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Nikolay Bogdanov

Nikolay Bogdanov

Partner Russian Patent Attorney
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  • Moscow Institute of Electronic Machine Building (1977–1983)
  • Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (1992–1995)
  • Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (1984–1986)
  • Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies of the University of Strasbourg (Strasbourg, France) (1995)
  • International Intellectual Property Training Institute (Tedjon, Korea) (1996)
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy (Geneva, Switzerland) (1997)




  • Russian PTO (1983–2004)
  • Gorodissky and Partners since 2004


  • Russian
  • English
  • Legal proceedings
  • Legal representation in administrative and judicial authorities


  • Designs - A Global Guide 2019 / Chapter Russia (World Trademark Review, Designs - A Global Guide 2019: Russia, December 2018)
  • “Metamorphosis of the Russian utility model over their 25-year history” (The Patent Lawyer by CTC Legal Media, Issue 38, September/October 2018)
  • “Trademark Cancellations in Russia” (INTA Guide: Trademark Cancellations International Practice and Procedures, September 2018)
  • Patents 2018 (Chapter Russia) (Getting The Deal Through (GTDT) by Law Business Research (LBR), 2018)
  • “Protecting and enforcing design rights” (World Trademark Review, Designs - A Global Guide 2018: Russia, January 2018)
  • “Russia accedes to the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs” (World Trademark Review, May 2017)
  • Designs 2017 (Chapter Russia) (World Trademark Review (WTR) Designs 2017: A Global Guide)
  • Patent 2017 (Chapter Russia) (Getting The Deal Through (GTDT) by Law Business Research (LBR)
  • “Dont get crushed in a patent dispute” (The Patent Lawyer Magazine by CTC Legal Media, September/October 2016)
  • “Patent Protection in Russia”, “Protection of trademarks in Russia” (WIPR Leaders 2016 - Patent Volume / Trademark Volume, April 2016)
  • “Patents”, “Trademark”, “Appellation of Origin” (“IP Management in Russia” of Gorodissky & Partners for JETRO, 3rd edition, March 2016)
  • “Key features of utility model protection” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, February 2016)
  • Patents, trade marks, copyright and designs in Russian Federation: overview (Practical Law Global Guide 2015/16 - IP In Business Transactions)
  • Chapter Russia (World Trademark Review Yearbook 2016/2017)
  • “Law Deals a Blow to the List of Features” (Gorodissky and Partners Information Bulletin, № 3 (106) 2015)
  • “Chapter Russia” (“International Comparative Legal Guides — Patents 2015”, 2015)
  • “Chapter Russia” (“Anti-counterfeiting 2014 — A Global Guide”, 2014)
  • “Chapter Russia” (“World Trademark Review Yearbook 2014/2015. A Global Guide for Practitioners “, 2014)
  • “Chapter Russia” (“The Intellectual Property Review”, 1st issue, 2012
  • “New customs union” (Gorodissky and Partners Information Bulletin, № 3 (70) 2010)
  • “Comments to the Patent Law of the Russian Federation” (publishing house “Company demitreid schedule group”, 2004)
  • “Outlook of Russia’s participation in the Patent Law Treaty (PLT)” (“Intellectual Property: Industrial property”, #9/10, 2004)
  • “Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights and Russian law” (“Patents and Licenses” #2, 2003)
  • “International harmonization of law and its impact on the Russian patent system (“Patents and Licenses” #11, 1999)


  • “Examples of patentability disputes with the Russian PTO” (14th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2016)
  • “Protection of employers inventions” (seminar “Aspects of IP legal protection in Russia and abroad”, Ekaterinburg, November 2013)
  • “Draft amendments to the Civil Code (Part IV) and Intellectual Property Court in Russia” (JETRO Seminar, Tokyo, Osaka, Japan, October 2013)
  • “IP due diligence. Actual approaches” (10th annual Seminar “IP Strategies for Company’s Successful Development” Moscow, April 2012)
  • “Trademark protection in Russia” (JETRO Seminar “Russian IP Law”, Tokyo Japan, June 2010)
  • “Means of individualization of goods, works and services. New regulations based on the Civil Code (Part IV)” (6th annual Seminar “IP Strategies for Company’s Successful Development” Moscow, April 2008)
  • Well-known trademarks: methodology and procedure of trademark recognition as well known” (“IP protection in the Russian Federation”, Nizhniy Novgorod, November 2005; Kiev, May 2006)
  • “IP rights protection. Patent disputes” (seminar, Nizhniy Tagil, may 2006)
  • Advising government authorities on improving IP legislation in Russia.
  • Advising international organizations on IP issues in Russia.
  • IP due diligence of Russian nuclear industry organizations and the largest Russian bank.
  • Advising a large Colombian company on licensing issues in Russia and CIS.
  • licensing support for a large Dutch company.
  • Patents litigation support of US pharmaceutical companies.
  • Consulting a US computer company on their inventions legal protection in Russia.
  • Representation of a Japanese manufacturer of home appliances in the Russian PTO and in courts in their trademarks protection cases.
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