Recent Deals

"Coming up with hidden critical issues."
Nalco Company
Vaclav Harant, General Director for Russia and CIS
"The team of real professionals, each of them capable, when necessary, of providing robust legal support for achieving any business objective."
Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
Alexander Redkin, Legal Director
"We would like to note the impeccable quality of the services provided to us and the high standard of professionalism demonstrated by the team, together with a profound understanding of our business specifics and strategic mission."
Sibur
Aleksey Nikiforov, Legal Support,
"… a profound understanding of how the Russian energy industry ticks and an impressive track record of energy and infrastructure projects, including with an international footprint."
RusHydro
Dmitry Panchenko, Legal Director
"An undeniable strength of the firm is its high level of competence and the ability to find the best solution to complex legal challenges."
United Metallurgical Company (OMK)
Vladimir Markin, President

VimpelCom

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Successfully acted for Vimpelcom in court action with Gala Records concerning the alleged infringement of copyright and neighbouring rights as a result of a song by a famous Russian singer (Sergei Shnurov) being used in a TV commercial for our client’s services.

Santek

FMCG
Representation of Santek in 12 cases (more than 40 court sessions) in different parts of Russia – Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, Essentuki, Ekaterinburg, Perm, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk. Cases are connected with using trade marks on the packaging of “Golden Eagle” coffee.

A leading big foreign cosmetics production company

FMCG
Fashion & Beauty
In a lawsuit contesting a resolution passed by the Chamber for Patent Disputes of Rospatent regarding early termination of legal protection for a trademark, our lawyers successfully defended the interests of a leading big foreign cosmetics production company in the RF Supreme Arbitration Court.

Software house

Advising a software house in the UK and Russia on misuse of confidential information and copyright infringement issues as a result of a big team of ex-employees setting up a competing business and collaborating with our client’s biggest customer.

Philips

FMCG
Successfully interceded and acted on behalf of Philips in a case initiated by the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service regarding circulation of improper advertisements.

A number of well-known German companies (motor industry)

Automotive
Industrial Manufacturing
We successfully represented a number of well-known German companies (motor industry) in a series of litigations against the patent-holders in disputes over patent invalidity

A major German pharmaceutical company

Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
Our lawyers represented the interests of a major German pharmaceutical company in a series of patent disputes relating to the client’s inventions initiated under statements of claim filed by companies producing generic medications.

FritoLay

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
In Russia we have also represented FritoLay in a dispute involving patent infringement that might have resulted in a criminal case being initiated against our client. Our lawyers successfully defended the interests of our client during the pre-trial investigation and prevented the client from being criminally prosecuted.

General Partnership SmartMoney

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Our attorneys have successfully protected the rights of General Partnership SmartMoney in court disputes over unlawful use of the clients’ trade marks in domain names by Russian cyber-squatters.