Elena Buranova > KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law
127055 MOSCOW

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Partner of IP Practice, Russian registered Trademark attorney.


Elena was appointed a member of INTA Commercialization of Brands Committee for the term of 2020-2021. Personally ranked lawyer in IP Stars (Trade mark Star 2019-2020), Legal 500 EMEA, WTR 1000, Best Lawyers, Pravo.Ru-300 and Kommersant ratings. Elena has over 15 years of working experience as an IP lawyer, both in international law firms and in-house. She specializes in protection and enforcement of IP rights, both contentious and non-contentious. Elena represents clients in various IP administrative proceedings and infringement actions. She also advises on a wide range of transactional and commercial IP matters, as well as on issues of lawful use of IP in advertising, personal data protection and unfair competition relating to IP. Elena’s area of expertise also includes certain regulatory issues in pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining KIAP Elena worked at a local law firm, at a Russian automotive holding company, as well as at Moscow offices of Hogan Lovells, Baker & McKenzie and White & Case.




  • Member of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)
  • Member of INTA


  • Scientific and Methodological Center for Mediation and Law, Postgraduate Course “Mediation” (2014)
  • Academy of National Economy under the Russian Government & University of Manchester LL.M. programme, Postgraduate Degree in Jurisprudence (2005)
  • Academic Juridical University under the Russian Academy of Sciences, Specialist Degree in Jurisprudence (2004)

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

Elena BuranovaKIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law

At KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law, patent litigation is a key area of growth for the intellectual property practice; the firm’s commitment to this type of work was exemplified by the recent hire of experienced associate Anastasia Skopven, a pharmaceutical patent specialist, from Lidings. Other areas of focus for the team include trade mark prosecution and litigation, and transactional IP matters. Associate Maxim Tabolo is noted for his expertise in non-contentious trade mark issues. Practice head Elena Buranova made partner in February 2020.

Russia > TMT

KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law‘s offering brings together specialists from the commercial practice, under the headship of Julia Kirpikova, and the IP group, led by newly promoted partner Elena Buranova. The firm has recently expanded its expertise in the e-commerce, personal data and AI spheres, and continues to handle largely advisory work.