On March 26th, 2009 Russian Federal Service for intellectual property, patents and trademarks has registered two new graphic images as trademarks.
Rights for the trademarks belong to Southern Rice Company, which is confirmed by certificates No. 375635 and No. 375636. Unauthorized use of trademark implies civil, administrative and criminal liability (clause #1515 of Civil Code, clause #14.10. of Administrative Code, clause #180 of Criminal Code).
Starting from priority date Southern Rice Company uses one of the above trademarks as company logo. The second trademark will be held as company’s intellectual asset and will be used during new projects introduction.