IAM Patent 1000
Our Valery Medvedev, Vladimir Biriulin, Yury Kuznetsov, Sergey Dorofeev, Natalia Stepanova and Evgeny Aleksandrov have been ranked as the Russian leading patent specialists for the 2014 edition of the IAM Patent 1000 – “The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners” among world most prominent figures in the field of patent prosecution, litigation and transaction.
Russia’s Best IP Lawyers
In Best Lawyers Leaders - 2013 international rating IP law firm Gorodissky & Partners is in the Top-10 in the Russian market.
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner, Partners – Vladimir Biriulin, Sergey Dorofeev, Irina Korzun, Aleksey Kratyuk, Yury Kuznetsov, Elena Nazina, Irina Rogal, Ludmila Serova, Vladimir Trey (all of Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), and Viktor Stankovsky, Partner (Gorodissky & Partners, St.Petersburg) are included in the 2013 edition of Russia’s Best Lawyers.
www.BestLawyers.com and Russian business newspaper «Vedomosti» of April 26, 2013
LEGAL500 - 2013
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner, Patent and Trademark Attorney, Anatoly Pavlovsky, Ph.D, Senior Partner, Patent Attorney, and Vladimir Trey, Partner, Trademark Attorney, (all of Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow) are featured in “Legal500/EMEA 2013” as being highly recommended IP specialists in Russia.
Who’s Who Legal 2012
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner, Patent and Trademark Attorney, and Vladimir Biriulin, Partner, Chief lawyer (both of Gorodissky & Partners, Moscow), are nominated among the world’s leading practitioners in trademarks in The International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers 2012. Vladimir Biriulin is also nominated in The International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers 2012 (www.whoswholegal.com)
“Soviet” old trademarks are diluted in the customers’ eyes because of litigations, sales are decreasing” – it is the opinion of Viktor Stankovsky, Director of Gorodissky & Partners St.Petersburg office. According to his words, “companies could conclude an agreement dividing regions of production and brands or exchange cross-licenses for manufacturing goods”.
//11.12.2013, Vedomosti – St.Petersburg
“Domik v derevne” trademark could be put up for sale
About 30 applications for famous trademarks (among them Valio, President, Domik v derevne) have been recently filed with the Russian PTO for goods “sour cream”, “fermented baked milk”, “condensed milk”, which were added to Class 29 as of January 1, 2013. According to Vladimir Biriulin, Partner of IP Law Firm Gorodissky & Partners (Moscow), the Russian PTO would probably reject such applications, but “if these trade marks would ever be registered, the right owners are able to appeal the registrations in the Chamber of Patent Disputes with highly probable subsequent cancellation of registrations of these trade marks”.
// 16.01.2013, RBC daily
FIFA IS REGISTERING WORLD CUP 2018 TRADEMARKS
«Three trademarks including Russia-2018 have already been registered in Classes 35 (adverts) and 41 (sport events arrangement) of International Classification of Goods and Services. Others are to be registered in greater number of classes», - told Vladimir Biriulin, Partner of the IP Law Firm Gorodissky & Partners, which took to the registration of these trademarks.
// 03.10.2012, RBCdaily.ru