Vakhnina and Partners
Elena Utkina is a patent attorney at Vakhnina & Partners, where she leads the patent department. She has more than 35 years’ experience in IP and is the former deputy director of Rospatent. Utkina specialises in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, and pharmaceuticals. In addition, she is one of the developers of the Patent Prosecution Highway between Rospatent and the Japan Patent Office.