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KIAP Has Successfully Defended the Rights to KARL Storz Trademarks

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KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG, a well-known German manufacturer of medical devices and instruments, had become aware of locally manufactured counterfeit single-use antibacterial filters supplied to a range of Russian healthcare institutions. The counterfeit items were marked with KARL STORZ designations. The Arbitrazh (state commercial) Court of Chelyabinsk Region has established unlawful use of designations which were confusingly similar Read More

KIAP Successfully Defended the Interests of the Branch of the All-Russian Society of the Deaf in a Series of Labor Disputes with Former Top Management

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The associates of the Employment practice of KIAP represented on a pro bono basis the interests of the largest public organization in Russia and it’s subsidiary in disputes with the General Director and former employees who previously held senior positions. The subject of several disputes comprised of the unreasonable demands of former employees for rewording the dismissal, reinstatement, recovery of Read More

KIAP Provided Legal Support for Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex in Conclusion of Transaction on Launch of Joint Venture with Samsung Heavy Industries

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KIAP lawyers provided legal assistance to Zvezda Shipbuilding complex within the preparation of documents and negotiations on the terms of the deal on the establishment of a joint venture with Samsung Heavy Industries. Zvezda Shipbuilding complex and Samsung Heavy Industries officially announced the establishment of a joint venture to manage construction projects at the SBC Zvezda with shuttle tankers with a deadweight Read More

KIAP Has Successfully Defended the Rights to “Lidski Kvas” Trademarks

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OJSC “Lidskoe Pivo” (ААТ «Лідскае Піва»), the Belarusian manufacturer of Lidski kvass (a traditional rye-bread drink), had become aware of a locally manufactured kvass distributed in the Russian market under the same brand name “Lidksi”. Furthermore, the infringing product label designs were similar to the Client’s product labels that are protected in Russia as registered trademarks. It is noteworthy that Read More

Loopstra Nixon Testimonial to LEI

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Loopstra Nixon LLP joined LawExchange International in 2012 after some interesting discussions which also involved our friends at Phillips Lytle LLP joining at the same time.  We were attracted to LEI because of it’s global influence and the range of member firms in the United States.  From our first call with Fred Tannenbaum of Gould & Ratner LLP, it was Read More

Hutchison PLLC Testimonial to LEI

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LawExchange International has been instrumental in the growth of our firm. Hutchison PLLC is a boutique law firm focused on emerging technology and life sciences companies, principally in the Southeastern United States; however, our clients quickly expand into international markets. LEI has been essential to us in ensuring that our clients are properly served as their activities grow on an international basis. Also, Read More

Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota Testimonial to LEI

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AC&H is a relatively new member of LEI. An immediate impression was the open, honest and transparent relationships which LEI members enjoy. We were made to feel most welcome such that we settled as a member with ease. This allowed AC&H to buy into LEI’s business aspiration, namely, to form an international legal network of high quality like minded mid-size Read More

LawExchange International marks 25 years

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LawExchange International (LEI), a global network of independent law firms founded by Hewitsons, marked its 25th anniversary at a conference in Prague. More than 60 delegates from 32 of LEI’s member firms, in 22 countries, attended the group’s 2019 spring conference, hosted by Czech LEI member Rada & Partner at the city’s Four Seasons Hotel on April 12 and 13. Read More