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Whether you're already doing business in Russia or just considering entering the market, managing and defending your intellectual property (IP) rights can be a daunting prospect. So can knowing whether or not you're getting the right IP legal advice. That's where Gowling WLG comes in.

Gowling WLG is one of the world's most respected, experienced and trusted law firms when it comes to protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights. Through our Moscow office, our award-winning team of IP practitioners has worked seamlessly with a global clientele for over two decades to deliver strategic advice in all aspects of IP law throughout Russia and the CIS.

Our clients never have to choose between world-class IP support, local expertise, and outstanding service and value - because our dedicated team in Russia delivers on all counts.

Full-service IP support

As a specialty IP firm, we provide top-tier legal support in all areas of IP law - from patents, trademarks and brand enforcement to IP litigation, strategic portfolio management and market-entry counsel.

Top-ranked IP practitioners

Our Moscow office boasts some of Russia's most highly regarded IP lawyers, litigators, and patent and trademark attorneys, so you can be confident you're getting the advice you need to fully maximise and protect your IP rights.

Local expertise

With over 20 years of on-the-ground experience in Russia, we leverage our thorough understanding of the country's IP legal and regulatory environment to help you identify and mitigate risks, reduce administrative obstacles, and achieve your broader business objectives.

Industry know-how

Gowling WLG has extensive experience in managing global IP portfolios across a range of industries, and many of our professionals hold specialised expertise in science, engineering and technology. This enables us to better understand your business and help you realise the full value of your IP in the Russian market.

Superior client service & value

We take pride in not only delivering outstanding legal advice, but also exceptional client service and value. This is reflected in the personal, responsive service we provide, in the innovative, tailored solutions we create, and in our commitment to giving you the best-possible value for your legal spend.

Areas of expertise

We offer comprehensive IP advice across a full range of areas, including:

  • Patent prosecution
  • Trademark and brand enforcement
  • IP litigation and dispute resolution
  • IP portfolio and asset management
  • Copyrights
  • Designs
  • Domain names
  • Advertising, marketing and regulatory affairs
  • Media and entertainment
  • Licensing and technology transfers
  • Trade secrets
  • Strategic IP/market entry counselling

Learn more

Because we've practised IP law in Russia for over twenty years, we hold an unparalleled understanding of the Russian market. Aside from providing world-class IP advice, we can also help co-ordinate any support you may require in other legal areas, including the facilitation of complex M&A transactions and corporate litigation matters.

To learn more about how we can help you succeed in Russia and beyond, please contact David Aylen or any member of our team.

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