Elena Buranova

Partner
Trademark attorney
  • The team is very focused on the needs of the client and treats every client as if they are the most important one
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • A unique team of highly professional lawyers and attorneys
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Highly skilled, reliable, friendly and always available to react to clients’ queries – the team provides excellent advice and achieves great results
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Another asset is their really strong team work
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • They provide excellent value for money and always give clear and practical advice
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • The team is knowledgeable in various aspects of IP law and extremely responsive to inquiries
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Demonstrates a solution-based approach, looks two steps ahead and delivers advice quickly
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • This firm stands above the rest as it sees solutions where other lawyers see problems
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • High level of service, excellent client focus, unmatched in terms of industry knowledge
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • A rare mix of high professionalism, intellect and modesty - this can be said about every lawyer at KIAP
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • The lawyers keep clients up to date on key changes to the law and are on top of risks associated with our business
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • It is impressive how quickly KIAP manages to get into an issue and turn things around for the client
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • The lawyers keep clients up to date on key changes to the law and are on top of risks associated with our business
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • KIAP is one of the most reliable and transparent firms on the market, which also has valuable professional experience
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • They are not afraid of unknown issues and keep up with progress in the industry
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • When you engage KIAP for any matter, you can be sure that the legal opinion, agreement or court documents will be on a par with the standards of a top international law firm for a fair price
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • KIAP is one of the most reputable Russian law firms on the market
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • She is always available and business-friendly
    WTR 1000 Russia 2020
  • A talented strategist with particular skill in dealing with complex franchising arrangements
    WTR 1000 Russia 2020
  • The team puts patrons’ interests before profit every time
    WTR 1000 Russia 2020
  • Head of practice Elena Buranova continues to provide sparkling all-around trademark counsel
    WTR 1000 Russia 2020
  • They're very strategic in their planning, they're very clear and open with the client
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • When we need immediate support, it’s good to know that our counsel is always available
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • They don’t miss a single email and always return every call
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • Litigation practice represents clients from a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing and financial services
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • Leading mid-market contentious practice, representing both international clients and notable local names
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • Excellent communication on a cross-functional level
    Legal 500 EMEA 2019
  • The team has a proactive approach in understanding the needs of the client
    Legal 500 EMEA 2019
  • They are flexible and everything they provide is highly detailed. We appreciate the commercial approach and personalised attention of KIAP lawyers
    Chambers Europe 2019
  • The team is praised for their ability to resolve complex cases quickly
    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • KIAP team provides comprehensive legal advice that combines a strong breadth of resources with deep knowledge of the client’s business
    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • The team has a very practical and can-do attitude
    Chambers Europe 2018
  • Represents clients from a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail and pharmaceuticals
    Chambers Europe 2018
  • KIAP areas of expertise include financial liability and insurance disputes as well as debt recovery claims. Acts on contractual disputes and assists with local enforcement proceedings
    Chambers Europe 2018
  • A top choice for mid-market cases, representing both international clients and notable local names
    Chambers Europe 2018
Partner of IP Practice, Russian registered Trademark attorney. Elena was appointed a member of INTA Commercialization of Brands Committee for the term of 2020-2021. Personally ranked lawyer in IP Stars (Trade mark Star 2019-2020), Legal 500 EMEA, WTR 1000, Best Lawyers, Pravo.ru-300 and Kommersant ratings. Elena has over 15 years of working experience as an IP lawyer, both in international law firms and in-house. She specializes in protection and enforcement of IP rights, both contentious and non-contentious. Elena represents clients in various IP administrative proceedings and infringement actions. She also advises on a wide range of transactional and commercial IP matters, as well as on issues of lawful use of IP in advertising, personal data protection and unfair competition relating to IP. More

Education:

  • Scientific and Methodological Center for Mediation and Law, Postgraduate Course “Mediation” (2014)
  • Academy of National Economy under the Russian Government & University of Manchester LL.M. programme, Postgraduate Degree in Jurisprudence (2005)
  • Academic Juridical University under the Russian Academy of Sciences, Specialist Degree in Jurisprudence (2004)

Projects:

  • Successfully representing a major multinational electronics company in the Russian Chamber for Patent Disputes with respect to cancellation of the competitor’s trademark registration.
  • Successfully representing a local manufacturer of access panels in patent infringement court proceedings.
  • Handling due diligence of IP assets of a well-known Russian cartoon animation group and reviewing relevant IP transactional documents in its acquisition by a private equity fund.
  • Assisting a leading local pharmaceutical company in its licensing arrangement with an American pharmaceutical company with respect to pre-clinical and clinical trials, development, production and distribution of the oncology drug preparation in Russia and CIS.
  • Successfully representing a large Korean automotive company in a dispute over unlawful use by a local company of the client’s trademarks in the Internet, as a result of which the client has obtained rights to the .ru domain name identical to its key trademark.
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