The protection of our clients’ rights to their intellectual property is one of the most essential aspects of our practice. ARS-Patent patent attorneys have experience before the courts and administrative agencies, as well as unique knowledge and experience in the spheres of intellectual property, coexistence and copyright rights, which enable them to provide the best and most efficient representation possible.

Our practice is devoted to the protection of clients’ rights to their IP objects, including consultancy in all matters of development, use and protection of IP objects, the negotiation of various intellectual-related agreements such as cession and coexistence agreements, and representation of clients’ interests before courts and administrative bodies.Our attorneys use all the possible means to settle a matter amicably at the pre-trial stage. In instances of legal actions, we aim at speedy, efficient and result-oriented proceedings. Our attorneys have successfully represented the interests of major foreign and Russian companies and corporations, particularly in instances such as appealing the decisions of administrative bodies, suppressing infringement activities, and recovering the damages caused to IP objects.

ARS-Patent legal services include the following:

Judicial controversies and conflict issues
  • Conducting negotiations and settling disputes in relation to intellectual property objects in the pre-trial stage.
    Preparation of warning notifications, cease and desist letters, purchase offers for intellectual property rights, and settlement negotiations.
  • Representation of clients before courts and administrative bodies (the Chamber for Patent Disputes, Federal Antimonopoly Office, customs service, authorities of internal affairs, and other administrative agencies) in matters concerning: the protection of intellectual property, as well as information technologies, computer programs, and domain names.
  • Protection of clients’ rights to their intellectual property, in relation to either the sale or the reorganization of business enterprises.
  • Conducting intellectual property audits in relation to the valuation, sale, or purchase of companies who own intellectual property rights, and to aid companies in creating strategic business plans.
  • Consultancy in instances of unfair competition or infringement activities in relation to client’s IP objects;
  • Evaluation of damage resulting from unlawful use of IP objects;
  • Consultancy on the inclusion of intellectual property in the authorized (registered) capital of the business enterprises;
  • Provision of the valuation and assessment services relating to intellectual property assets.
Protection of intellectual property, copyright and coexistence rights in publishing, advertising, audio, video and photography businesses:
  • Preparation and analysis of contracts, consultancy in relation to the negotiation of agreements for either the purchase or assignment of copyright and coexistence rights;
  • Consultancy in relation to the resolution of conflicts prior to trial, regarding the infringement of copyright and coexistence agreements;
  • Collection of evidence which corroborates infringement of copyright and coexistence agreements;
  • Consultancy and client representation in the transfer or withdrawal of copyright and coexistence rights from either collective membership organizations or collective management arrangements.
  • Representing and litigating clients’ interests in instances of copyright infringement of items ranging from computer software, books, magazines, papers, music, recordings, films, architectural and art works.
Cooperation with customs authorities and internal affairs authorities in order to protect clients’ intellectual property rights:
  • Registration of trademarks, inventions, service marks, copyright rights, and coexistence agreements in the Customs Intellectual Property Registry.
  • Assistance in discovering the manufacture, distribution, and sale of counterfeit goods and products as well as consultancy and litigation of clients’ interests in such instances of infringement before the authorities of domestic affairs, customs and other law-enforcement bodies.
How can we help you?

Talk to us to discuss how ARS-Patent can help you with your Intellectual Property requirements please call us on +7 812 600 6707 for St Petersburg or +7 495 223 27 19 for Moscow, or click on the enquiry form link below.

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