Gorodissky & Partners
A home-grown Russian IP boutique, Gorodissky & Partners is a leading firm in every aspect of the protection, disposal and enforcement of IP rights. With headquarters in Moscow, 12 branch offices in Russia and one in Ukraine, the firm’s main jurisdictions are Russia and Ukraine, but its established network of trusted partners enables it to represent clients across the whole of Eurasia.
Gorodissky & Partners is the largest IP practice in Russia and among the top 10 largest IP law firms in Europe. The firm was founded by patent and trademark attorneys and lawyers who commenced their professional careers in 1959.
Gorodissky & Partners is a unique and highly professional team of 140 patent and trademark attorneys and IP lawyers with profound knowledge in various fields of science, technology and law, as well as considerable experience and practice of successful representation of clients’ interests before the Russian and foreign Patent and Trademark Offices, courts and administrative bodies.
Gorodissky & Partners assists clients with the protection and defence of various IP rights (inventions, trademarks, industrial designs, know-how, copyright and neighbouring rights), in and out of court dispute resolution, IP due diligence, taxation, accounting, licensing, security, pledging, franchising and technology transfer, legal support of business, internet projects and electronic commerce, anti-counterfeiting, unfair competition and false advertising.
The firm devises modern IP management strategies for companies in relation to the launch of new products and services.
The firm is also the regional provider for annuities, renewals and recordals in Eurasia.
Gorodissky & Partners’ lawyers and attorneys have extensive experience of IP consultancy in every business sector, including information technology, media and telecommunications, pharmacy and biotechnology, mechanics and industrial manufacturing, consumer goods and retail, entertainment and sports.
The expertise of each team member in various areas is uniquely combined to enable the firm to solve even the most sophisticated cases successfully. A deep insight into clients’ needs also enables the firm’s professionals to come up with the most efficient IP solutions. The firm has particular experience and expertise in information technology, electronics, mechanics, physics, chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medicine, nanotechnology, construction, energy and natural resources, finance and investment, and tobacco products and equipment. The firm’s IT department also created a bespoke system to allow for secure electronic correspondence exchange, billing and deadline control to streamline these processes.
Gorodissky & Partners provides an individual and professional approach to each of its clients, among which are major industrial companies and corporations, academic, research and financial institutions, SMEs, state organisations, entrepreneurs and individuals (authors and inventors), as well as public and state organisations.
In addition to their considerable experience and profound knowledge of Russian and international IP legislation, the firm’s professionals have a prestigious educational background in most science disciplines, 30 academic degrees and skills in the art. They keep their professional qualifications up to date by regularly training at partner law firms in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Sweden, and gaining further IP education at universities and law schools in the United States, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
The firm’s IP professionals are also frequent speakers at international IP conferences and authors of many IP specialist articles and books. They have repeatedly been recognised among the best IP lawyers by the world’s most respected legal rankings.
The firm’s patent and 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 Franchise Association, INTA, MARQUES, the European Communities Trademark Association, the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the European Franchise Lawyers, 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 Privacy Rules.
Gorodissky & Partners
B Spasskaya Str 25
- Valery Medvedev, Managing partner
- N Novgorod
- St Petersburg