Maria Aronikova Partner

Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +7 495 502 1251

Fax: +7 495 787 2071


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Primary office:  Moscow

Maria Aronikova

Maria Aronikova is a partner in Gowling WLG's Moscow office, a registered trademark attorney and a certified court expert.

Maria has extensive experience in litigation, trademark rights and copyright protection, unfair competition and domain disputes. She advises with regard to unfair competition, copyright protection and domain disputes.

She has represented international and Russian applicants before the Russian Patent Office, Russian Intellectual Property Court, commercial courts and the courts of general jurisdiction on various IP issues including trademarks, copyright and corporate names.

As a certified court expert, Maria participates in court hearings as an independent IPR protection expert.

As a certified trademark agent, Maria focuses on trademark-related matters, including due diligence, prosecution, enforcement, licensing and franchising.

Maria has written numerous articles for Russian and international press on law-related topics. Prior to joining the firm, Maria was an associate with one of the "Big Four" firms in Russia.


Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

  • 2018

  • 2015

    • Education
      Chamber of Judicial Experts (RU), Certificate
  • 2012

    • Education
      Chamber of Judicial Experts (RU), Certificate
  • 2009

    • Education
      World Intellectual Property Organization, Certificate
    • Education
      Chamber of Judicial Experts (RU), Certificate
  • 1999

    • Education
      Saint-Petersburg State Pedagogical University , JD with high honors
    • Education
      Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property, MA, ongoing


  • Chamber of Patent Attorneys