Ilya is a senior lawyer working in the Moscow office of the law firm Gorodissky & Partners (Russia). He specialises in wide range of issue involving intellectual rights enforcement, prosecution and transactions.
Ilya focuses on providing legal support on intellectual property and general commercial matters, including: trademarks, patents and copyright enforcement; unfair competition; domain disputes; licensing, assignments, franchising and other IP-related transactions; advertising and marketing regulations; launching joint ventures; IP issues in M&A transactions; IP due diligence; personal data protection; and industry-related regulatory affairs.
Ilya regularly represent major international businesses before Russian courts and law enforcement authorities on IP enforcement matters in civil, commercial, administrative and criminal proceedings; frequently participate in transactions relating to commercialisation of IP rights, drafts related contractual instruments, provides legal advice on strategy of IP protection. Ilya is also known for his professional experience in major pharmaceutical patent disputes.
Ilya frequently participates in major domestic and international conferences on IP right protection. He authored numerous publications for such sources as Kluwer Law International, Law Business Research, Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review and World Trademark Review.