The court for intellectual property rights (SIP) Russia rejected the claim of the Ukrainian organization " Slobozhansky soap-boiler, demanding to deprive of legal protection in Russia brands Porsche, the Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Stuttgart, said Last news in court on the last working day of the week.
The enterprise of Kharkiv region filed a lawsuit in the SIP once Rospatent did not want to register in his application trademarks "Pose" and Posche, under which the plaintiff produces soap.
Patent the Ministry felt it was similar to the degree of mixing with brands defendant - German car company Porsche AG.
"Slobozhansky soap-boiler" showed the claim that the legal safety signs should be dismissed, as the German auto giant for three years or more did not use them for such items as soap, perfume, cosmetics and hair lotions.
However, the defendant testified in court confirm the use of the disputed items on license agreements. So, perfume and cosmetic products under the brand Porsche Design from France in the Russian Federation has set Firm Clarins Fragrances Group.
SIP, rejecting the claim of Ukrainian inhabitants, came to the conclusion about the presence in the actions of the plaintiff signs of unfair competition when promoting on the territory of the Russian Federation of the goods with the verbal symbols "Pose" and Poshe, similar to the degree of mixing with the disputed trademarks.
The decision came into force on the day of the announcement, but has the ability to be appealed in cassation for 2 months in cassation SIP.