Gorodissky & Partners
With headquarters in Moscow and 12 branch offices in Russia and one in Ukraine, Gorodissky & Partner is a home-grown Russian IP boutique and a leading player in every aspect of the protection, disposal and enforcement of IP rights. Our main jurisdictions are Russia and Ukraine, but through our trusted network of firms, we represent clients across Eurasia too.
Gorodissky & Partners is the largest IP practice in Russia, originally founded by patent and trademark attorneys and lawyers whose professional careers started in 1959.
Gorodissky & Partners is the only IP law firm in Russia to have been certified by the international standard ISO 9001: 2015, which guarantees the high quality of services provided and confirms compliance with international quality management standards.
Today’s team of 140 IP professionals provides domestic and foreign clients and associates with comprehensive, professional and cost-effective legal services in respect of all intellectual property, including inventions, trademarks, designs, utility models, copyright, software and domain names. The services we render include prosecution, searches, freedom-to-operate opinions, enforcement (including litigation and mediation), disposal, taxation, accounting, due diligence, M&A deals and translation. We are the regional provider for annuities, renewals and recordals in Eurasia.
Our team is known for its unique combination of expertise in numerous sectors, which enables us to handle even the most sophisticated cases successfully. We have a deep insight into our clients’ needs and are able to suggest the most efficient IP solutions. Our principal industries sectors include information technology, electronics, mechanics, physics, chemistry, biotech, pharma, medicine and nanotech. The firm’s IT department has created a bespoke e-system that enables electronic correspondence exchanges, billing and deadline control, under tight security.
Major Russian and international companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, state organisations, academic and scientific entities, universities, financial institutions and individuals are among our clients.
In addition to considerable experience and profound knowledge of Russian and international IP law and practice, our professionals have prestigious educational backgrounds in practically all science disciplines, 30 academic degrees and skills in the art. They upgrade their professional qualification by regular training with law firms in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Sweden and get further IP education at universities and law schools in the United States, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
They are regular speakers at international IP conferences and authors of many professional publications.
Our patent/trademark attorneys and lawyers are members of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys, the Licensing Executives Society International, the International Franchising Organisation, INTA, MARQUES, the European Communities Trademark Association, the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, European Franchising Federation, the International Distribution Institute, the International Chamber of Commerce, the French-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Russian Franchise Association, the Russian Chamber of Patent Attorneys, the Council of Eurasian Patent Attorneys, the International Association of Privacy Professionals and Global Alliance PrivacyRules.
We create modern strategies of IP management for companies that seek to manufacture new products and offer new services.
We have mastered the art of IP consulting in every business sector, including information technology, media and telecommunications, pharmacy and biotechnology, mechanics and industrial manufacturing, consumer goods and retail, entertainment and sports.
Our services priorities
Main industries and business sectors
- Animal feed
- Automotive production
- Consumer goods
- E-commerce system
- Energy and natural resources
- Exploration and extraction of minerals
- Finance and investment
- Food production
- Genetic engineering
- Glass and ceramic production
- Hotel and catering
- Household chemicals and home care
- Information technology
- Instrument engineering
- Iron and nonferrous metallurgy
- Machine building
- Media and e-communications
- Nano technology
- Oil and gas extraction and processing
- Perfumery and cosmetics
- Personal care products
- Printing machinery
- Real estate
- Space and aircraft production
- Sports and leisure
- Tobacco products and equipment
Gorodissky & Partners
B Spasskaya Str
- Valery Medvedev, Managing partner
- N Novgorod
- St Petersburg