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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

Swerford

Acted for the Client in a dispute over infringement of rights to its commercials by a website (contacted law enforcement agencies, arranged for the web pages to be closed down following communications with the hosting provider, etc.).

Elopak

Industrial Manufacturing
Successfully resolved a dispute over unfair use by a competitor, in advertising services on the Internet, of designations confusingly similar to the Client’s trade marks. Use of names identical and similar to these trade marks was halted completely as a result.

Scott Fetzer Company

FMCG
Acted for the Client in a pre-trial dispute settlement in connection with online infringement of the KIRBY trade mark. Our efforts resulted in certain delinquent websites being closed down and domain names unlawfully using the Client’s trade mark being discontinued.

Mars

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
We regularly analyse the contents of our Client’s various promotional websites, checking them for legal risks.

Biggest global motion-picture companies

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Entertainment & Media
Advised on the Anti-piracy Law and opportunities for complete pirate website blocking. Conducted a comprehensive, thorough check on the chain of agreements proving ownership of exclusive IP rights to motion pictures under the US and Russian legislation.

Sick AG

Industrial Manufacturing
Acted for the Client in a dispute with a company incorporated by the Client’s former director that was using the Client’s trade marks in its domain name, on its website and in documents in order to entice away customers. Following case consideration by courts of two instances, the defendant’s use of the trade mark was ruled illegal and the Client awarded compensation.