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Trademark restoration

A trademark for products is a crucial part of the overall brand, and obtaining a certificate allows for any remedies against possible infringement. Exclusive trademark rights are valid within 10 years after registration, but the law allows them to be renewed for an unlimited number of times. In addition, the right holder is obliged to respect the period of time within which he is obliged to proceed with the use of the registered trademark.

Trademark term of protection

The trademark protection regime can be established not only in Russia, but also abroad. For this purpose, when filing an application, it is necessary to select the groups of goods to which the exclusive rights to the trademark will apply, as well as to specify the list of countries for the extension of legal protection. Registration of the mark and the issuance of a certificate go to FIPS (at the international level - through WIPO) - for this company to apply in writing or electronically.

Once a company has registered a trademark, it must start using it within three years. A breach of this rule gives interested parties the opportunity to apply for an early termination of trademark protection. This procedure takes place in the Chamber for Patent Disputes and in court, and the right holder will have to prove the proper use of the registered designation. Evidence of timely use can be samples of packaging of goods, civil contracts for the supply of goods indicating the trademark, etc.

In addition, the regime of protection of a trademark has a limited duration - no more than 10 years from the date of registration. However, the Civil Code of the Russian Federation allows prolongation of registration if the right holder submits a corresponding application. Such extension is allowed an unlimited number of times, and the procedure itself follows the following rules:

When submitting an application one does not need to provide a reason for extending the deadline, as this right is granted by law. Based on the results of the review of the application, the corresponding changes are made in the Register of Trademarks and the certificate. If the term of protection of a trademark has expired and the right holder has not filed an application with FIPS, interested parties will be able to use it without the consent of the original right holder.


The refusal to extend the deadline may be due to improperly executed application, or to the omission of the deadline for application. The restoration of deadlines is allowed if the reasons are valid, and the obligation to prove them is incumbent on the right holder. An unlawful refusal to extend the term of validity of a trademark may be appealed against in court.

Our Services in Russia and abroad

When extending or restoring deadlines, problems may arise related to the execution of documents, confirmation of the validity of the delay, confirmation of the use of the trademark. To avoid adverse consequences in the form of loss of rights to a trademark, or rejection by the FIPS, use the services of Prof-Patent in Russia and abroad.

We offer assistance in the following areas:

Additional services provided by our patent attorneys include the execution of documents for the use or disposal of trademarks.

To agree on all the terms of work with our firm, contact us for a consultation. This can be done by phone listed on the website or via the feedback form.

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Transneft Oil Pipeline Company
We have high internal standards of work and requirements for contractors. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of work of this organization. They are very scrupulous in their work.
Sunny Circle grocery supermarket chain
Already at the stage of the free trademark blitz they showed themselves to be worthy, everything is clear and competent. It's a pleasure to work with professionals. We were satisfied with the result.
Producer of dairy products "White Bear"
"The specialists at Prof-Patent are highly competent and professional. They are able to solve even the most complicated problem."
Producers of soft drinks and mineral water "Akvadar"
We have been working with Prof-Patent for more than 10 years. Our cooperation totals dozens of projects. "Prof-Patent provides competent legal support at the highest level.
"Pinta" chain of sports bars
"We applied to Prof-Patent for trademark registration in Rospatent. Prof-patent" specialists treated our question extremely carefully and with great dedication. We hope for further fruitful cooperation".
Head of Marketing N.V. Safronova
"The employees of Prof-Patent consider each issue thoroughly and in the shortest possible time. We advise all companies to apply to Prof-Patent for protection of their intellectual rights".
The quality of the guys' work is top-notch. Registration of the TOR went without any problems. They prepared everything quickly and professionally. The work is done on excellent.
We turned to patent attorneys for brand registration. The firm's team was great, they explained the important nuances and helped us avoid a few pitfalls. We were positively impressed after the cooperation. We were attracted by the guarantee of the result under the contract for a refund, they are responsible for their work with their heads.
Construction Concern "VANT"
Prof-Patent specialists prepared all the necessary documents very quickly, and the whole process of registering the TOR went off without a hitch. We have only positive emotions from cooperation with Prof-Patent.
Kvas "Starominskiy"
Trademark registration took place in a very short time, and possible errors would have caused significant problems. But the company "Prof-Patent" completed its work just flawlessly!
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Horizon radar factory
By the nature of our business we often deal with patenting. "Prof-Patent" is a pleasant example in our practice, when the company solved all our issues on patent registration in the shortest possible time without any problems. We have known the company for decades and have registered several patents through it.
Elis clothing and shoe stores
The firm's staff did an excellent job on the trademark registration project. They are able to offer a non-standard solution to the problem. It was convenient that during the cooperation we communicated directly with the patent specialist, not through the manager. I liked working with them. I recommend them.
Pharmacy Chain "South pharmacy"
I haven't lost sight of these guys for a long time. It's hard to find an organization that does its job without complaints! They easily resolved the issues with Rospatent regarding the trademark intersection of the word "South" with other companies. Current questions are answered on the day of application.
A very serious and responsible approach to business. "Prof-patent" saved our nerves and time. I express my sincere gratitude to all the employees of the company for their true professionalism. These guys are perfectionists in a good way!
Based on previous experience with other companies, I was convinced that the deadline for registration of trademarks is delayed, but I was pleasantly surprised when these guys did everything in time, as stated. I would gladly recommend them to my partners.
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