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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
21, 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Str.
125047 MOSCOW

Work Department

Intellectual Property / TMT


Counsel, Deputy Head of Intellectual Property / TMT Practice


Irina Kosovskaya is a renowned intellectual property protection expert. Having been professionally engaged in intellectual property matters for over 14 years, Irina has protected many clients in landmark disputes and has extensive experience in successfully representing clients before arbitrazh courts, including the Intellectual Property Court, as well as courts of general jurisdiction. Moreover, she is a well-seasoned expert in representation before the Rospatent Chamber for Patent Disputes as related to both means of individualization and intellectual property items.

Irina is a certified Russian patent attorney for all existing specializations, which enables her to represent both Russian and international applicants before Rospatent with no restrictions. She is also certified as a Eurasian patent attorney.

Prior to joining the Firm, Irina represented the Federal Intellectual Property Service (Rospatent) and the Chamber for Patent Disputes in courts as she was with the litigation department of the Federal Institute of Industrial Property.


Russian, English, German.


Irina is a member of the Moscow Bar Association.


Irina graduated from the Law Faculty of the Academic Law University of the Institute of State and Law at the Russian Academy of Sciences with honors.

She earned her LL.M. from Westphalian Wilhelms University (University of Münster, Germany) and has taken postgraduate courses at the Russian State Institute of Intellectual Property (currently Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property).

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

Irina KosovskayaEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

The team at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners provides comprehensive advice on the full range of matters relating to the registration, transfer and use of intellectual property. Contentious work is also an area of strength for the group, which comprises a large number of registered patent and trade mark attorneys, including ‘experienced team lead‘ Pavel Sadovsky and deputy practice head Irina KosovskayaMaxim Burda, who was recently promoted to senior associate, is noted for his proficiency in advising on the administrative protection of IP assets, particularly from piracy, counterfeiting and cybersquatting.