection of the trademark regarding all clothing products since it is not used. However, the court granted the lawsuit regarding only some elements of clothing.
The court’s ruling comes into force immediately and may be appealed with the IP Court’s Presidium within two months.
Earlier, the lawsuit of Japanese company has been put on a halt due to absence of several documents, including one that confirms payment of government’s toll. The Federal Service for Intellectual Property was assigned as a third party in this legal dispute.