We are proud to team up with attorneys from the Moscow office of Gowling WLG, welcoming new members: partners Maria Aronikova and Yulia Yarnykh, trademark attorneys Anastasia Konovalova and Alexandra Galkina and anti-counterfeit attorney Karina Skomorokhova.
Maria Aronikova – a Russian patent attorney, certified forensic expert, member of the Interregional Chamber of Patent Attorneys. With more than 20 years of professional expertise in trademark, copyright, antitrust laws, Maria has been successfully representing foreign and Russian clients in Russian courts. Among Maria’s clients were social media giants and top luxury brands.
Maria is recommended by Best Lawyers 2020-2022 as a trademark registration specialist and dispute resolution (World Trademark Review 1000 2019-2022). Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property «IP Stars» 2020-2021.
Yulia Yarnykh has been consulting foreign and Russian clients for a wide range of copyright, trademark, licensing and GR matters. Yulia particularly excels at strategy planning, negotiations and creative way of problem-solving.
Yulia s recommended by Best Lawyers 2020-2022, Legal 500 EEMEA 2021, bronze status for trademark registration and dispute resolution in Russia (World Trademark Review 1000). Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property «IP Stars» 2020-2021.
“We are delighted to merge with our high-profile colleagues! This is a huge step for S&P trademark practice to expand our professional expertise and strengthen existing competence, while still focusing on international standards for providing a high level of service to our clients.” – says Roman Lukyanov, a managing Partner at Semenov&Pevzner.