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Russia’s acquisition of Danone and Carlsberg units is a complex scenario that shows how brand owners should be wary of taking chances when it comes to safeguarding their IP, says Agnieszka Sztoldman of the University of Wroclaw and Osborne Clarke.
Because IP rights are an investment, current acts must be scrutinised through the lens of the fair and equitable treatment requirement as well as the expropriation criteria.
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Brand owners, Russia, University of Wroclaw, Osborne Clarke, mergers & acquisitions, IP rights, foreign investors, Danone, Carlesberg