A famous actor, singer of hits "a Glass of vodka on the table" and "I don't love you" GrigoryLeps can lose the mostexpensive - their own stage name. From his stage pseudonym want to do a trademark symbol. However, claim that it is nothing more than "good joke".
The actor Gregory Lepsveridze more famous as Leps want to select the right to creative alias. LLC "Media group "Jewish eyes" has filed an application for registration of a logo artist Gregory Leps (letters GL) and his portrait in a pince-nez. The application for registration filed by classes of products from precious metals, musical instruments, toys and group events, inform "news".
According to the chief editor of the website "Jewish eyes", owned by LLC, Vitaly Doroshenko, musician not had time to register their trademark symbols, in consequence of this, the company will try to deprive him of rights to stage name. However if successful businessmen do not plan to cash in on Lepse, and say that they will give the right to a trademark the singer himself. "This is an excellent quality joke. The Leps actually all there, in consequence of this we have tried to surprise him. Most likely, after the registration we will return to him trademarks, said Doroshenko.
Official Leps could not give detailed comments, but found that the artist himself also filed an application for registration of a custom logo, and that its intellectual property claim other, for him, a surprise.
At the same time the General Director of the law firm "Plovers and partners" Sergey Plovers convinced that "Jewish eyes" is unlikely to obtain the rights to the brands of Leps. "If the specialists of Rospatent will see that the orders associated with Leps, then turn to him. Of course, the possible error expert who will not see the connection, then the registration will take place, but such mistakes sharply corrected", - he said.
Note that trademark symbols stars often want to register some third person, but to achieve success not many. For example, in a similar situation not so long ago were Iosif Kobzon. His friend and producer Igor Sandler decided to hold the name of the artist trademark symbol.
A well-known trademark symbol rarely reported even big companies, because the procedure takes a lot of time (over a year) and cost a round sum (minimum of one million rubles). The applicant must prove that his last name not only known to every Russian, but also specifically associated with a specific person.