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Dr Viktor Gerbutov

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Litigation, Arbitration & ADR, Intellectual Property & Media


Head of Litigation, Arbitration & ADR, Co-Head of Intellectual Property practice groups of Noerr Moscow. Dr Gerbutov has extensive experience in representing clients before Russian state courts and during settlement negotiations. His expertise also covers advising clients on controversial issues of Russian civil, corporate, and intellectual property law, as well as on international and domestic arbitration law issues. 


Associate Professor in Alekseev Private Law Research Centre under the President of the Russian Federation; Lecturer at the Law Faculty of The National Research University Higher School of Economics; With Noerr since 2006.


English, German and Russian.


Arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs;
Member of Arbitration and IP committees at the International Chamber of Commerce Russia.


Graduate and postgraduate legal studies at Moscow State University (Russia); internship at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg, Germany). PhD in Law from Moscow State University (Russia).


Dispute resolution: Litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: Litigation

Noerr’s ‘excellent knowledge of court practice and intellectual property procedures’ saw the team, led by Dr Viktor Gerbutov, represent the Volvo Group in various trade mark and copyright infringement actions in multiple-jurisdictions. The team is also active in insolvency and corporate disputes.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Noerr’s ‘excellent, responsible and professional’ team ‘quickly provides straightforward clarifications to clients’ including the Volvo Group, Shell and the Swatch Group. Jointly headed by the ‘exceptional’ Vyacheslav Khayryuzov and ‘excellent lawyer’ Dr Viktor Gerbutov, the practice is recommended for its high-quality assistance concerning unlawful uses and infringements of trade marks, parallel imports and counterfeiting of products. ‘Impressive’ senior associate Dr Natalya Babenkova is also highly regarded.

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