There is a new development in the scandalous “family” controversy between Oleg Tinkov and Tinkoff Bank. The entrepreneur, who was ranked 32nd by Forbes in 2021 with a fortune of $4.7bn, has announced the launch of the process of revoking the namesake brand. However, the bank insists that it owns all rights to the brand.
Vera Zotova, a Senior Associate in the Intellectual Property and Information Technology Practice at Nordic Star Law Offices, shared her point of view with Delovoy Peterburg newspaper about the popularity of registering a family name as a trademark and the associated risks.
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