ARS-Patent & Trademark

ARS-Patent & Trademark


ARS-Patent & Trademark
Pevchesky Pereulok 12A,
Light House, 4th Floor,
197101 St. Petersburg,

T: +7 812 600 6707
F: +7 812 325 9815

Mikhail Khmara, head of patent department, director -
Dr. Elena Solovyova, head of legal department -
Ms. Natalia Belozerova, head of foreign TM department -

Company profile:

For 20 years in a row since 1993 ARS-Patent & Trademark successfully represents the interests of clients in Russia and around CIS countries. Founded as a three-person partnership, it developed into a firm with 23 patent and trademark attorneys and about 50 people of support staff. Since earliest beginnings, ARS-Patent & Trademark have been pioneers in the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union with a focus on providing superior effective, assessable and comprehensive intellectual property law services in a proficient and timely manner. Annually the staff in St Petersburg and Moscow offices handles portfolio with more than 1000 patent filings per year, 600 new trademark filings, 400 International trademark registrations and license and assignment agreements. Special attention is always given to protection of the domestic and international clientele in Russian courts and government authorities. The cornerstone of ARS-Patent & Trademark is a philosophy of personalised client service. ARS-Patent & Trademark is committed to remaining independent and has a mission not only to provide result-oriented legal advices but also to support a high-level standard of IP counsel in private practice taking into consideration that this is only 20 years old profession in Russia.

Areas of specialisation:

Patents, Trademark, Designs, Copyright, Domain Names, Customs for IP Objects, Litigation, Unfair Competition,

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