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Nikolay Bogdanov

Nikolay Bogdanov
Partner Russian Patent Attorney
Counsels Department
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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




  • “Major developments in IP law” (20th Gorodissky annual seminar “IP Protection Strategies for Successful Company Development”, Moscow, June 2022)
  • “New rules for RU PTO consideration of administrative disputes” (18th Gorodissky annual seminar “IP Protection Strategies for Successful Company Development”, Moscow, October 2020)
  • “Preliminary information search and assessment of patentability - additional guarantees to increase the reliability of a patent” (XXIV Rospatent International Conference “Transformation of intellectual property in the contemporary environment”, Moscow, October 2020)
  • “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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