Intellectual Property and IT Law

“The lawyers give clear and precise answers which get to the essence of the issue within the set deadlines.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

We offer a comprehensive range of services aimed at helping our clients to create, maintain and protect their IP rights ensuring that they effectively reach their business goals.

  • Representing our clients’ interests in the courts of the Russian Federation at all levels
  • Representing our clients’ interests before the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent)
  • Resolving patent disputes
  • Resolving disputes arising from agreements on the creation and use of intellectual property (license agreements, franchise agreements and agreements on the creation of intellectual property objects)
  • Protecting copyright and related rights, including in regard to software, the Internet and e-commerce
  • Resolving disputes involving trademarks, trade names and commercial designations, including disputes over the right to domain names
  • Protecting confidential information and know-how
  • Resolving disputes on the violation of advertising legislation
  • Resolving disputes in cases involving unfair competition
  • Resolving disputes in the field of combating the spread of counterfeit products
  • Drawing up and advising on license agreements and agreements on assignment of intellectual property rights, franchising, engineering agreements, R&D contracts
  • Offering strategic consulting on the creation and use of intellectual property
  • Developing copyright and order agreements, including agreements on the development of trademarks and software, contracts for the transfer of know-how and confidential information
  • Advising on doing business via the Internet (e-commerce)
  • Advising on the collection, storage, use and processing of personal data
  • Advising on legal issues related to the development, use, modification and transactions with IT products
  • Drafting policies and agreements in the field of information technology
  • Developing and analyzing the provisions of distribution agreements, service contracts, agency and other agreements related to the protection of IP, software, personal data and confidential information
  • Conducting legal audits of intellectual property objects, including for the implementation of investment projects
  • Providing tax advice on transactions on the use of intellectual property
  • Advising on the registration, protection and maintenance of trademarks, patents and industrial designs, as well as management of international portfolios of rights to these objects
  • Patenting inventions, utility models and industrial designs, as well as assisting with trademark registration
  • Registering software and domain names, drafting documents related thereto and advising on such registrations
  • Advising on all issues of the protection capacity of IP objects
  • Verifying trademarks for identity and similarity as well as performing patent search and expert assessment
  • Registering trademarks in the Register for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federal Customs Service (TROIS)
Key contacts

Ekaterina Tilling

Partner, Attorney at law, Head of IP and IT practice