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Pepeliaev Group

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Established non-contentious IP team providing comprehensive legal advice on IP rights management. Advises on the drafting of trade mark licence agreements as well as the transfer of IP rights through M&A transactions and restructurings. Clients include significant domestic companies and notable international brands from the FMCG, pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. Additionally, assists with contentious cases.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the tailored advice, with one saying: "They put themselves in the client's shoes. They do everything in an effective way."

Notable practitioners

Highly regarded Valentina Orlova is noted for her experience in handling contentious IP matters, including trade mark, patent and industrial design registration disputes, enforcement claims and infringement cases.

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Overview

Pepeliaev Group has accumulated significant experience in supplying legal services relating to intellectual property (IP) and trademark issues.

The practice is dealing with around 150 projects every year, participating in refining legislation and the law enforcement practice as part of working groups of the Federation Council, the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission, Rospatent, etc. The practice experts developed a specific procedure for using and protecting IP during the organising and staging of the football World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Pepeliaev Group employs a close-knit team of specialists, including patent attorneys, who supply legal services associated with purchasing, disposing of and protecting IP rights.

Main areas of the practice's activity
  • Providing the full range of services in the area of defending client’s rights: from monitoring infringements of client’s rights up to holding responsible persons liable. 
  • Developing strategies for safeguarding, using and protecting intellectual property.
  • Providing support when developing an intellectual property policy for major Russian and foreign companies that do business in Russia: preparing sets of documents, providing advice on how to organise business processes in intellectual property management. ​
  • Also among the practice’s most important activities are: drafting agreements, and taking all steps needed to register agreements with Rospatent, international organisations and foreign patent authorities.

Members

Orlova, Valentina (Head of Department)

Medvedev, Nikolay

Pchelkin, Anton

Clients

Alrosa

Astellas Pharma

BMW

British American Tobacco

Brunswick Rail Group

Ehrmann

Equant (Orange Business Services)

F. Hoffmann La Roche

Glenmark

Jaguar Land Rover

LG Electronics

OBI

Oriflame

Procter & Gamble

Tele 2

Thomson Reuters

Unilever

Volvo

Yandex

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Energy

Government

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Telecommunications

Intellectual Property

Pepeliaev Group

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Location

Building 1, 39 3rd Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street

Moscow

Moscow

Russia

125047

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Intellectual Property


Valentina Orlova
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