Sergey Medvedev

Partner at Gorodissky & Partners

Sergey Medvedev graduated from MGIMO University in 2006, then in 2007 he finished his master’s at the John Marshall Law School. He received his PhD from the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property in 2012. 

Mr Medvedev has extensive experience representing clients in various Russian courts. He has represented large German, Japanese, Russian, US and UK companies from a number of business sectors including finance, plastic production, food industry, sports and entertainment, hotel and restaurant business, among others, in cases concerning trademark and patent rights protection, counterfeiting, parallel imports, illegal use on the Internet, software rights, disputes regarding the recovery of debts under patent licence agreements and franchising agreements.

Mr Medvedev frequently speaks at conferences and seminars, both in Russia and abroad. He is the author of numerous publications in IP magazines in Russia and abroad.

He specialises in:

  • intellectual property and information technologies;
  • trademarks, industrial designs, software, databases and domains;
  • the Internet, e-commerce and data protection;
  • advertising, unfair competition and media law;
  • IP and IT transactions;
  • franchising, distribution and outsourcing;
  • IP and IT due diligence;
  • litigation and dispute resolution;
  • customs law and anti-counterfeiting; and
  • copyright, related rights and anti-piracy.

Mr Medvedev is listed among the world’s most prominent figures in The Legal 500The Best LawyersWho’s Who Legal and WTR 1000.

Professional associations:

  • the American Bar Association (IP law, franchising);
  • Licensing Executive Society International;
  • the International Franchising Association;
  • the International Distribution Institute;
  • European Franchise Lawyers;
  • the International Association of Privacy Professionals;
  • PrivacyRules; and
  • INTA.

Professional associations

  • ABA
  • IFA
  • LES International

Firm details

Gorodissky & Partners
B Spasskaya Street 25
Building 3
Moscow 129090

Contact details

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