Maxim Tabolo

  • Fair and clear billing practice
    IP Stars 2017
  • I like their flexibility in solving problems
    IP Stars 2017
  • Clients appreciate the team's "value for money" advice which is always skilfully tailored to our needs
    IP Stars 2017
  • A top choice for mid-market cases, representing both international clients and notable local names
    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
  • Represents clients from a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail and pharmaceuticals
    Chambers Europe 2018
  • The team has a very practical and can-do attitude
    Chambers Europe 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 is praised for their ability to resolve complex cases quickly
    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • IP team always responds promptly to all requests and demonstrates a high level of knowledge and experience in the field of IP law, providing solid, business-oriented advice
    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • 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 has a proactive approach in understanding the needs of the client
    Legal 500 EMEA 2019
  • Excellent communication on a cross-functional level
    Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Associate of IP Practice. Personally ranked as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property (Russia) by the Legal 500 EMEA 2020 and by Best Lawyers 2021 international rating in Intellectual Property. Maxim advises clients on various aspects of Russian Intellectual property law, with a particular focus on non-contentious trademark matters. Maxim also represents clients in complex prosecution and revocation actions before Rospatent and state courts, including Court for Intellectual Property Rights, advises them on opposition proceedings and handles negotiations.


  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of law (master of private law) (2018 – 2020)
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of law (bachelor, diploma with honours) (2014 – 2018)


  • Enforcing trademark rights of a world-famous jewelry producer in view of importation of counterfeit goods onto the territory of the Russian Federation, including cooperation with the customs authorities.
  • Advising a leading tobacco manufacturer on potential risks connected with registration and use of new trademarks at the Russian market.
  • Advising a large Russian retail bank on trademark prosecution issues in Russia.
  • Representing a leading manufacturer of low-alcohol beverages in a complex trademark cancellation action.
  • Advising a major retail network on enforcement of trademark rights and a right to a company name.
  • Advising a foreign apparel manufacturer in a complex dispute concerning registration of trademarks in the name of a competitor.
  • Representing a large local Internet service provider in negotiations with a world-famous manufacturer of high-tech equipment.
  • Assisting a complex prosecution matter connected with granting protection to a trademark of a leading transport company, including participation in representing the client before the Chamber for Patent Disputes.
  • Advising a large foreign manufacturer of construction materials on the protectability of trademarks in Russia.
  • Assisting a world-famous pharmaceutical manufacturer in managing large trademark portfolio.

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