IP practice of KIAP in IP STARS 2020: Trade mark firm rankings

3 April 2020

IP practice of KIAP in IP STARS 2020: Trade mark firm rankings

At the end of March 2020, the first results of the international ranking of leaders in the field of intellectual property IP Stars 2020: Trade mark firm rankings became known. Globally, the ranking covers more than 80 jurisdictions in Africa, America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.

IP Stars 2020: Trade mark firm rankings (Russia) identified the best of the best in the Trademark contentious category. The IP practice of KIAP law firm was ranked among the best law firms in Russia third year in a row.

“The IP Stars ranking is one of the leading and most respected IP ratings on the market, and I am very pleased that our practice is present in the ranking among the leaders in the field of trademark contentious. We will continue working on further strengthening of our positions in the rating and on the market", - added "Trade Mark Star 2019" according to IP Stars, Trademark attorney and Head of IP practice of KIAP Elena Buranova.

The Managing IP Magazine was founded in 1990 and is an authoritative resource specializing in an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of global market trends in the area of intellectual property law. The Managing IP guide has been annually ranking leading law firms offering IP services from over 80 jurisdictions since 1996. In addition to analyzing trends in IP field and ranking law firms, Managing IP Magazine also compiles an individual ranking of legal consultants (IP Stars) and a ranking of in-house lawyers (Corporate IP Stars). The ranking is based on the comments of participants of the legal market and other independent information received by a team of researchers. There is no fee to pay to participate in the research and as a result the research is conducted impartially and the final result is based solely on the feedback and recommendations of clients and fellow IP specialists.


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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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