Can the name of a country and a year be a trade mark?

Legal Briefing

As a general rule, under the Russian Law, the name of a country and a year would be considered non-protectable as a trade mark but in exceptional cases registrations are possible, necessary and effective. 

Beyond the cookie cutter

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The In-House Lawyer teamed up with Morrison & Foerster to ask GCs about digital disruption and the role of in-house lawyers