Recent projects
Advised an international organization granting qualification in accounting and audit and represented its interests in a domain dispute and a dispute with a former employee on non-use of a trade mark.
ALRUD - Law Firm of the year 2019 in Russia

Intellectual Property

  • Structuring, appraisal and due diligence of intellectual property objects
  • Advising on usage and protection of trademarks, business names, objects of copyright and neighbouring rights, including the matters arising out of sales of counterfeit goods and acts of unfair competition
  • Advising on technology matters including information technologies, Internet trading and know-how, and on data protection issues
  • Advising on usage of intellectual property objects in the Internet
  • Registration of trademarks with Rospatent including preliminary comprehensive analysis of designations in order to evaluate the chances of their registration as Russian trademarks
  • Inclusion of trademarks into the unified customs register of intellectual property objects with a view to ensuring control over import of goods marked by such trademarks
  • Challenging decisions, acts/omission of Rospatent with respect to issues related to the trademarks
  • Advising on advertising, marketing and conducting promotional events
  • Designing of franchising schemes and drafting of the respective agreements
  • Drafting of trademark licence agreements, trademark assignment and pledge agreements. Registration of agreements related to trademarks with Rospatent
  • Drafting of copyright/other IP rights’ license agreements, agreements for the assignment and pledge of intellectual property rights
  • Advising of distributors, dealers and software designers on intellectual property matters including those connected with copyright and know-how protection
  • Drafting of agreements for development of information technologies and software licensing
  • Advising on acquisition of rights and use of works made for hire
  • Legal support of creation, conduct and development of business in the Internet
  • Representation of clients at domain names auctions
  • Dispute resolution in the sphere of intellectual property rights, namely relating to: 
    • Domain names, including disputes connected with cybersquatting;
    • Copyright, including rights to software;
    • Trademarks, including challenging of registration of third persons’ trademarks, disputes arising out of license agreements;
    • Intellectual property in the Internet;
    • Misleading advertising;
    • Unfair competition.

ALRUD Law Firm’s lawyers are ‘a blessing’: ‘not only are they responsive, but they follow instructions and stay within agreed budgets’ Legal 500, 2012