KIAP IP Practice is recommended by the international ranking World Trademark Review 1000 for the first time ever

14 February 2020

KIAP IP Practice is recommended by the international ranking World Trademark Review 1000 for the first time ever

In early February 2020 the results of the annual research of leading trademark professionals World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000) became known. The ranking results are based on in-depth qualitative research of law firms and practitioners, in which the main criteria for evaluating are factors such as depth of expertise, market presence and the level of customer satisfaction along with positive feedback from colleagues.

According to the results of WTR 1000 Russia, the IP Practice of KIAP is noted in the field of “Prosecution and Strategy”. Head of Practice Elena Buranova also has been recommended in this practice area.

According to sources, new Head of Practice Elena Buranova “continues to provide sparkling all-around trademark counsel”. Clients are praising the “classy” way of KIAP, Attorneys at Law: “The team puts patrons’ interests before profit every time”. Experts describe the Head of Practice Elena Buranova being active across the whole of the practice: “A talented strategist with particular skill in dealing with complex franchising arrangements, she is always available and business-friendly”.

The WTR 1000 remains the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark field, and identifies the leading players in over 80 key jurisdictions globally.


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Headed by Partner Elena Buranova, KIAP IP practice is recommended by the international ratings Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Europe, as well as by Russian Pravo.ru-300 and "Kommersant" legal directories. In 2020 the practice was first time ever recommended by the international ranking World Trademark Review 1000 in the field of Prosecution and Strategy. In 2019 the practice was marked by the ranking ‘Managing IP - IP Stars' and was listed among the best law firms in Russia in Trade mark contentious work. Elena Buranova is personally recommended by WTR 1000 and Best Lawyers international ratings. In 2019 Elena was appointed a member of INTA Commercialization of Brands Committee for the term of 2020-2021. The clients of the practice are major Russian and international retailers, TMT and IT corporations, oil & gas, production and pharmaceutical companies. The Practice represents its clients in the Patents Disputes Chamber, Arbitration tribunals, and General Jurisdiction Courts, provides consultations in all intellectual property issues and assists in registration of intellectual property rights.


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