Gorodissky & Partners (G&P) is a universal blue-chip intellectual property (IP) law firm providing a full range of services connected with IP life cycle. The law firm searches, prosecutes, acquires, exploits, evaluates, commercializes, transfers, protects, defends, litigates and enforces IP, IT and related intangible assets. G&P practices IP and IT laws in Russia, Ukraine and CIS.
Gorodissky & Partners is the biggest IP law firm in the Russian jurisdiction residing in the list of 10 largest IP firms in Europe. Over 400 employees, including 140 registered patent/trademark attorneys and IP lawyers, work for the law firm.
The law firm’s patent/trademark attorneys and IP lawyers are members of AIPPI, FICPI, LESI, INTA, MARQUES, ECTA, PTMG, AIPLA, ABA, Russian Chamber of Patent Attorneys and Council of the Eurasian Patent Attorneys. Many of them have advanced technical background in combination with legal and economic degrees.
G&P deals with all types of IP and IT in various business sectors, including aviation and automative, banking and financials, biotechnology and life sciences, consumer products and retails, energy and utilities, hotels and leasure, mechanicals and industrials, oil and gas, sports, media and entertainment, nanotechnology and telecoms.
The law firm handles different matters and projects, whether contentious (litigious) or non-contentious (commercial), related to copyrights, related rights and designs, software and databases, patents and know-how, trademarks, brands and domain names, mask works and semiconductor chips as well as plant breeders’ rights. The law firm is famous for its heavy-weight and precedential litigation projects related to domains and domain names in Russia.
According to the annual survey of intellectual property professionals worldwide conducted by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, G&P has been consistently ranked Russia's No.1 firm in patents and trademarks since 1998.