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Julianna Tabastajewa
Partner

Primary Office: Moscow

Julianna Tabastajewa

Julianna Tabastajewa is a partner in Gowling WLG's Moscow office. Her practice focuses on intellectual property protection and litigation, pharmaceutical law, competition law, media law, and franchising. She also has extensive experience in domestic litigation and arbitration in Russia.

Throughout her career, Julianna has represented major Russian and international companies in sophisticated copyright, trademark, patent and domain disputes, including several successful precedent cases for Quelle AG, Volkswagen AG, Audi AG and Champagne Cristal Louis Roederer.

Julianna has contributed significantly to new domain regulations in the Russian Federation and has written extensively on the subject. She also worked with the Russian Franchising Association on changes to franchising law and advised media, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies on related issues in Russia.

Prior to joining the firm, Julianna served as head of the intellectual property and information technology department in the Moscow office of a Munich-based international law firm for over 9 years, and in the Moscow office of a Washington, D.C.-based international firm for over four years.

Julianna has authored over 70 publications on IP issues.


November2015

Expert Guides: Women in Business Law 2015

Featured insights & resources

Yarovaya Law: Russian Parliament passes package of laws on data retention obligations

Julianna Tabastajewa

Articles September 12, 2016

Domain disputes: Difficult search for the competent court

Julianna Tabastajewa

Articles September 12, 2016

Memberships

Career & Recognition

2015

November 2015

Expert Guides: Women in Business Law 2015

2015

July 2015

Managing Intellectual Property 2015

2015

June 2015

Chambers Europe 2015

2015

May 2015

The Best Lawyers in Russia 2016

2015

April 2015

Chambers Global 2015

2015

February 2015

World Trademark Review 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals , 2015

2014

June 2014

Managing IP ’s Trade Mark & Copyright Handbook 2014

2014

May 2014

The Best Lawyers in Russia 2015

2014

April 2014

Chambers Global 2014

2014

February 2014

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 2014

2013

December 2013

Expert Guides: Women in Business Law 2013

2013

May 2013

The Best Lawyers in Russia® (CIS), 2013

2013

May 2013

Chambers Europe 2013

2013

April 2013

Chambers Global 2013

2013

February 2013

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 (2013)

2012

May 2012

Guide to the World's Leading Trade Mark Law Practitioners 2012

2012

April 2012

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 (2012)

2012

April 2012

Chambers Global 2012

2011

June 2011

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 — The definitive guide to trademark legal services (2011)

2011

March 2011

PLC Which Lawyer? 2011

2011

2011

Who's Who Legal: Canada — Leading Lawyer in Intellectual Property

2010

February 2010

Expert Guides, 2010

2002

2002

The Institute of State and Law of The Russian Academy of Sciences, Postgraduate Degree in Civil Law

1991

1991

Krasnoyarsk State University, LLB

Julianna Tabastajewa
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Julianna Tabastajewa

Julianna Tabastajewa is a partner in Gowling WLG's Moscow office. Her practice focuses on ...

Julianna Tabastajewa
Featured insights & resources

Yarovaya Law: Russian Parliament passes package of laws on data retention obligations

Julianna Tabastajewa

Article September 12, 2016

Memberships

Insights & Resources

Yarovaya Law: Russian Parliament passes package of laws on data retention obligations

Julianna Tabastajewa

Article September 12, 2016

Domain disputes: Difficult search for the competent court

Julianna Tabastajewa

Article September 12, 2016

Russian Bill on telemedicine to remove legal uncertainty

Multiple Authors

Article September 6, 2016

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Julianna Tabastajewa

Julianna Tabastajewa is a partner in Gowling WLG's Moscow office. Her practice focuses on ...

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EXTERNAL PUBLICATIONS &
PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Article for German-Russian Lawyers Association Bulletin, “The structure and competence of the new Intellectual Property Court, recently court practice in IP sphere in Russia”, Nr. 56, September, 2013

Advertising and Marketing Law Handbook, International Adlaw chapter, 2012

“Challenging legal protection of the International Trademark Registrations in Russia” in the Russian legal magazine “Corporate Lawyer”, No 9, 2011

“Russian Chapter of the IP” in Business Transactions Handbook (Practical Law Company Book), 2011

“Russian Chapter of the IP” in Life sciences book. Globe Business Publishing Ltd.; 2011.

"Hidden Dangers," World Trademark Review, Globe Business Publishing Ltd, March 1, 2010

"Exhaustion of Right on Trademarks in Russia," Korporativny Jurist (In-house Counsel), September 21, 2009

"Chapter 12: Russian Federation," Global Pharmacovigilance Laws & Regulations: The Essential Reference, Food & Drug Law Institute, June 6, 2009

"Privacy & Data Security Law Update," Privacy & Data Security Law Journal, March 2, 2009

"Intellectual Property and Media Law," Euroforum, training course “Successful Business in Russia,” lection 10, May 1, 2008

Client Work

Successfully represented French elite champagne house Champagne Louis Roederer in a dispute with the Rospatent (Russian Agency for Patent and Trademarks) and the Russian Federal state-owned enterprise Soyuzplodoimport on providing legal protection for the combined trade-mark Cristal Louis Roederer (champagne label) in Russia. The court has reversed the decision of the Russian Chamber for Patent Disputes to cancel the legal protection of the "Cristal" trade-mark in Russia.

Advised a major international company selling clothes and household products by mail, on intellectual property issues, including successfully representing the company in a number of litigation cases relating to the disputes in connection with infringement of the company's trade-mark rights in the Internet domain names, and with regard to the acquisition of the trade-mark portfolio in the course of acquisition of another international company business.

Legal advice to a well-known American producer of woman's and children's footwear (under PayLess trade-mark), in connection with the opening of a franchising network in Russia.

Successfully represented Volkswagen AG in a complex cyber squatting dispute in connection with the infringement of VW trade-marks in the domain vw.ru.

Successfully represented Volkswagen AG in a case relating to trade-mark infringement in advertising and obtained a precedent judgment before the Supreme Arbitrage Court of the Russian Federation.

Represented Nestlé in connection with trade-mark protection against a major competitor and advised on copyright issues with regard to the purchase of the Russian company Bystrov.

Julianna Tabastajewa
Profile highlights

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Julianna Tabastajewa

Julianna Tabastajewa is a partner in Gowling WLG's Moscow office. Her practice focuses on ...

Julianna Tabastajewa
Featured insights & resources

Yarovaya Law: Russian Parliament passes package of laws on data retention obligations

Julianna Tabastajewa

Article September 12, 2016

Follow Julianna on Twitter @GowlingsRu

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