Partner at Gorodissky & Partners
Natalia Nikolaeva is a partner, trademark attorney and lead lawyer at Gorodissky & Partners. She graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1999 and joined Gorodissky & Partners the same year; she became a partner in 2010.
Ms Nikolaeva counsels on all aspects of intellectual property, including patents, know-how and trademarks. She also advises clients on IP rights transfer issues (licenses, assignments), and due diligence and enforcement throughout Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. In addition, she assists with IP enforcement and anti-piracy and handles all types of IP infringement cases before the courts and administrative bodies. She counsels clients from the following business areas, among others: agriculture, automotive production, e-commerce system, fast-moving consumer goods, finance and investment, electronics, exploration and extraction of minerals, food production, construction, media and e-communications, pharmaceuticals, information technology, real estate, transportation, tobacco products and equipment, and textiles.
Ms Nikolaeva is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on the enforcement of IP rights in Russia and abroad, as well as a frequent contributor to Russian and international magazines. She has been repeatedly recognised as a leading IP lawyer by the world’s most respected legal rankings.