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Batushka - Court Decision About Name Dispute Reached


After the very publicly controversial split / name dispute that made Bartłomiej Krysiuk's Batushka and Krzysztof Drabikowski's Батюшка spawn out of the original Batushka, during which time both incarnations toured and released music using the "Batushka" name, it seems like the Polish legal system has finally reached a conclusion about the name ownership.

Krzysztof "Derph" Drabikowski shared the following image:



This post was shared by Krzysztof Drabikowski's Батюшка's Facebook page with the following translation: ""On May 29, 2024, in Warsaw, at a non-public hearing in the case of Krzysztof Drabikowski v. Bartłomiej Krysiuk for the protection of personal rights in the field of advertising or promotion, for the protection of copyright, and in the case of a counterclaim by Bartłomiej Krysiuk v. Krzysztof Drabikowski for the protection of personal rights in the field of advertising or promotion, prevention and combating unfair competition, for infringement of the right to registration of a European Union trademark, the court ruled in the main claim Prohibits Bartłomiej Krysiuk, without
the consent of Krzysztof Drabikowski:


"- 1 from using the name "Batushka or БАТЮШКА" in his musical activities including marking with this name musical recordings and audiovisual recordings containing musical recordings;

"- 2 Prohibits the defendant Bartłomiej Krysiuk from disseminating information that he has exclusive rights to the name "Batushka or БАТЮШКА", and that Krzysztof Drabikowski does not have rights to this name."

Though it does seem like the decision of the court has been reached in favor of Drabikowski, Bartłomiej Krysiuk's Batushka claim that the decision is not final and can be appealed against. The band's team posted the following message: "In connection with the judgment of the District Court in Warsaw, XXII Intellectual Property Division, we would like to inform you that the judgment is not final and may be appealed against. We are disappointed with the verdict and the length of the trial, which lasted over four years. Adding to our sense of disappointment is the fact that the amount of evidence we presented was insufficient. The above court decision is not binding and does not change our concert and publishing plans in the near future. We would also like to remind you that final court judgments are enforceable, i.e. those against which no complaint was filed within the deadline specified in the proceedings, and if a final judgment is passed in the next court instance, we will certainly respect it and comply with it. Of course, we expect another wave of hate, so please, if you are our fan, do not engage in pointless discussions and do not waste your time, listen to our music and support us."

Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Batushka
Posted: 05.06.2024 by RaduP


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05.06.2024 - 15:48
X-Ray Rod
Skandino
Staff
Lol Bart is a sore fucking loser. Nothing more to say.
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Written by BloodTears on 19.08.2011 at 18:29
Like you could kiss my ass
Written by Milena on 20.06.2012 at 10:49
Rod, let me love you.
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05.06.2024 - 16:09
A Real Mönkey
RIP “Good Batushka/Bad Batushka” comments.
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~Last words of Harambe, seconds before he was shot, according to child he shielded from gunfire
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05.06.2024 - 16:15
DarkWingedSoul
They should focus on music not on stupid names, there is a dictionary full of even better names
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05.06.2024 - 16:15
Liafev
Maybe the court just listened to music from both versions to decide which one is the real one hehe. Jokes aside I can't understand why none of these guys could just suck it up and release music under a new name.
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05.06.2024 - 17:26
X-Ray Rod
Skandino
Staff
Written by Liafev on 05.06.2024 at 16:15

Jokes aside I can't understand why none of these guys could just suck it up and release music under a new name.

Pride is such a silly sin, right?
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Written by BloodTears on 19.08.2011 at 18:29
Like you could kiss my ass
Written by Milena on 20.06.2012 at 10:49
Rod, let me love you.
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05.06.2024 - 21:57
Bad English
Tage Westerlund
Written by DarkWingedSoul on 05.06.2024 at 16:15

They should focus on music not on stupid names, there is a dictionary full of even better names

Even maybe it's stupid name, but name brings money here, and are key factor to the browl.
Maybe looser should change name to Babushka.
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Stormtroopers of Death - "Speak English or Die"

I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
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05.06.2024 - 22:20
Cynic Metalhead
Paisa Vich Nasha
Drama of the year for next year MSA?!
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06.06.2024 - 04:14
Muinaiset
Written by Bad English on 05.06.2024 at 21:57

Written by DarkWingedSoul on 05.06.2024 at 16:15

They should focus on music not on stupid names, there is a dictionary full of even better names

Even maybe it's stupid name, but name brings money here, and are key factor to the browl.
Maybe looser should change name to Babushka.

I love that so much. It would be my favorite name change in all of music
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06.06.2024 - 07:34
DarkWingedSoul
Hahaha, or even Tatushka i Mamushka and Babushka
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06.06.2024 - 07:41
Darth Satanious
Post Destroyer
I'm afraid I will have to side with Batushka on this one.
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Christless
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06.06.2024 - 09:54
Bad English
Tage Westerlund
Written by DarkWingedSoul on 06.06.2024 at 07:34

Hahaha, or even Tatushka i Mamushka and Babushka


Mamuska sounds better, PapushA can be good name to
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I stand whit Ukraine and Israel. They have right to defend own citizens.

Stormtroopers of Death - "Speak English or Die"

I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
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07.06.2024 - 09:34
Fallen Ghost
Craft Beer Geek
So the band blocked me when I commented on their post, they are shady AF
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07.06.2024 - 10:54
Bad English
Tage Westerlund
Written by Fallen Ghost on 07.06.2024 at 09:34

So the band blocked me when I commented on their post, they are shady AF

Yngwie Malmsteen did same, I gave heard it
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I stand whit Ukraine and Israel. They have right to defend own citizens.

Stormtroopers of Death - "Speak English or Die"

I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
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07.06.2024 - 17:31
Duck Dodgers
Written by Fallen Ghost on 07.06.2024 at 09:34

So the band blocked me when I commented on their post, they are shady AF



A few years ago I made an Instagram Post for a vinyl and tagged the wrong Babushka. You can only imagine what happened next. lol
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08.06.2024 - 17:58
Sangre Sani
This is my favorite drama.
Someone should create a third batushka instance and call it True Batushka, then the next one named Batushka ov Fire and so on and then Batushka A.D. and B.C., to stir things even more.
Batusha-verse!
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08.06.2024 - 22:12
Cynic Metalhead
Paisa Vich Nasha
Written by Sangre Sani on 08.06.2024 at 17:58

Batushka ov Fire


Name it Battuta ov Fire and swing back court decision in your favour.
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09.06.2024 - 22:04
theFIST
Written by Sangre Sani on 08.06.2024 at 17:58

This is my favorite drama.
Someone should create a third batushka instance and call it True Batushka, then the next one named Batushka ov Fire and so on and then Batushka A.D. and B.C., to stir things even more.
Batusha-verse!

should find a way to recruit the drummer from the first Batushka album, that way you"ll have a legitimate claim to being the true Batushka
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Written by Warman on 07.11.2007 at 22:39
Haha, that's like saying "compose your own Metal album and upload it here, instead of writing a review of an album". :lol:
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09.06.2024 - 22:06
RaduP
CertifiedHipster
Staff
Written by Cynic Metalhead on 08.06.2024 at 22:12

Written by Sangre Sani on 08.06.2024 at 17:58

Batushka ov Fire


Name it Battuta ov Fire and swing back court decision in your favour.


You guys haven't heard about all the Batushkas that started popping up after the initial split?
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Do you think if the heart keeps on shrinking
One day there will be no heart at all?
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10.06.2024 - 10:57
Bad English
Tage Westerlund
They should ask Batistuta front it and name issue solved.
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I stand whit Ukraine and Israel. They have right to defend own citizens.

Stormtroopers of Death - "Speak English or Die"

I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
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10.06.2024 - 11:14
Cynic Metalhead
Paisa Vich Nasha
Written by RaduP on 09.06.2024 at 22:06

Written by Cynic Metalhead on 08.06.2024 at 22:12

Written by Sangre Sani on 08.06.2024 at 17:58

Batushka ov Fire


Name it Battuta ov Fire and swing back court decision in your favour.


You guys haven't heard about all the Batushkas that started popping up after the initial split?


I read somewhere that there are 36 Batushkas existing and all may have a great chance to plunge in court's case especially Babooshka.
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10.06.2024 - 15:37
Boxcar Willy
yr a kook
36 Crazy Batushkas
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14:22 - Marcel Hubregtse
I do your mum

DESTROY DRUM TRIGGERS
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10.06.2024 - 21:08
Blackcrowe
The drama of the year Papushka v/S Mamushka and the 1000 of possible names 🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪
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Maybe as his eyes are wide.
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12.06.2024 - 10:05
Written by Cynic Metalhead on 10.06.2024 at 11:14

Written by RaduP on 09.06.2024 at 22:06

Written by Cynic Metalhead on 08.06.2024 at 22:12

Written by Sangre Sani on 08.06.2024 at 17:58

Batushka ov Fire


Name it Battuta ov Fire and swing back court decision in your favour.


You guys haven't heard about all the Batushkas that started popping up after the initial split?


I read somewhere that there are 36 Batushkas existing and all may have a great chance to plunge in court's case especially Babooshka.


In case anybody is interested, FB profile https://www.facebook.com/Liczuszka mapped all of them back when the drama first enfolded, and came to the number around 75. There are YouTube links included as well, most of them are sh*t but they don't even pretend to try, it was all done for funsies.
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17.06.2024 - 15:04
These name disputes are very common in my country.

My two favorite ones are:
1. Butt Sweets was copied and called New Butt Sweets (Butt is a caste... not THAT butt)
2. Asia Fans was copied and called Super Asia Fans

All are still famous and legit businesses.

If Batushka was a restaurant here, we'd have many new names by now like True Batushka, Real Batushka, Original Batushka, Batushka 1, Old Batushka, Better Batushka, Super Batushka.
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