Court in Krasnoyarsk ordered the double Fund «give life» to pay compensation

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotobanka. Archival photoCourt in Krasnoyarsk ordered the double Fund «give life» to pay compensation© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

Krasnoyarsk regional court has partially satisfied the requirements of the charity Fund of Chulpan Khamatova and Dina Korzun, «give life» in the case of the Fund-the double and ordered the local entrepreneurs who for their NCOs used the same name, to pay compensation in the amount of 50 thousand rubles, and to change the name, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of regional court Natalia Mishanina.

Previously, the courts of Krasnoyarsk refused to stop the work of the Foundation, established in 2015, local entrepreneurs Elena and Oleg Chipizubov that for the activities of its NGOs also chose the title «give life». Fund Khamatova and Korzun by this time it had been nine years.

The court ruled that the norms of the Civil code to protect the names of commercial organisations that make profit in a competitive environment for NGOs, however, these provisions do not apply.

The law on NGOs has provisions on the «right organization at the title», but no sanctions for its violation is not provided. Registered bodies should refuse to register new NGOs that are trying to use already existing names, but, according to «the» in Russia was more than 30 organizations called «give life», and among them are completely copying the famous name of the Fund and variations like «give me life» or «RV».

The plaintiffs insisted that the work clone well-known NGOs undermines the reputation of these funds and the Institute of charity.

In July, the armed forces sent the case of «twins» for a new trial in Krasnoyarsk.

«The regional court has partially satisfied the requirements, namely to change the name, and for the infringement of the exclusive right to the name of the nonprofit organization, the plaintiffs asked to collect 5 million rubles compensation. The court granted a payment in the amount of 50 thousand rubles,» — said Mishanina.

She noted that the Krasnoyarsk regional court was the first in Russia issued a decision of all the courts where the claims in this case.