The Arbitration Court adopted a ruling on a dispute over whether royalties for the right to use trademarks in business activities and amounts of VAT on royalties paid by an importer as a tax agent should be included in the customs value of imported goods.
The President of Russia signed an edict on special economic measures in the financial and fuel and energy sectors in connection with unfriendly actions of certain foreign states and international organisations.
The Ninth Arbitration Appeal Court adopted a ruling on case, which concerned a dispute over whether amounts of royalties for the right to use trademarks, processes and know-how should be included in the customs value of imported goods.
Federal Law No. 193-FZ extends the range of holders of exclusive rights in a trademark and establishes mandatory registration of a pledge of exclusive rights in a registered computer programme or database.