Areas of expertise:
- Intellectual property of information technologies
- Personal data
- Support of Internet projects (in the field of e-commerce, fintech and media)
- Art Law
Meldir Erbulekova is a founder and managing partner of Amigdala law firm. Meldir advises Russian and international companies, her practice focuses on intellectual property protection, protection of information, Internet project support, and consulting for startups. She has been working in this field for more than eight years, and has expertise as an external consultant and legal counsel of the company.
Prior to establishing Amigdala, Meldir worked as an associate and was head of the technology practice in the international law firm Gowling WLG (international) Inc. Over the course of 8 years of her professional experience, she has accumulated extensive expertise, representing major Russian and international companies in complex disputes related to trademarks, copyright and domain names. At the beginning of her career, she used to provide legal support to Strelka KB as its single lawyer.
Meldir has participated in research projects in the field of information technology, and has experience in teaching.
Author of numerous publications on the Internet regulation and new technologies.
Moscow State Institute of International Relations run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia (Bachelor’s degree), specialization: international trade law
Kutafin Moscow State Law University (LL.M.), specialization: contract law
National Research University Higher School of Economics (Postgraduate program), International Laboratory for Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law, specialization: information law
Business school «The Strasbourg Management School» at the Robert Schumann University of Strasbourg
СopyrightX Courses at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University
Languages: English, French