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Ilya Goryachev

Ilya Goryachev

Senior Lawyer
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  • Moscow state Linguistic University (2006–2012)
  • American Bar Association (ABA) (2009)
  • Warsaw University (Warsaw, Poland) (2010)


  • MIP Rising IP Stars


  • Lidings (2010–2012)
  • Gowlings (Moscow office) (2012–2013)
  • «Storm Properties» Russian developer company (2013)
  • Gorodissky and Partners since 2013


  • Russian
  • English
  • French
  • Trademarks
  • Patent law
  • Copyright and neighboring rights
  • Unfair competition
  • Domain disputes
  • License, franchise, assignment and other IP deals
  • Advertising law and marketing regulation
  • Creation of joint enterprises and distribution channels
  • IP issues in merger and acquisition transactions
  • IP due diligence
  • Protection of personal information and regulatory industry related issues


  • MIP Rising IP Stars


  • “Clash of patent rights in light of the Clarifications of the RF Supreme Court Plenum” (CCI France Russie IP Committee Meeting, Moscow, June 2019)
  • “How big data, IoT and AI Impact Consumer Products” (LESI 2019 Annual Conference, Yokohama, May 2019)
  • “Competition – Corporate Identity vs. Imitation” (Private Label Conference, Moscow, March 2019)
  • “IP rights in commerce and marketing” (Seminar “IP rights in commerce and marketing” by the Russian School of Management, Moscow, March 2019)
  • “How to avoid violation of third party IP rights in the course of exporting and advertising goods and services” (Seminar “How to avoid violation of third party IP rights in the course of exporting and advertising goods and services”, Moscow, December 2018)
  • “Legal aspects of advertising on the Internet” (Seminar “Actual Issues of Doing Business on the Internet”, Moscow, October 2018)
  • “Advertising Campaigns and the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) - Features of Interaction” (Business breakfast “Intellectual property and related issues”, Moscow, October 2018)
  • “"The telemedicine legislation under a microscope: Practice. Apps Development: Answers to Questions” (Annual ForumO “Medical and Pharmaceutical Business”, St.Petersburg, September 2018)
  • Discussion session “"Dialogue with Russian franchising leaders” (The Second Eurasian Women Forum, St.Petersburg, September 2018)
  • “Legal Cleaning of Advertising Materials” (16th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2018)
  • “Development of IP rights institution from the Russian imperia till nowadays” (Conference “Efficient Management of Intellectual Rights in Modern Market Conditions”, Saint Petersburg, November 2017)
  • “United pharmaceutical market in the Eurasian economic union (EEU): inspection and medicine registration in EEU” (IX International Conference “What is happening on pharmaceutical market?” within the Summit Pharmastrategies-2018, Moscow, October 2017)
  • “Compulsory licensing”, “IP on the Internet” (BRICS IP Forum 2017, Paris, October 2017)
  • “Parallel import. Trends in legal practice and legislation development outlook” (Conference “Online and offline IPR protection practice”, Moscow, September 2017
  • “The last frontier. Voluntary-compulsory or a patent with no right to protection” (II International Conference “Pharmaceutical Business in Russia: promising scenario of the pharmaceutical market for 2017”, February 2017)
  • “ccTLDs and gTLDs in Cyrillic and domain name dispute resolution in Russia” (Workshop “The War of Signs on Internet: Trademarks vs. Domain Names” of the 11th Pan-European IP Summit, Brussels, December 2016)
  • “Boundaries of drug patenting and fighting against ‘ever green patents’ in pharmaceuticals. Practice of compulsory licensing” (XVII IP Conference “Patenting and protection of innovations – 2016”, October 2016)
  • “Compulsory licensing: keeping the status quo” (LES Russia International Seminar “Forms, means and possibilities of compulsory licensing use”, Moscow, October 2016)
  • “Best Practices of Domain Name Disputes in Russia” (Gorodissky Webinar, October 2016)
  • “Cyber-security, domain names and brand-protection: new challenges for IP” (“Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme”, London, May 2016)
  • “Pitfalls of advertising campaigns” (14th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2016)
  • Consulting and representation of innovative pharma companies on their IP rights protection cases.
  • Consulting and representation of a global hi-tech company in commercial disputes.
  • Elaboration of a legal strategy for advertising events of a well-known international animation studio.
  • Extensive claim settlement of a trademark infringement case of a large Japanese automobile company.
  • Representation of a European company, producer of floor coating, in suppression of IP rights infringement case.
  • Representation of a large European food manufacturer in the assignment of trademark rights.
  • Prejudicial dispute resolution and suppression against industrial design infringement for a global chemical company.
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