Vladimir Biriulin

Partner at Gorodissky & Partners

Vladimir Biriulin graduated from the Moscow State Linguistic University as an interpreter (Spanish, English and French) and from the Moscow University of Law as a lawyer. He started his legal career in 1973 at a major IP firm and furthered his studies in IP law at the Central Institute of Intellectual Property (Moscow). Mr Biriulin joined Gorodissky & Partners in 1998; he became a partner in 2001.

Mr Biriulin has considerable experience in counselling clients on Russian and foreign IP law, international IP treaties, conventions and agreements, technology transfer and licensing, infringement of IP rights, unfair competition, parallel import and copyright. He also advises clients on arbitration proceedings and licensing issues. He regularly represents clients in technically and legally complex infringement cases before the Russian courts, including the IP Court, covering a wide range of IP subjects.

Mr Biriulin frequently speaks at conferences and seminars, both in Russia and abroad, as well as contributes articles to IP magazines in Russia and abroad.


  • IP rights protection
  • Legal proceedings
  • Technology transfer
  • Disposal of IP rights (licensing, franchising and assignment agreements)


Mr Biriulin is listed among the world’s most prominent figures in the field of patent prosecution, litigation and licensing in The Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, IAM Patent 1000, WTR 1000, MIP IP Stars, Expert Guides, WIPR Leaders and Leaders League.

Professional associations

  • IPLA

Firm details

Gorodissky & Partners
B Spasskaya Str 25
bldg 3
Moscow 129090

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