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Veronika Popelenskaya

Veronika Popelenskaya

Senior Lawyer | RF Patent and Trademark Attorney, registration ID No.1629

Areas of practice:

Dispute Resolution/ International Arbitration
Intellectual Property
Trademarks, Industrial Designs, Computer Programs and Data Bases

Veronika is a trademark and patent attorney practicing since 2009. Her concentration area comprises trademarks and service marks, industrial designs, computer programs, data bases, and IC layout designs.

She represents clients to protect their trademark rights before the Chamber for Patent Disputes of Rospatent (Russian PTO), courts, law enforcement authorities, Federal Antimonopoly Service, and Federal Customs Service, and handles legal proceedings relating to protection of trademark and other IP rights in courts and arbitrazh (commercial) courts.

Veronika is also an experienced specialist for arranging and implementing a full registration process for trademarks, computer programs and data bases, from preparing and filing applications through obtainment from Russian and foreign PTOs of a final document certifying the grant of legal protection. Advising on issues relating to registration of IP rights and transactions with the WIPO International Bureau and abroad is one of the key areas of Veronika’s practice.

Performance of similarity searches and providing expert trademark and patent attorney’s opinions as well as assistance in obtaining patents for industrial designs are also an intrinsic part of her work.

She also handles renewals of TM registrations and making amendments to the RF National Trademarks and Service Marks Register and helps obtain required excerpts from the Register.

As a lawyer, Veronika performs expert assessment of IP assignment agreements and advises clients on various legal aspects of IP laws.

Practice of law:

  • Andrey Gorodissky & Partners (since 2021)
  • Private practice as a trademark and patent attorney (2016-2020)
  • Popelensky Trademark and Patent Attorneys, Trademark Attorney (2015-2016) and Trademark Attorney Assistant (2009-2015)
  • Bird & Bird, intern (March 2009 г.)


  • Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), Master of Jurisprudence in IP law (2009)
  • Moscow State Institute (University) of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Foreign Internal Affairs Ministry of Russia, International Law Department, European Law Chair (2008)

Language skills:

  • English
  • German
  • French



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