Sojuzpatent is one of the leading companies on the post-Soviet space in the field of protecting intellectual property rights. Sojuzpatent offers a wide range of services in all areas of Intellectual Property in the Russian Federation and internationally, including the CIS countries.

 SOJUZPATENT recognized as number one IP firm in Russia by the Managing Intellectual Property

We are delighted to inform you that Sojuzpatent has won the Managing IP’s Global Awards for Russia for 2013.

The Managing IP’s Global Awards Dinner recognizing the outstanding work in IP in the past year took place on the 17th of April, 2013, in the London hotel The Dorchester. 

The Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) is a globally recognized magazine specializing in intellectual property. It is published by the Euromoney Legal Media Group, and provides comprehensive coverage of developments in the field of protection of intellectual property.

The awards were presented in different categories to leading IP firms from about 40 countries.  Sojuzpatent is proud to be the only winner from Russia and other ex-USSR countries. We are deeply honored by the high level of trust that our clients place in us, and we will continue to work hard in the future in order to continue providing the highest quality legal services to our clients.


 Our ratings

 Sojuzpatent has been recognized as the 2013 Trademark firm of the year by ACQ5 Magazine.

In 2013, Sojuzpatent became the only Russian firm to be placed by IAM Patent 1000 on the highest level in both ranking categories: patent litigation and licensing (“Gold”) and patent prosecution (“Highly recommended”). 

Sojuzpatent’s Head of Litigation Practice Aleksey Zalesov has been named as a “Gold” patent litigator in Russia.

IAM Patent 1000 is the Intellectual Assets Management (IAM) magazine’s ranking guide that identifies the best patent practitioners in key jurisdictions.

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IAM 1000 

The 2013 list of the best Russian IP lawyers published by Russian nationwide newspaper “Vedomosti” included four Sojuzpatent’s lawyers: Managing Partner Svetlana Felitsyna, Head of litigation practice Aleksey Zalesov, Head of the Russian applicants group (Trademark department) Alexander Isaiev and Leading legal adviser Irina Ozolina.

 Sojuzpatent has been ranked as a “Gold” firm in patent litigation by 2012 IAM Patent 1000.

Sojuzpatent’s Head of Litigation Practice Aleksey Zalesov has been named as a “Gold” patent litigator in Russia.

IAM Patent 1000 is the Intellectual Assets Management (IAM) magazine’s new ranking guide that identifies the best patent practitioners in key jurisdictions.

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The Best Lawyers 2012 Edition included Sojuzpatent’s Svetlana Felitsyna (Managing Partner) and Aleksey Zalesov (Head of Litigation Practice) in the list of Best IP lawyers for 2012. Aleksey Zalesov was also named as 2012 Moscow Intellectual Property "Lawyer of the Year". Only one lawyer in each practice area and in each community is being honored as “Lawyer of the Year".  

Sojuzpatent has been recognized as one of the best IP law firms in Russia in trademark legal services by the authoritative “World Trademark Review” Magazine in their annual guidelines “WTR 1000” - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals“.  Aleksey Zalesov has been cited as a recommended litigation professional.

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We are glad to inform you that Sojuzpatent was named as the best patent litigation firm in Russia according to a survey by IAM Magazine.

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The Chambers and Partners legal directory has rated Sojuzpatent as a top tier Russian law firm in the sphere of patent filing. With its distinguished history and blend of IP and trade mark expertise, the edition notes, Sojuzpatent attracts a wealth of prominent clients who describe it as ‘a terrific firm with many excellent specialists.’ Peers agree, citing the team's experience and market knowledge as key contributors to its ongoing success.”

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On June 6, 2011, Russian nationwide newspaper “Vedomosti” published a rating “Best lawyers 2011”. This year, the final list includes 281 lawyers from different areas representing 70 law firms. The list of Intellectual Property practitioners “Best lawyers 2011”  includes Sojuzpatent’s  Managing Partner Svetlana Felitsyna and Head of litigation practice Aleksey Zalesov.

According to the results of the 2011 survey by British edition “MANAGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY” (published in 2011 IP Handbook), Sojuzpatent is named among the best Russian IP law firms in categories “Patent prosecution”, “Patent contentious”, “Trademark prosecution”, “Trademark contentious” and “Copyright Contentious”. The citations given refer to Sojuzpatent as “…the most client oriented”, “a very good team”.  

According to the publication of “Intellectual Assets Magazine” – based on survey “Best 250 patent litigation lawyers” Sojuzpatent ltd. named as the leader of the Russian market (Tier 1). Dr. Aleksey Zalesov of Sojuzpatent Ltd. named as the leading patent litigator in Russia. 

British publishing house Practical Law Company published a digest ”PLC IP in Business Transactions 2011/12“ dedicated to practical aspects of intellectual property rights in different countries. In its regular section “PLC Which lawyer?” the publishers presented a rating of leading law firms and specialists. Sojuzpatent is recommended as one of the leading law firms in the sphere of intellectual property in Russia. Sojuzpatent’s Head of litigation practice Dr. Aleksey Zalesov is named among the 12 leading Russian lawyers in the sphere of intellectual property.



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