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Intellectual Property Department
Managing partner, Head of IP Rights Protection Department
Evgeny Shestakov specializes in copyright, patents, trade designations, and other IP rights; legal support for IT and hi-tech startups; regulation in the areas of information, competition and advertising; business and general civil law; arbitrazh and general jurisdiction litigation; and representation of clients before the Russian patent office (Rospatent) and Federal Antimonopoly Service.
As founder and head of the firm since 2000, Evgeny also leads its IP practice, taking care of its quickly expanding knowledge base and building a growing team of strong IP specialists.
He is listed among Russian leading lawyers in area of intellectual property by such international ratings as the Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Europe in 2014, 2015, 2016.
An excellent courtroom practitioner, Evgeny has to his credit, among other accomplishments:
- successful representation of a client in one of Russia's first domain name cases in which his client's bad faith competitor lost the domain name and paid large damages;
- successful rescue of a client's business from a greenmail threat through illegally obtained IP in a landmark case featured in the bulletin of case law review published by the Presidium of the Russian Higher Arbitrazh Court;
- successful protection of the brand of KBE, one of the world's biggest window profile manufacturers, against counterfeit in a case in which the Russian court awarded damages in the largest amount permitted by the law, with the trespasser leaving the market and dissolving as a result;
- and successful opposition to parallel imports in one of Russia's first cases in this new area, which resulted in their judicial prohibition.
2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 – "Legal Business in USA. Law Firm Management": Training for Partners and Top Executives of Law Firms. Lincoln Law School of San Jose, California, USA.
2008 – Extension Course "Finance and Cash Management", San Jose State University, California, USA.
2007 – Extension Course "Effective management of legal service" University of Arizona, USA.
2000 – Ural State Law Academy.