19 Leninskaya sloboda str.,
Moscow, 115280, Russia
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legal follow-up

Our lawyers will represent your interests in any administrative bodies, courts and in the Board for Patent Disputes both in the Russian Federation and CIS countries. We provide full legal protection to legal entities and natural persons in cases relating to disputing rights to trademarks, industrial designs, copyright as well as in cases relating to other categories and Rospatent's decisions.

Legal follow-up provided by Galifanov, Malkov & Partners includes:

  • consulting in issues relating to legal protection of intellectual property;
  • acquisition of exclusive rights to intellectual property both in Russia and abroad;
  • representation of your interests in State authorities, courts, negotiations on a variety of legal issues.


We offer any services in the field of intellectual property protection, represent interests in:

1. The Board for Patent Disputes

Lawyers of our Bureau will protect rights and interests of our clients in the Board for Patent Disputes. If necessary, we shall challenge any decisions, in particular those relating to grant of/refusal to grant protection for intellectual property.

The Board for Patent Disputes deals with various categories of cases, such as:

  • challenging Rospatent's decisions relating to refusal to grant patent protection for industrial property and trademarks;
  • disputes on validity of patents for industrial property;
  • oppositions against grant of patents, trademark certificates, recognition of trademarks as well-known;
  • recognition of a trademark as well-known;
  • disputes on validity of a Eurasian patent, USSR inventor's certificate or patent for invention, USSR certificate or patent for an industrial design in the territory of Russia.

2. Courts

We specialize in protection of rights in courts. Our lawyers will defend your interests in a court by challenging any Rospatent's decisions to refuse grant of a patent for invention, utility model, industrial design, or provision of legal protection to a trademark.

A court may consider various categories of cases, such as:

  • disputes on authorship and determination of a right holder, infringement of copyright and neighboring rights;
  • disputes on infringement of exclusive rights to industrial property and trademarks;
  • those relating to earlier termination of legal protection of a trademark;
  • challenge of Rospatent's decisions relating to refusal to grant legal protection for industrial property and trademarks, including decisions of the Board for Patent Disputes.


Main advantages of cooperation with us

We are ready to render our assistance in cases of any complexity, ensuring:

  • Consulting by experts with work record of more than 5 years
  • Minimum losses of your time, nerves and money for settlement of a conflict
  • Our lawyers will collect documents in support, prepare documents required and carefully verify the strategy aimed at defense of your rights
  • Representation of your interests, which will enable you not to be present at hearings in person