The international football Federation took the Russian football Union trademark of the world championship on football of 2018 which will pass in Russia.
According to the public Mash, during the bidding campaign to host the world football championship in Russia RFU has applied for registration of the brand, but in 2009, promised to transfer trademark rights to FIFA, reports “Russian conversation”.
However, this did not happen, and eventually the brand was registered to the Russian football Union.
At the end of last year, FIFA reminded of the fact that the trademark of the upcoming world Cup does not belong to her. The reason for this was the identification of contraband products using the logo of the application.
After the talks the Russian side agreed to give up trademark of the International football Federation. Currently undergoing re-registration procedure of brand .
We will remind, “First channel”, “RTR” and “Transaero” has refused to acquire the rights to broadcast the matches of the confederations Cup 2017 and world Cup 2018.
The reason was the high cost – $120 million This figure is three times the amount paid for the screening of the world Cup in Brazil.
However TV bosses are hoping that the issue with acquiring the rights to broadcast the above tournaments will be resolved in the near future.