Sojuzpatent is the oldest leading law firm providing services in the field of IP protection in Russia and other countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Sojuzpatents team of over 160 qualified specialists includes 50 registered Russian and Eurasian patent and trademark attorneys and litigation lawyers. Between them, they offer inclusive and highly practical expertise in all disciplines of science and technology.
Our clients represent about 90 countries from around the world.
Sojuzpatent offers a wide range of legal services in IP sphere, including:
IP litigation on patent infringement, breach of licenses, trade secrete issues, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, unfair competition, as well as administrative cases involving import-export operations;
protecting client’s interests in the Russian Patent and Trademark Office, including the Chamber for Patent Disputes, and Eurasian Patent office in connection with patent and trademark proceedings;
representing client’s interests before the Federal Customs Service and other law enforcement authorities;
issuing legal opinions regarding the validity and/or non-infringement, freedom-to-operate opinions (based on legal and technical knowledge);
due diligence associated with intellectual property acquisition, transfer and ownership;
counselling on the procedures for documenting the IP rights to avoid their loss;
defending from cybersquatters and others who improperly register and use Internet domain names that are identical or confusingly similar to our clients’ names or trademarks (through UDRP procedure or in court);
drafting all kinds of IP-related agreements, cease-and-desist letters, copyrights works deposition, notarization and legalization of documents, and legal translation.