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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

Liudmila Serova

Liudmila Serova

Partner Trademark Attorney
Moscow
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Education

  • Moscow State Mining University (1972–1977)
  • Federal Institute of Industrial Property (1983)
  • Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (1983–1985)

Membership

  • ECTA
  • PTMG

Experience

  • Moscow Central Science and Research Institute of Mining Engineering (1977–1982)
  • Russian Patent Office (1982–1993)
  • Innotec (1994–1996)
  • Sojuzpatent (1996–1999)
  • Gorodissky and Partners since 1999

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Reference

  • Best Lawyers©
  • Whos Who Legal
  • Expert guides
  • Trademarks and service marks
  • Appellations of origin
  • Non-traditional trademarks (color, sound, 3D, etc.)
  • Collective trademarks
  • Well-known trademarks
  • National, international and regional trademarks

In particular, business areas:

  • Oil industry, fuels and lubricant materials
  • Machinery and machine tool industry
  • Food
  • Tobacco products
  • Alcohol
  • Transport services and transportation
  • Tourism
  • Consumer goods
  • Financial and insurance services

Membership

  • ECTA
  • PTMG

Reference

  • Best Lawyers©
  • Whos Who Legal
  • Expert guides
  • “Judicial and administrative practice of dispute resolution in the field of trademarks. Comments of experts” (“Trademarks in Russian Federation”, Moscow, 2004)
  • “Practice of examination and consideration of cases in the Russian PTO. Comments of experts” (“Trademarks in Russian Federation”, Moscow, 2004)
  • “Non-Swiss Switzerland” (IP law firm Gorodissky & Partners information bulletin, #3 (56), 2008)
  • “Pharmaceutical trademarks in Russia” (“World Trademark Review”, October/November 2009)
  • “Rising to the challenge in Russia” (“World Trademark Review”, February/March 2010)
  • “Teflon proves its strength” (IP law firm Gorodissky & Partners information bulletin”, #2 (75), 2011)
  • “Playing the language game” (“World Trademark Review”, #30, April/May 2011)
  • “The most significant development for our practice” (“World Trademark Review”, October, 2011)
  • “Simplicity is worse than robbery” (IP law firm Gorodissky & Partners information bulletin, #2 (82) 2012)
  • “The existing trademark opposition opportunities in Russia” (36th Annual Conference ECTA Dayli #1, June 2017)

Presentations

  • “Requirements to new trademark cases, formal examination” (1st annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Moscow, September 2004)
  • “Preparation of documents for registration of trademarks, drafting of responses to formal Inquiries of the Russian PTO” (1st annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Moscow, September 2004)
  • “Examination as to form and examination of claimed designation” (2nd annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, October 2004)
  • “Ways to save a registered trademark while suppressing attacks and attempts of nullifying by competitors and third parties” (5th annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April 2007)
  • “Trademarks: registration, appealing and use” (4th annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Kiev, Ukraine, August 2007 (co-speaker A.Nesterov)
  • “Using a trademark in compliance with the new Russian legislation” (6th annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April 2008)
  • “Specific points of trademarks examination” (5th annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Saint Petersburg, August 2008)
  • “Trademarks examination during the period of changes entailed by the new legislation” (7th annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April 2009)
  • “Latin, Cyrillic and other peculiarities of the Russian trademark life” (6th annual seminar “Obtaining and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia”, Moscow, September 2009)
  • “The novelties in recognizing trademarks and designations as well-known” (8th annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April 2010)
  • “Protection of trademarks in Russia. Peculiarities of the Russian trademark life” (IP Seminar “Legal and practical aspects of trademark protection in Russia and Belarus”, Vilnius, Lithuania, April 2010)
  • “Objection hearings at the Chamber of patent disputes: theory and practice” (9th annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April 2011)
  • “Misinformation: pluses and minuses of trademark registration in the sphere of business organization” (10th annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April, Moscow, April 2012)
  • “Grounds for objections filing to the Chamber of patent disputes. The latest practice of the Russian PTO” (11th annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April, Moscow, April 2013)
  • “Trademark distinctiveness — where the line should be drawn?” (12 annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April, Moscow, April 2014)
  • “Contestation of examination and registration of trademarks in Russian PTO” (13th annual seminar “IP Strategies for Companys Successful Development”, Moscow, April, Moscow, April 2015)
  • “Ways to combat the registration of trademarks, imitating well-known trademarks of large companies” (14th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2016)
  • Cancellation of unauthorized registration of well-known trademarks.
  • Registration of an American corporation`s trademark as well-known.
  • Consulting clients on a trademark protection strategy.
  • Expert opinion on prevention of counterfeit import in Russia.
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