We declare that the trademark as well as the registration of the trademark belong exclusively to the company Today & Tomorrow Holding AG and its illegal use by third parties constitutes a criminal offense. The company asks that one takes seriously the trademark and its use because, in the event of infringement of its exclusive rights, the proprietor (Today & Tomorrow Holding AG) has the right to demand from the infringer compensation for violation of this right in lieu of claiming damages. The amount of compensation is determined by the court within the limits established by law depending on the nature of the violation and other circumstances of the claim.
To better understand what we mean by the phrase “copyright infringement,” below we provide examples of the violations:
1. Modification of the company’s materials in one’s sole discretion along with the use of the trademark.
2. Movie slides made by our partner using the trademark.
3. Brochures and other promotional materials which have not been approved by the Holding along with the use of the trademark will also constitute the violation of copyrights.
The term “trademark” means the visual, verbal, combined, or any other designation that is used to distinguish a particular product, an individual entrepreneur, or a legal entity. The legislation provides for creation of the exclusive trademark rights. This right is confirmed by the relevant certificate (trademark certificate). A person having the rights to the trademark is authorized to use it in public circulation in relation to goods or services for which the trademark has been registered. In addition, a proprietor has the right to dispose of the trademark at his or her sole discretion and impose a ban on the use of the trademark by those who do not possess the appropriate rights.
Legal relations associated with the use of trademarks are one of the areas governed by intellectual property law. Lawyers attribute a right to a trademark to the category of the rights of identification of goods, services, jobs, legal entities, and businesses. The applicable laws provide civil, administrative, and criminal liability for illegal use of trademarks in accordance with Articles 14.10. of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation, 1515 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, and 180 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.