During his career, Alexander prosecuted more than a thousand trademarks, was involved in hundreds of IP-related administrative proceedings, and litigated dozens of civil law cases in Russian courts.
Alexander is recognised by Best Lawyers
, Who’s Who Legal
, IP Stars
, WTR 1000
, IAM Patent 1000
, WIPR Leaders
; Leaders League
calls him “excellent” patent and trademark litigator and “highly recommended” for IP prosecution.
His admissions at the Russian Intellectual Property Office are:
• industrial designs,
• appellations of origin,
• computer programs, databases, and microcircuits.
Alexander is a member of INTA, AIPPI, LESI, ECTA, MARQUES, RUCPA, and ITIPLGE.
He is fluent in English with basic knowledge of Spanish and Chinese.Education
Alexander graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Law, arguably the best-regarded law school in Russia.
Later, he completed his PhD program at the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property, the only academic body in Russia specialised in IP.
He has also attended various continuing education courses such as WIPO’s Madrid System Seminar, PCT School by the Russian Chamber of Patent Attorneys, and more.Experience
Alexander started his career with Pepeliaev, Goltsblat & Partners, the largest Russian law firm back then, which later split into Pepeliaev Group and Goltsblat BLP (currently Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner).
Later, he became an associate in Yakovlev & Partners, a well-known Russian general law firm with a dedicated IP practice.
At the beginning of 2011, he was employed by Gorodissky & Partners, the biggest IP firm in Russia, where he practised both litigation and trademark prosecution.
From there, he moved to Patentus, a local IP house that at the moment held the second place in Russia by the workload in trademark prosecution and IP litigation. There, Alexander was in charge of all inbound and outbound international matters.