Dr. Vakhnina has more than 35 years of experience of work in IP, including patents. She was registered as a patent and trademark attorney of the Russian Federation in 1993, and obtained registration as a Eurasian patent attorney. She received her master’s degree in juridical science in 2001, and was made advocate of the Russian Federation in 2002.
Dr Vakhnina is an honorary advocate of the Russian Federation.
Her areas of interest include rights in patents, trademarks, and designs with rights in other kinds of IP. At present, Dr Vakhnina actively practises law before the arbitration courts, IP Court, the anti-monopoly committee and the Chamber for Patent Disputes, protecting the interests of IP owners. She is the author of a number of inventions herself, and speaks fluent English.
According to the most reputable Russian and foreign magazines, Dr Vakhnina is one of the leading IP professionals in Russia. She was recommended by Russian business newspaper Vedomosti and the website www.pravo.ru as one of 2015′s best Russian lawyers and as one of 2016′s best Russian lawyers for IP by The Bestlawyers.com. In 2010 / 2011 / 2013 / 2014 and 2016 she was listed as a leading legal expert by Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers. “IAM Patent 1000″ included Dr. Vakhnina to the list of the best Individuals: litigation, as well as firm “Vakhnina and Partners” ranked as one of 6 best IP firms in Russia for Litigation and transaction.
IAM 1000 (2014) – “Tatyana Vakhnina who has nearly four decades of experience advising clients across the IP spectrum. An advocate and a Russian and Eurasian Patent attorney, there is no patent issue that she can not handle.”She is honorary advocate of the Russian Federation, a patent attorney of the Russian Federation and a Eurasian patent attorney.
According to Chambers Europe, 2009 edition, ‘Tatyana Vakhnina is an admirable lawyer with remarkable experience in the field’.
2015: Dr Vakhnina won the case on compensation of 1.1M USD for infringement of rights for a trademark. This is one of the largest compensation ever paid for trademark infringement in Russia.
Key IP Practices
- Counterfeiting/Gray Market Goods
- Design Patents
- Patent Litigation
- Trademark Counselling and Prosecution
- Defence; Aerospace, Security, Unmanned Aerial System
- Food & Beverage
- Industrial Manufacturing
- Oil and Gas
- Sports and Fitness
- Mechanics and Electronics: Electronics, Electronical engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technologies, Electronics and digital signal processing, Computer Technologies/software
Last Updated 22nd July 2016