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GORODISSKY & PARTNERS
PATENT AND TRADEMARK
ATTORNEYS IP LAWYERSsince 1959
pat@gorodissky.ru Ru En Jp
+7 495 937 6116/6109
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About us

Vladimir Biriulin

Vladimir Biriulin

Partner Russian Patent Attorney
Head of Legal Practice
Moscow
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Education

  • Moscow State Linguistic University (1965–1969)
  • Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (1978–1979)
  • Kutafin Moscow State Law University (1977–1981)

Membership

  • IPLA
  • AIPPI

Experience

  • Sojuzpatent (1973–1999)
  • Gorodissky and Partners since 1999

Languages

  • Russian
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Reference

  • The Best Lawyers©
  • Whos Who Legal
  • IAM Patent 1000
  • WTR-1000
  • MIP IP Stars
  • Expert Guides
  • WIPR Leaders 2016
  • Leaders League
  • IP rights protection
  • Legal proceedings
  • Technology transfer
  • Disposal of IP rights (licensing, franchising and assignment agreements)

Membership

  • IPLA
  • AIPPI

Reference

  • The Best Lawyers©
  • Whos Who Legal
  • IAM Patent 1000
  • WTR-1000
  • MIP IP Stars
  • Expert Guides
  • WIPR Leaders 2016
  • Leaders League
  • “Trademarks and subjects of world cultural heritage” (“Patents and Licenses”, #3, 2008)
  • “Parallel import in the light of parallel logic” (“Patent Attorney”, #1, 2010)
  • Anti-counterfeiting in Russia — demand will always fuel supply” (World Trademark Review, #24, 2010)
  • “Domain name management in the . ru and . zones” (World Trademark Review, #25, 2010)
  • “The choice: litigate or compromise?” (World Trademark Review, #31 2011)
  • “Trade mark owner wins unfair competition case” (Managing Intellectual Property, #215, 2012)
  • “A cake for the beloved mother in law” (Managing Intellectual Property, #216, 2012)
  • “Hispania more recognizable than Vienna?” (Managing Intellectual Property, #217, 2012)
  • “Latin marks win unlikely registrations” (Managing Intellectual Property, #218, 2012)
  • “EU emblem saved by the Patent Office” (Managing Intellectual Property, #219, 2012)
  • “Patent Office saves biblical bread for all” (Managing Intellectual Property, #220, 2012)
  • “Jaguar wins appeal against beastly mark” (Managing Intellectual Property, #221, 2012)
  • “Bourbon too well known to be confusing” (Managing Intellectual Property, #222, 2012)
  • “Versaille mark registered in strange decision” (Managing Intellectual Property, #223, 2012)
  • “Patent Office guns down trade mark raider” (Managing Intellectual Property, #224, 2012)
  • “Authenticity is the key” (World Trademark Review, #34 2012)
  • “Two sides of the same coin” (World Trademark Review, #39 2012)
  • “Pushkin still a poet and not a restaurant” (Managing Intellectual Property, #226, 2013)
  • “No Pompidou toothpaste” (Managing Intellectual Property, #227, 2013)
  • “Can you render services in paradise?” (Managing Intellectual Property, #228, 2013)
  • “Is this squirrel a danger to the public?” (Managing Intellectual Property, #229, 2013)
  • “Trade mark infringement costs dearly” (Managing Intellectual Property, #230, 2013)
  • “IP now has its own court in Russia” (Managing Intellectual Property, #232, 2013)
  • “Dispute over „Drink less“ slogan” (Managing Intellectual Property, #233, 2013)
  • “iPad too simple to be a 3D trade mark” (Managing Intellectual Property, #234, 2013)
  • “Rising to new challenges” (World Trademark Review, #41 2013)
  • “A constantly evolving picture” (World Trademark Review, #45 2013)
  • “Welcome to the club” (IPPro the Internet 2013/14)
  • “Court sides with Gagarins daughter” (Managing Intellectual Property, #235, 2014)
  • “Patent trolls on the march until March” (Managing Intellectual Property, #237, 2014)
  • “Gagarin deserves a better fate” (Managing Intellectual Property, #238, 2014)
  • “Red cross background unprotectable as a trade mark” (Managing Intellectual Property, #239, 2014)
  • “Prokhorovka Battlefield and cultural heritage” (Managing Intellectual Property, #240, 2014)
  • “Bulls clash without loss for either” (Managing Intellectual Property, #241, 2014)
  • “Different fates for Tarantino and Broadway” (Managing Intellectual Property, #243, 2014)
  • “Employees inventions: a load off their minds” (IPPro the Internet 2014/15)
  • “McDonalds can still play music” (Managing Intellectual Property, #245, 2015)
  • “What's in a name? The courts decide” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, February 2015)
  • Chapter Russia (Designs: A Global Guide 2015, a supplement to World Trademark Review, #1, 2015)
  • “Tackling parallel imports” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, February 2015)
  • “Gigolos treated differently in EU and Russia” (Managing Intellectual Property, #248, 2015)
  • “Tax risks of cross-border” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, April 2015)
  • “Is a licence valid without registration?” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, May 2015)
  • “Unprotectable? Not if the words are merged” (Managing Intellectual Property, #250, 2015)
  • “Afterworld knocks on the door of the Supreme Court” (Managing Intellectual Property, #251, 2015)
  • “GASTARBEITER mark expands its presence in Russia” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, July 2015)
  • “Intellectual property acquires a general manager” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, September 2015)
  • “Acquired distinctiveness saves a trade mark” (Managing Intellectual Property, #252, 2015)
  • “Fords status saved by IP Court” (Managing Intellectual Property, #253, 2015)
  • “Law Deals a Blow to the List of Features” (Gorodissky and Partners Information Bulletin, № 3 (106) 2015)
  • Chapter Russia (World Trademark Review Yearbook 2016/2017)
  • “Perfumes in trade marks” (Managing Intellectual Property, #254, 2015)
  • “Ambush marketing in Russia: theory and practice” (World IP Review, November/December 2015)
  • “The perils of secrecy” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, December 2015)
  • “Twin-faced daily bread” (Managing Intellectual Property, #255, 2015)
  • “Anti-monopoly Service tackles health concerns” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, January 2016)
  • “Obvious falseness or wise ingenuity?” (Managing Intellectual Property, #256, 2016)
  • “Protectability may be mind-boggling” (Managing Intellectual Property, #257, 2016)
  • “Pre-judicial procedure to become mandatory” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, March 2016)
  • “Other Rights”, “Application of Civil Remedies against IPR Infringements” (“IP Management in Russia” of Gorodissky & Partners for JETRO, 3rd edition, March 2016)
  • Chapter Russia (“World Trademark Review (WTR) - Anti-counterfeiting 2016”, 2016)
  • “Pharma patent owners can breathe a sigh of relief” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, May 2016)
  • “Green Services or Color Revolution” (Gorodissky and Partners Information Bulletin, № 2 (112) 2016)
  • Franchise 2017 (Chapter Russia) (Getting The Deal Through (GTDT) by Law Business Research (LBR)
  • “Hair cutting patent rejected” (Managing Intellectual Property, #260, 2016)
  • “Lack of graphic similarity enough to retain registration” (International Law Office (ILO), September 2016)
  • “Be brighter, put out the lighter” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, September 2016)
  • “Halloween cannot be privatised” (Managing Intellectual Property, #261, 2016)
  • “Happy hour is over: Patent Office cancels three BLACK RUSSIAN trademarks” (International Law Office (ILO), October 2016)
  • “Is citing photographs possible?” (The Copyright Lawyer, October 2016)
  • “Jackpot for trade mark plaintiff” (Managing Intellectual Property, November 2016)
  • “Authenticity of evidence questioned in patent cancellation proceedings” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, November 2016)
  • “Customs steps up to fight the counterfeiters” (World Trademark Review, Volume 65, February/March 2017; Lexology.com, January 2017)
  • “Edible technical device: register and eat” (Managing Intellectual Property, January 2017)
  • “Trade mark use or right abuse?” (Managing Intellectual Property, February 2017)
  • Patent 2017 (Chapter Russia) (Getting The Deal Through (GTDT) by Law Business Research (LBR)
  • “The importance of being earnest” (Managing Intellectual Property, April 2017)
  • “Line of products and Golden Barrel” (Managing Intellectual Property, June 2017)
  • Intellectual Property Litigation - Annual Review 2017 (Chapter Russia) (Financier Worldwide, August 2017)
  • “ロシアでの模倣対策として ユーラシア連合商標制度を利用する” (知財ぷりずむ Vol. 15 No. 179, August 2017)
  • “Cultural heritage trade mark application rejected” (Managing Intellectual Property, issue 269, September 2017)
  • Franchise 2018 (Chapter Russia) (Getting The Deal Through (GTDT) by Law Business Research (LBR), September 2017)

Presentations

  • “IPR Enforcement in Russia” (IP Annual Seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Shanghai, September 2008)
  • “Parallel Import in BRIC Countries” (BIPF 2010 — BRICS IP Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 2010)
  • “IP Rights Enforcement in Russia” (BIPF 2011 — BRICS IP Forum, Moscow, September 2011)
  • “Doing business in Russia” (LESI Conference, Sandton, South Africa, April 2010)
  • “Parallel Import The End of the Maze?” (IP Annual Seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Moscow, September, 2012)
  • “Intellectual property and law enforcement in Russia” (Annual Seminar “Annual Seminar “IP Strategies for Company’s Successful Development” Moscow, April 2012)
  • “Recent amendments in Russian IP laws” (JETRO Seminar “Russian IP Law”, Moscow, February 2012)
  • “New Russian IP Law of 2008” (Tokyo, February 2012)
  • “The problem of Trademark Non-Use. Dont lose your trademark” (BIPF 2013 — BRICS IP Forum Chicago, USA, May 2013)
  • “Collection of evidence — halfway to successful judgment” (IP Annual Seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Saint Petersburg, August 2013)
  • Large-scale implementation of a trademark: how to save the trademark ownership” (Annual Seminar “IP Strategies for Company’s Successful Development”, Moscow, April 2014)
  • “Intellectual property — the base of technologic development” (International Economic Forum of the states-members of the CIS, Moscow, March 2014)
  • “Enforcement of patents and trademarks, injunctive relief. Landmark court precedents” (BIPF 2014 — BRICS IP Forum, Munich, Germany, October 2014)
  • “Intellectual Property: Fuel of Innovation” (Global IP & Innovation Summit 2016, Shanghai, September 2016)
  • “Intellectual property import substitution” (IP Seminar “The role of intellectual property in doing business today”, Vladivostok, September 2016)
  • “IP in oil and gas industry in the context of import substitution” (3rd Oil and Gas Forum in Perm “New approaches and technologies to maintain the extraction activity on a late stage of field development”, October 2016)
  • “Recent IP Developments in BRICS countries” and “Disposal and Enforcement of IP in Russia” (BRICS IP Forum, London, November 2016)
  • “Civil liability for IP rights infringement”, “Administrative responsibility and prosecution for IP rights infringement” (1st Seminar “IP in modern business”, Vladivostok, February 2017)
  • “Trademark and brand protection in a digital market place: the what and how” (World Intellectual Property Forum (WIPF) “Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property”, Bengaluru (India), April 2017)
  • “Effective strategies for protecting your IP in Russia” (Global IP & Innovation Summit 2017, Shanghai, August 2017)
  • Represented a well-known American playwright in a case of a copyright protection against several Russian theatres; as a result the theatres made licensing agreements with the author for using her plays.
  • Trademark protection against company name in the context of uncertain legal framework; as a result, the court obliged the company name owner to change its name.
  • Litigation support of a large European jewelry manufacturer in a criminal case; the infringer mixed counterfeit with original products and sold it as original; the infringer was sentenced to one year imprisonment and a heavy fine.
  • Represented a large European automobile company in a trademark defense case against parallel imports; the infringer, a large Russian company, purchased and sold original products without permission of the rights holder; the case had a significant impact on the judicial practice of parallel import prohibition.
  • Transactional support for a large US medical company on a range of licenses and sublicenses in several CIS countries.
  • Provided return of a trademark for a large Asian beer company from Russian entrepreneur`s illegal possession.
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