We are ARS-Patent & Trademarks – A leading global Russian Intellectual Property firm.

Established in 1993, ARS-Patent & Trademarks is one of the leading Intellectual Property (IP) firms in Russia providing the full range of IP services from registration, commercialisation and protection.

We are a truly Russian law firm and we now have a team of over 50 professionals including 17 Patent and Trademark attorneys, operating from two offices in Russia, in St Petersburg and Moscow. Long-standing clients include renowned Russian and international companies, public institutions and cultural organisations. At the heart of ARS-Patent & Trademarks is a simple philosophy of providing personalised client service. Our team of professionals take the time to listen, consider and present well researched answers to your IP questions; providing practical solutions to issues that affect both your IP rights and business goals. As a result, our clients can be confident that ARS-Patent & Trademarks will provide them with reliable, irrefutable advice and services in a manner that they can understand.

Starting as a three-person partnership, ARS-Patent & Trademarks has enjoyed continued growth and success over the last 20 years. Our reputation for taking a practical approach to achieving our clients’ goals has meant that we are consistently ranked in the top positions for IP law firms. We are now at the forefront of the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union and the opportunities they present to our clients.


“The acquisition of exclusive rights in technological developments, their application in business, and their protection under the law is the triad of tasks for which our clients have come to trust ARS-Patent. Our experience and knowledge enable us to assist our clients in spending time and money to develop only those projects, which have promise from a legal perspective and ones which are technologically well-grounded. We are proud to be able to help our clients in complex and intricate situations where our collective knowledge of the legal, scientific, and technical aspects of intellectual property development and protection is needed. We are proud that many of our clients have trusted and remained faithful to our firm for over 10 years. The reasons for our success are not a secret: we work in the manner requested by and required for our clients regardless of their size, age, or fields of technology – large, medium or small; young or well-established; and working in the traditional or the newest technological fields.”

Vladimir Rybakov,
Senior Partner

“The most important assets of any company or law firm offering patent and intellectual property services have always been and remain to be its intellectual resources: its attorneys and personnel. We are pleased that ARS-Patent has assembled a strong team of professionals, who are capable of solving quickly and efficiently even the most complex and novel issues faced by our clients, and defending our clients’ interests. We constantly strive to realize our clients’ final goal of obtaining a patent and other protection, which ensures their rights to their intellectual property. Moreover, our extensive experience enables us to utilize letters patent, trademark registrations, and copyright rights to effectively protect our clients against infringement and unfair competition, and to anticipate issues five to ten years in the future.”

Elena Solovyova
Trademark Attorney
Senior Partner

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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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IAM Patent 1000 2021: ARS-Patent is named the Highly recommended Russian IP firm


Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) announced the results of the annual ranking IAM Patent 1000 which identifies the world's leading patent profession...

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ARS-Patent recognised in the MIP IP STARS 2021 ranking


ARS-Patent’s practices have been distinguished in the 2021 edition of the Managing Intellectual Property ranking IP STARS. The results of our wor...

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Meet with us at 2019 AIPLA Annual Meeting


Kirill Osipov, the Head of Legal Department at ARS-Patent, will be attending 2019 AIPLA Annual Meeting on October 24-26 in National Harbor, MD, USA. ...

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Meet ARS-Patent at 4th China Pharma Intellectual Property Summit 2019


Mikhail Khmara, Managing Partner of ARS-Patent and the Head of Patent Department will attend 4th China Pharma IP Summit 2019 (CPIPS 2019) on October 2...

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        • ARS-Patent & Trademark is listed in the Pravo.ru-300 ranking of the leading IP firms in Russia
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        • ARS-Patent & Trademark is pleased to be included in IP STARS 2018 rankings for patent and trade mark prosecution with Vladimir Rybakov and Elena Solovyova being recognized as IP Stars in their fields of expertise.
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        • ARS-Patent & Trademark has been listed in the 2016 World Trademark Review 1000 among the leading trademark firms in Russia.
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        • ARS-Patent & Trademark’s attorneys Elena Solovyova and Vladimir Rybakov are referenced as recommended lawyers in The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa 2012’s editorial.
        • The Legal 500
        • ARS-Patent & Trademark has become renowned across Russia and is now considered one of the top IP firms in the country. It covers a wealth of services, including Patent filing and Trademark registration, and also has a growing litigation practice.
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