Dispute resolution in intellectual property (IP)


  • protection of trademarks, service marks, designations of origin, company and brand names, domain names, etc.;
  • protection of inventions, utility models, industrial designs, computer programs and databases, know-how, etc.;
  • representation in litigation - disputes over trademarks and service marks, patent disputes, disputes over the rights to domain names, etc.;
  • disputes arising from contractual creation and use of IP – licenses, franchising, copyright contracts, etc.;
  • disputes related to copyright and neighbouring rights, including Internet aspects;
  • anti-counterfeiting cases;
  • representation in the Russian Patent Office and the IP-Court.

IP Consulting


  • IP due diligence;
  • assessment of IP protectability and choice of the optimal form of IP protection;
  • development and analysis of IP contracts – copyright contracts, development of software, trademarks agreements, licenses (licensing agreements), franchising contracts, contracts for the alienation of IP rights, contracts for the transfer of know-how, contracts related to confidential information and issues of trade secrets, etc.;
  • development and analysis of other kinds of contracts related to the protection of IP - distribution agreements, services agreements, R&D, etc. ;
  • consulting on the IP rights of employees (works for hire);
  • consulting on the transfer of IP rights during M&A;
  • consulting on trade secrets, know-how, confidentiality and data protection issues.

Registration of IP rights


  • registration and maintenance of trademarks and service marks;
  • services for patenting of inventions, utility models and industrial designs, maintaining patents in force;
  • verification of trademarks for identity and similarity, patent search and expert evaluation;
  • entering trademarks into the customs register of IP in import control aims;
  • registration of software and databases.

Our advantages

Expertise

20+ years of competence gained in all areas of civil law, tax consulting and accounting services

Reliability

Many of our client relationships have been in place for years

Cost-efficiency

Our project teams are always as small as possible and as large as necessary to complete the assignment quickly but thoroughly

One-stop service provider

The combination of legal support, tax consulting and accounting services

Individual approach

Every client has a regular contact at the partner level

Focus on support of foreign clients

Our clients benefit from our international know-how

Key Contacts

Our projects