Operating in Moscow since 1991, Gowling WLG pairs superb client service with in-depth local experience to help clients navigate Russia’s complex intellectual property landscape. Our clients in Russia represent all global sectors, and include 65 Fortune 500 companies.
Comprising some of Russia’s top IP lawyers, litigators, and brand protection, trademark and patent attorneys, our Moscow team has specialized skill across all areas of IP law. All of our attorneys are Russian-qualified, and many of our patent professionals have advanced degrees in chemistry, biology, technology and medicine.
With a view to ensuring our clients are fully protected across their entire portfolio, our practice caters to all forms of IP rights. Our full-lifecycle service offering includes prosecution, portfolio management, enforcement, brand protection (anti-counterfeiting), technology transfers, IP transactions, opinions, and litigation and dispute resolution.
As home to the largest foreign IP practice in Russia, Gowling WLG advises clients across the entire CIS region, Ukraine and the Baltic States. Through our network of carefully selected local firms in the region, we coordinate IP prosecution and litigation in all 15 countries of the former Soviet Union, including the nine Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) countries, as well as Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Georgia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
ARS-Patent is one of the leading Intellectual property firms in Russia with over twenty five years of experience in IP law.
The guiding principle of our firm is to ensure that the needs of each client are reflected in an individually tailored service, provided in the most proficient, cost-effective and timely manner.
Established in 1993, ARS-Patent has a long record of serving domestic and foreign clients interested in securing their intellectual property rights in Russia, Eurasian region and abroad. Launched as a three-person partnership, ARS-Patent has developed into a firm with 26 patent and trademark attorneys and about 60 members of support staff. From early on, it was one of our priorities to assemble a team of professionals with in-depth knowledge of technology and IP law. And we are pleased that it has not stayed unnoticed: year after year patent and trademark attorneys of ARS-Patent remain recognized in prestigious international and domestic rankings.
ARS-Patent’s team members come from a wide range of industries and academic fields, which enables our firm to connect each client with the expert best suited to quickly grasp and effectively address client’s specific needs.
ARS-Patent is doing its utmost to keep up-to-date on rapidly developing IP practice in Russia and worldwide. To stay informed on the latest technological advancements, our team members regularly attend the largest international conferences and events hold for industry and research communities.
ARS-Patent provides a comprehensive range of IP services in Russia and Eurasian region. In Eurasia we act as a single point of contact for clients seeking to obtain regional protection covering Russia and 7 other former Soviet republics: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan – the signatories of the Eurasian Patent Convention.
Our services cover all aspects of Intellectual Property law, including trademarks, industrial designs, inventions and utility models, software and databases, domain names and copyrights. We handle filing, prosecution, opposition, maintenance, transaction and enforcement of intellectual property rights related to all kinds of technological advancements, ranging from spacecrafts to pharmaceuticals.
Apart from the above, ARS-Patent also assists clients at pre-filing stage. Our specialists perform comprehensive clearance searches and evaluations of applications to prevent our clients from wasting their time and money on filing non-patentable or non-registrable matters. As one of post-grant services we offer trademark watching, which has proved to be effective in ceasing infringements at their earliest stage.
Clients can rely on us for providing anti-counterfeiting measures, including establishment of co-operation with the police, interaction with the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing, representation of client’s interests before the Customs authority and recording trademarks in the Customs Register.
Network Memberships: AIPLA, AIPPI, FICPI, INTA, ITMA, LES International, MARQUES, PTMG, Russian Chamber of Patent Attorneys
Gorodissky & Partners is a leading IP law firm in Russia that was founded by patent & trademark attorneys and lawyers who commenced their professional careers in 1959. The firm’s main jurisdictions are Russia and Ukraine but thanks to the existed trustworthy network Gorodissky & Partners represents clients around Eurasia.
Today’s team of 140 IP professionals provides domestic and foreign clients and associates with comprehensive, professional and cost effective legal services in respect of all IP including inventions, trademarks, designs, utility models, copyrights, software and domain names. The services include prosecution, searches, FTO, enforcement including litigation and mediation, disposal, taxation, accounting, due-diligence, M&A deals, translation, etc. Gorodissky & Partners is a regional provider for annuities, renewals and recordals in Eurasia. Its team is known for the unique combination of experts in various spheres that allows to solve even the most sophisticated cases successfully.
Gorodissky & Partners provides individual and professional approach to each client among whom are major industrial companies and corporations, academic, research and financial institutions, SMEs, enterpreneurs and individuals (authors and inventors), public and state organizations.
Network Memberships: AIPPI, FICPI, LESI, IFA, INTA, MARQUES, ECTA, PTMG, AIPLA, EFL, IDI, ICC, CCI France Russie, Russian Franchise Association (RAF), the Russian Chamber of Patent Attorneys, the Council of Eurasian Patent Attorneys, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and Global Alliance PrivacyRules.
Papula-Nevinpat was founded in Finland more than 40 years ago by Patent Councelor Antti Papula. Today we serve hundreds of clients from startups to global Fortune 500 companies in Finland and around the world, including the US and China. This makes us one of the largest patent, trademark and design agencies in Finland. Our head office is in Helsinki, with branch offices in Lappeenranta, Tampere and Pori.
We also have a strong foothold in Eurasia, as the first foreign IP company to set up an office in Russia more than 20 years ago, and we continue to be the biggest foreign presence there. We offer IP services in all of the former Soviet Union states (including the Eurasian region): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
We annually file over 700 patent applications with the Russian Patent Office (Rospatent) and over 200 with the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO).
In 2012, Papula-Nevinpat opened an office in Munich, in a move to deepen our European patent expertise through closer proximity to the European Patent Office.
With representation in both Europe and Eurasia, we are able to provide our clients a cost-effective way of protecting their industrial property rights abroad.
Our experts have a profound understanding of various technical fields, industrial branches, and jurisdictions to protect your rights efficiently and reliably. Backed by our long experience in international systems and practices we make sure your rights are properly protected.