+ 7 495 136 82 77info@amigdala.ru
Boutique law firm specializing in intellectual property law, information technology, media and art law.

Intellectual Property

Copyright and Anti-piracy

  • Consulting on protection of copyright and related rights
  • Legal support of licensing activities
  • Pre-trial takedown of pirated content
  • Representation of interests in «anti-piracy» disputes
  • Takedown of links to pirated content from search engines
  • Blocking mirrors of blocked websites
  • Unblocking blocked websites
  • Registration of computer programs and databases
  • Registration of copyright works with the US Congress


Trademarks and brand protection

  • Verification of trademarks as to identity and similarity, information search and expert assessment
  • Trademark registration in Russia and abroad
  • International trademark registration
  • Invalidation of trademarks
  • Logo/trademark development
  • Registration of geographical denominations


Patents and Know-How

  • Registration of subject matters of patent law (industrial designs, utility models, inventions) in Russia and abroad
  • International patenting
  • Renewal, amendment and termination of patents
  • Cancellation of patents
  • Resolution of patent disputes
  • Production secrets (know-how)


 Dispute resolution in the field of intellectual property

  • Handling claims related to the protection of rights of authors and other right holders.
  • Protection of copyright and related rights
  • Protection of rights to means of individualization (trademark, trade name, commercial designation, appellation of origin of goods)
  • Representation of interests in domain disputes
  • Representation in anti-piracy disputes
  • Representation of clients' interests in Rospatent, the Federal Customs Service and the Federal Antimonopoly Service on protection of intellectual property


 Legal support for IP sale transactions

  • Comprehensive legal support of transactions involving IP results and means of individualization
  •  Due diligence of the client’s IP assets
  •  Registration of IP rights
  •  Drafting agreements on the disposal of exclusive IP rights.
  •  Support for registration of assignment/pledge of the exclusive rights/licensing of rights with Rospatent



  • Monitoring and revealing sellers of counterfeit products offline and on the Internet
  •  Pre-trial work with infringers
  •  Entering trademarks in the Intellectual Property Registry of the Federal Customs Service
  •  Conducting seminars for customs authorities
  • Organizing raids jointly with law enforcement agencies (Interior Ministry, Federal Customs Service, Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing aka Rospotrebnadzor)
  • Protection of right holders' interests in civil cases      
  • Support in administrative and criminal cases
  • Identification of supply chains frequently used as a cover by infringers;



  • Framing of franchising agreements
  • Drafting agreements with contracting parties required for conducting business within the network
  • Registration of trademarks (service marks) and subsequent assignment of rights under the contract at Rospatent
  • Legal support in settlement of disputes between franchisees and franchisors


Advertising and Marketing

  • Consulting on placement of advertisements
  • Audit of advertising materials
  • Disputes over the breach of advertising law


+ 7 495 136 82 77info@amigdala.ru
Boutique law firm specializing in intellectual property law, information technology, media and art law.