Recent projects
Advised an international organization granting qualification in accounting and audit and represented its interests in a domain dispute and a dispute with a former employee on non-use of a trade mark.
On April 10, Legal 500, one of the most influential international legal ratings, published the results of its regular analysis. Annually, the agency analyzes feedback from more than 250,000 clients and competitors of law firms, as well as information on major company cases.

Intellectual Property

  • Structuring, appraisal and due diligence of intellectual property objects
  • Advising on usage and protection of trademarks, business names, objects of copyright and neighbouring rights, including the matters arising out of sales of counterfeit goods and acts of unfair competition
  • Advising on technology matters including information technologies, Internet trading and know-how, and on data protection issues
  • Advising on usage of intellectual property objects in the Internet
  • Registration of trademarks with Rospatent including preliminary comprehensive analysis of designations in order to evaluate the chances of their registration as Russian trademarks
  • Inclusion of trademarks into the unified customs register of intellectual property objects with a view to ensuring control over import of goods marked by such trademarks
  • Challenging decisions, acts/omission of Rospatent with respect to issues related to the trademarks
  • Advising on advertising, marketing and conducting promotional events
  • Designing of franchising schemes and drafting of the respective agreements
  • Drafting of trademark licence agreements, trademark assignment and pledge agreements. Registration of agreements related to trademarks with Rospatent
  • Drafting of copyright/other IP rights’ license agreements, agreements for the assignment and pledge of intellectual property rights
  • Advising of distributors, dealers and software designers on intellectual property matters including those connected with copyright and know-how protection
  • Drafting of agreements for development of information technologies and software licensing
  • Advising on acquisition of rights and use of works made for hire
  • Legal support of creation, conduct and development of business in the Internet
  • Representation of clients at domain names auctions
  • Dispute resolution in the sphere of intellectual property rights, namely relating to: 
    • Domain names, including disputes connected with cybersquatting;
    • Copyright, including rights to software;
    • Trademarks, including challenging of registration of third persons’ trademarks, disputes arising out of license agreements;
    • Intellectual property in the Internet;
    • Misleading advertising;
    • Unfair competition.

ALRUD Law Firm’s lawyers are ‘a blessing’: ‘not only are they responsive, but they follow instructions and stay within agreed budgets’ Legal 500, 2012