Firm Profile > Gorodissky & Partners > Moscow, Russia

Gorodissky & Partners
129090 MOSCOW

Intellectual property Tier 2

Best known for its strength in trade mark and industrial design registration, Gorodissky & Partners has recently expanded its IP protection offering with the launch of Gorodissky IP Security, an online platform to assist IP rights owners with monitoring trade mark infringements and taking enforcement action against the distribution of counterfeit goods. Core areas of expertise include portfolio management, IP enforcement and prosecution, trade secrets, personal data and IP issues related to cloud computing and e-commerce. Practice head Sergey Medvedev was promoted to partner in January 2019, and is assisted by 'very capable and bright' associates Ilya Goryachev and Sergey Vasiliev.

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‘All the elements of our relationship with Gorodissky are great, from the quality of the advice to the presentation of information. Clear and client-focused communication, and the team never miss a deadline’. 

‘Associates Ilya Goryachev and Sergey Vasiliev are both very capable and bright lawyers’

Key clients

Alfagomma S.p.A.

Shchelkovo Biocombinat, FSE (Russia)

Ubisoft Entertainment


Nita-Farm LLC

Gorodissky & Partners is a home grown Russian IP boutique with headquarters in Moscow, 12 branch offices in Russia and one office in Ukraine (Kyev). It is one of the largest IP practices in Russia and among the top 10 biggest IP law firms in Europe. The firm was founded by patent/trade mark attorneys and IP lawyers who commenced their professional careers in 1959.

Today’s team of 140 IP professionals provides domestic and foreign clients and associates with comprehensive, professional and cost effective legal services in respect of all IP including inventions, trademarks, designs, utility models, copyrights, software, domain names. The services we render include prosecution, searches, FTO, enforcement including litigation and mediation, disposal, taxation, accounting, due-diligence, M&A deals, translation, etc. We are the regional provider for annuities, renewals and recordals in Eurasia.

Gorodissky & Partners team is known for the unique combination of experts in various spheres that allows  to solve even the most sophisticated cases successfully.

Department Name Email Telephone Headquaters +7 495 937 6116
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Evgeny Aleksandrov  photo Mr Evgeny Aleksandrov Partner, Head of Legal Department, Trademark Attorney. Advises clients on the legal…
Mr Vladimir Biriulin  photo Mr Vladimir Biriulin Partner, Head of Legal Practice, Patent Attorney. Counsels clients on Russian and…
Mr Valery Medvedev  photo Mr Valery Medvedev Managing Partner, Patent & Trademark Attorney, Eurasian Patent Attorney. Valery has extensive…
Mr Sergey Medvedev  photo Mr Sergey Medvedev Partner, Trademark Attorney. Advises clients on legal aspects associated with acquisition, ownership,…
Ms Natalia Radchenko  photo Ms Natalia Radchenko Counsel, Trademark Attorney. Natalia counsels on trademark procedures in the Russian PTO.…
Ms Natalia Stepanova  photo Ms Natalia Stepanova Partner,Trademark Attorney. Natalia advises clients on all legal aspects of IP/IT issues,…
Mr Sergey Vasilyev  photo Mr Sergey Vasilyev Senior Lawyer, Trademaark Attorney. Sergey counsels clients on issues relating to trademarks,…

CLIENT: Deborah A. Hampton, Corporate Trademark Specialist, Trademark Team Lead

COMPANY/FIRM: The Chemours Company

TESTIMONIAL: Gorodissky is a pleasure to do business with in Russia and CIS. Brought different IP cases to them, including on trademark contentious and non-contentious side, never had a problem with a reply and relevant IP-service.
Highly recommend the firm!

CLIENT: Jakob Wahlers, Lawyer

COMPANY/FIRM: TecAlliance GmbH

TESTIMONIAL: We prefer to use Gorodissky & Partners in relation to our IP and IT matters in Russia. They have a professional team of lawyers and IP attorneys to work with based on our experience. We were very comfortable on the services rendered, and would retain Gorodissky services in the future.

CLIENT: Pablo Sarrias, CEO


TESTIMONIAL: I used Gorodissky & Partners for a software acquisition deal in Russia. Completely satisfying work, great legal experience and always reachable.

CLIENT: Robert A. Lauer, Partner

COMPANY/FIRM: Haynes and Boone, LLP

TESTIMONIAL: I am using Gorodissky for franchise and related deals targeted at Russia and CIS.
We have been handled together a few ‘blue-chip-branded’ franchise transactions, such as Krispy Kreme and Panda Express.

CLIENT: Lena Helios, Area manager, Russia & CIS

COMPANY/FIRM: Dr.Theiss Naturwaren GmbH

TESTIMONIAL: Specialists of Gorodissky & Partners regularly provide high-quality legal services in the field of intellectual property and related industries. We have extremely positive experience working with this firm. We value the existing relationship and feel secure in their hands.

CLIENT: Olga Lazareva, Director General


TESTIMONIAL: Our company fruitfully cooperates with Gorodisky and Partners” as a provider of legal services. All the work is always carried out in a timely manner and with high quality. The firm shows the efficiency and flexibility in the implementation of urgent assignments of increased complexity. Our company highly appreciates the attentive approach to the clients of the firm Gorodissky and Partners.
We recommend the company as an executive and reliable partner and hope for further fruitful cooperation.