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Olga Tikhonina

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Patent and Trademark Attorney, Partner

Phone: +7 965 4298656
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Languages: Russian, English

 

Practice areas

IP Litigation
IP Licensing and Transfers
Patent and Trademark matters

Professional experience

Olga Tikhonina is a partner and co-founder of the law firm “Ivanov, Makarov & Partners”. She started her career as a patent attorney’s assistant and then worked for several years as a lawyer in a major Russian IP firm. Olga works with all kinds of intellectual property issues, with the focus on contractual relations such as licensing, franchising, distribution and acquisition of intellectual property rights.

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Alexey Ivanov

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Attorney at Law, Partner

Phone: +7 903 1032298
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Languages: Russian, English



Practice areas

IP Litigation
IP Due Diligence
Unfair competition

Professional experience

Alexey Ivanov is a partner and co-founder of the law firm “Ivanov, Makarov & Partners”. He started his career as an assistant attorney and worked in major Moscow legal firms. In 2005 he became an advocate and a member of the Moscow Bar. Alexey focuses on commercial litigation and has extensive experience with legal issues related to trademarks, patents, copyright, unfair competition and Internet law. He is skilled in due diligence review and analysis for mergers and acquisitions of trademark, copyright and domain name portfolios. Alexey combines his attorney practice with work at the Civil and Labor Law Department of the People's Friendship University of Russia (Moscow). He gives lectures on Protection of IP Rights and conducts workshops on International Private Law. Alexey spends significant amount of time monitoring and analysing legislative developments.

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Dmitry Makarov

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Trademark Attorney, Partner

Phone: +7 916 1142703
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Languages: Russian, English

 

Practice areas

IP Litigation
IP Transactions
Trademark and Copyright matters

Professional experience

Dmitry Makarov is a partner and co-founder of the law firm “Ivanov, Makarov & Partners”. He started his career as a lawyer in a major Russian IP Firm. In 2006, he became a trademark attorney. Dmitry specializes in contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters. He advises on the protection and exploitation of intellectual property in particularly trademarks, copyright, patents, design rights, confidential information and trade secrets. Dmitry has an extensive experience in legal aspects related to transactions and due diligence of  intellectual property. Regularly presents different IP topics at seminars and conferences. He is a member of the Licensing Executive Society Russia.

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Mark Chizhenok

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Patent and Trademark Attorney
Attorney at Law, Partner

Phone: +7 926 2357679
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Languages: Russian, English, French

 

Practice areas

IP Litigation
Domain name disputes resolution
Patent and Design matters

Professional experience

Mark Chizhenok is a partner of law firm "Ivanov, Makarov & Partners" (IM&P). He is a prominent IP practitioner and litigator also known as an excellent speaker and legal researcher. Before IM&P foundation he has been involved in legal and specifically IP practice for about 10 years often dealing with important and unprecedented case. He started his legal work in 1998 as a leading participant of the non-profit University students’ project of pro bono legal consulting. During the same time he created, developed and managed a successful online consulting service. In 1999 he joined the major Russian IP Law Firm as a lawyer, specializing in Internet-related disputes. In the years 2005-2007 he tried himself as an associate of a foreign boutique law firm where he was responsible for building of intellectual property practice. After two more years of practice with the former IP law firm he co-founded "Ivanov, Makarov & Partners".