Marshala Rybalko, 2, k.8, of. 300


Patent star

Trade mark star



Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Patent office proceedings
Patent prosecution
Patent strategy & counseling



Moscow Physics Engineering Institute, physical engineer
Moscow Academy of Law, LLM
Russian Institute of Intellectual Property, PhD (Law)

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Network Memberships: INTA, AIPPI, LES, FICPI

Aleksey has practised IP law since 1993. He specialises in patent litigation, including infringement and validity trials. He is well known for successful invalidation of more than 40 Russian and Eurasian patents, mostly focusing on pharmaceuticals, applied science and electronics while the amount of successfully defended patents in validity trials is over 55.

Aleksey has dealt with more than 250 patent and trademark litigations before Russian courts and administrative bodies.

Aleksey has prevailed in many precedent-setting cases, including:
- the first successful online trademark enforcement action and recovery of damages;
- the first successful database copyright enforcement, with significant damages recovered;
- the first pharmaceutical patent enforcement, with significant compensation for damages;
- the first successful recovery of moral damages in a patent infringement case;
- the first successful enforcement of an appellation of origin;
- successful defence of pharmaceutical product manufacturer against infringement claim based on method of treatment with produced product.

Key IP Areas:
  • Designs
  • Patent
  • Trade Mark


Key Practice Areas:
  • Litigation
  • Strategy & Advisory


Sector Expertise:
  • Engineering
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Food & Beverage
  • Luxury Goods
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media inc Entertainment & Publishing
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals inc Biotechnology + Life Sciences

Last updated 17th July 2018