KIAP Has Successfully Defended the Rights to “Lidski Kvas” Trademarks
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 the word elements of the Client’s trademarks, including the brand name “Lidksi” itself, have been disclaimed and thus do not enjoy legal protection.
Read the full article here.