Our Intellectual Property/TMT practice is one of the most highly regarded practices in the CIS. It comprises of highly qualified and well experienced lawyers, who advise global brands and major technology companies on a wide range of industry issues.
We provide comprehensive legal advice related to registration, transfer, and use of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, inventions, copyright, domain names etc. We conduct due diligence in respect to intellectual property, prepare drafts of contractual documentation, participate in negotiations of transactions and defend our clients' intellectual property rights before patent, customs and law enforcement authorities, in courts and international commercial arbitration.
We advise on regulatory issues in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors and the Internet, including personal data protection, commercially sensitive information and cryptographic operations and any related criminal liability and other risks. Furthermore, our lawyers represent clients in libel suits and advertising law disputes and work closely with public patent authorities and antitrust agencies, are involved in the improvement of legislation and sit on industry committees of business associations. The Firm was one of the initiators behind the IT Industry Lawyer Discussion Club that was established several years ago and rapidly gained popularity as the key meeting platform for the industry lawyers. The members of the Club are engaged in the work of the intellection property commission at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Our exceptionally experienced lawyers are listed by directories such as Managing IP, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, World Trademark Review 1000, Best Lawyers, Legal Experts and Who's Who Legal.