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Intellectual Property Lawyers

In today’s knowledge economy, a large part of the value of your business is based on intangible assets and goodwill. Your intellectual property plays a key role in obtaining a competitive advantage. A cohesive IP strategy, including both commercialisation and enforcement, will ensure you get maximum value from your portfolio. With 150 specialist lawyers in 33 countries, we understand your business needs and have worked with some of the best-known brands, from banks to tech and media companies, pharmaceuticals and FMCG companies. This industry-specific approach can help you realise your commercial goals.

The right brands will win the hearts and minds of your customers. The right patents will prevent others exploiting your ideas or provide a substantial barrier to market access. Copyright, know-how and designs also play a vital role. We focus on key sectors relevant to you such as lifesciences, automotive, machinery, manufacturing, consumer products, financial services and TMC. This means you get in-depth industry knowledge as well as legal expertise for the protection of your IP. If you are involved in a dispute, we can guide you through the litigation process.

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Anton Bankovskiy
Anton Bankovskiy
Head of Intellectual Property
Russia, Moscow
Anton Bankovskiy is a partner and Head of Intellectual Property at CMS Russia. Prior to joining the firm in 2012, he has been working in other international law firms. Anton Bankovskiy has extensive...
Irina Shurmina
Irina Shurmina
Head of Digital Law
Russia, Moscow
Irina Shurmina is a Counsel heading the new practice group Digital Law at CMS Russia.Prior to joining CMS in 2020, Irina was working at other major international law firms in Russia and in Germany for...