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GORODISSKY & PARTNERS
PATENT AND TRADEMARK
ATTORNEYS IP LAWYERSsince 1959
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About us

Anton Melnikov

Anton Melnikov

LL.M
Senior Lawyer
Moscow
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Education

  • Kutafin Moscow State Law University (2000–2005)
  • Russian School of Private Law (2005–2007)
  • University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands) (2008–2009)

Experience

  • «Leader» (2006–2007)
  • Deloitte and Touche (2007–2008)
  • Law firm «Gridnev and Partners» (2009–2010)
  • «Morozov, Fedorov and Partners» (2010–2012)
  • «Gorodissky and Partners» since 2012

Languages

  • Russian
  • English
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright and neighbouring rights
  • IP deals
  • Legal representation and dispute resolutions
  • Advertising and unfair competition
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • “Is an interim relief a means to suspend enforcement of a judgement?” (IP Court magazine, #10, 2015)
  • “The Recovery of Trademarks a Russian Case Study & Success Story” (Gorodissky and Partners Information Bulletin, № 4 (108) 2015)
  • “Criminal Prosecution against IPR Infringement” (“IP Management in Russia” of Gorodissky & Partners for JETRO, 3rd edition, March 2016)
  • Trademark Litigation 2017 (Chapter Russia) (World Trademark Review, December 2016)
  • “The status of a well-known company and having a well-known brand is not enough to accepted by courts” (“Commersant” - Money 39, September 2017)

Presentations

  • “Peculiarities of patent/trademark disputes resolution and claiming damages” (seminar “IP strategies for successful company development”, Ekaterinburg/Perm, April 2013)
  • “Risks and hidden pitfalls in deals on regulation of exclusive trademark rights” (12th annual seminar “IP strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2014)
  • “Customs and parallel import. Russian practice” (seminar JETRO, Moscow, December 2014)
  • “Consideration of disputes arising from IP transactions” (14th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2016)
  • “Trademarks in advertising and unfair competition” (IP Seminar “The role of intellectual property in doing business today”, Vladivostok, September 2016)
  • “Online brand protection strategies & its impact on cross border market trade” (Brand Protection Excellence Forum, Munich, March 2017)
  • “Trademark use/non-use: Franchise agreement policies” (WTC Conference “Topical issues of IP commercialization and enforcement in modern life”, Moscow, April 2017)
  • “Franchising legislation: Russian and International practices” (III Forum on Small Business of the SCO and BRICS Regions, Ufa (Bashkortostan), September 2017)
  • “Risks and pitfalls in deals on the exclusive rights disposal” (Seminar “Protection and capitalization of IP. Certification and localization of export products”, Moscow, December 2017
  • Represented an Israeli company in the case of a trademark assignment against the former distributor, who illegally registered it in his name; judgment was issued in favour of the presented company.
  • Represented a number of large Korean, Japanese and European companies in cases against parallel importers.
  • Represented a foreign company in a case of cancellation of a trademark due to non-use.
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