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Dispute Resolution/ International Arbitration

Dispute Resolution/ International Arbitration

Dispute resolution is a primary area of focus for the AGP law firm. High-calibre lawyers many of whom have 20 years of experience, have established themselves as reliable litigators and have gained the trust of major companies in Russia and abroad. AGP lawyers protect interests of clients from manufacturing, energy, construction, banking and other business sectors.

As part of the section's remit, AGP lawyers provide pre-trial assistance, predict the trial outcome and develop a litigation strategy and tactics. AGP has solid experience resolving disputes through settlement agreements, which in many cases helps our clients avoiding protracted litigation.

The firm's reputation is attested to by hundreds of cases won. Attorneys litigate for clients at courts of various levels, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and the Intellectual Property Court.

AGP attorneys also provide advocacy for the clients in economic and tax criminal cases, including representation during pre-investigation checks and preliminary investigations.

AGP lawyers have extensive experience in commercial arbitration, representing their clients before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the Vienna International Arbitral Centre, the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the ICC International Court of Arbitration.

We protect client’s interest in the following types of disputes:

  • disputes over assets, ownership and other proprietary rights
  • corporate disputes
  • employment disputes
  • disputes over real properties, including those arising out of construction contracts
  • disputes over improper performance including under sale/purchase, rental, leasing and loan contracts
  • disputes over making and termination of contracts, invalidation of deals; intellectual property disputes, including infringements on the Internet; defamation claims
  • bankruptcy cases
  • tax disputes
  • claims for the recovery of debts, losses and lost profits
  • consumer claims
  • disputes arising out of international commercial contracts

Practice Professionals

Andrey Gorodissky
Andrey Gorodissky
Managing Partner | Attorney | PhD (Law)
Ivan Zykin
Ivan Zykin
Partner | Doctor of Legal Sciences | Professor
Elena Gorodisskaya
Elena Gorodisskaya
Partner | Attorney | Trademark Attorney | PhD (Law)
Marina Abramova
Marina Abramova
Partner | Attorney
Alexey Gorodissky
Alexey Gorodissky
Partner | Attorney | Trademark Attorney
Valentin Moiseev
Valentin Moiseev
Partner | Attorney | PhD (Law)
Yury Tsvetkov
Yury Tsvetkov
Partner | Counsel

Practice Representation

General Electric
Successful defense of General Electric and its Russian distributor of electrical equipment. A notorious Russian patent troll holding a number of dubious patents brought a patent infringement action against GE’s distributor and claimed a compensation for each instance of sale of the products which allegedly infringed his patent rights. Thanks to AGP defense team, the claimant’s patent was declared invalid and his claim was dismissed.
Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A.
Representation of the client before a commercial (arbitrazh) court as a third party in the administrative prosecution of a counterfeit goods importer.
Forsythe LLC
Successful defense of the client’s ownership rights to a database for monitoring and analysis of government and private pharmaceutical tenders in Russia.
SKYY Spirits LLC
Representation before commercial (arbitrazh) courts (trial, appellate and cassation levels) in proceedings to invalidate the Russian PTO’s decision cancelling the client’s trademark registration due to non-use (the client won the case).
Tax agent
Successful defense of the tax agent in a dispute with tax authorities over applicability of provisions of a double taxation treaty.