Alexandra Russu

Legal Assistant



Alexandra specializes in dispute resolution, intellectual property protection and information technology regulation. Alexandra participates in consulting for Russian and international companies in connection with their operations in Russia.


  • providing assistance to one of the largest B2C banks in Russia in a wide range of IP matters connected to the client’s business activities in Russia, which involves advising on different matters of IP rights licensing as well as advising on the strategy for registering trademarks

  • assisting one of the largest international manufacturers of sportswear and footwear on advertising law

  • assisting the largest IT company in Russia providing over 100 different IT services in a series of cases (more than ten) in a dispute with one of its competitors over the use of a trademark. The case has formed the court practice for the application of part 10 of Art. 1483 of the Russian Civil Code concerning entering one trademark into another

  • assisting Bayer HealthCare in several patent litigations in Russia against a Russian manufacturer of generics and some other generic drug manufacturers

  • providing assistance in preparing an expert opinion for an English court on asset disclosure in the Russian Federation


2020–2025National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Bachelor’s Degree in Law


  • English
  • Russian


2023–pres. Legal Assistant, BIRCH LEGAL