31 May 2018
Managing IP once again recommends Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners in Russia and Ukraine

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners was featured in the IP Stars ranking recently released by Managing IP. The Firm’s experts are acknowledged for their high qualifications and all-round expertise in IP law. The team ranks highly for Copyright, Trade Mark Contentious and Patent Contentious, and is overall recommended in Russia and Ukraine.

In Russia, IP Stars listed the Firm as a top choice outfit for legal advice on copyright, and handling patent and trade mark related disputes. The team is highlighted for demonstrating “thorough work ethic” when dealing with client instructions. Pavel Sadovsky, Head of the Intellectual Property / TMT Practice, has been acknowledged as a “Trade Mark Star”. Clients who single out Sadovsky say: “Pavel uses his extensive industry knowledge to advise and protect clients' interests. He gives pragmatic advice and has the ability to weigh up risks”. Managing Partner of the Firm Ilya Nikiforov, a recognized expert in IP litigation and a “rising starIrina Kosovskaya, who “handles things in a refined manner,  managing to be five steps ahead of the problem” are also praised by the directory.

In Ukraine the Firm is traditionally recognized among the leaders in intellectual property. The IP team has been ranked in Copyright and Trade Mark categories, and is known for its work in healthcare, telecoms and IT. Taras Kyslyy, Head of Intellectual Property / TMT Practice in Ukraine has been listed among “Trade Mark Stars”. Associate Olena Kozhokar has been recommended as an expert in licensing matters and IP rights transactions, she has been involved in a number of high-profile cases.

Every year IP Stars ranks leading intellectual property firms and lawyers in over 80 countries all over the world.

Key contacts

Ilya Nikiforov

Ilya Nikiforov

St. Petersburg, Moscow