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Nikolai Popelensky

Nikolai Popelensky

Counsel | RF Patent Attorney, licence No 31 | Eurasian Patent Attorney, licence No 77

Areas of practice:

Intellectual Property
Inventions and Utility Models, Designs
Eurasian Patent Law
Advocacy for IP owners in courts, the Patent Dispute Chamber of Rospatent and the Eurasian Patent Organization

Nikolai K. Popelensky has 40 years of experience as a patent attorney and provides all services needed for protecting industrial design rights. He is a fully practising RF patent attorney (Certificate No 31) and Eurasian patent attorney (Certificate No 77).

During his time in the profession, Nikolai has represented a great number of foreign companies in the context of registering and protecting their rights to industrial property in the USSR and in Russia, as well as taking part in registering industrial property of Russian businesses in 144 countries all over the world. He also served as State Duma expert for trademark legislation amendments.

The range of Nikolai's services covers the facilitation of trademark registration, patenting and drafting of license agreements, IP and franchise contracts etc. He conducts patent searches, patent examinations for courts, and provides international patenting services.

Within his practice area, Nikolai provides legal advice on IP protection and recommendations for transfers and assignment of IP rights. His track record includes representation of clients before the Patent Dispute Chamber and the Intellectual Property Court.

Practice of law:

  • Popelensky Patent and Trademark Attorneys (1995 - 2016)
  • Soyuzpatent, RF CCI (1977 - 1995)


  • Moscow Institute of Road Traffic


  • International Association for Protection of Intellectual Property (IAPIP)

Language skills:

  • English
  • French



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