Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Pre-trial dispute resolution
Elena Berger is a Senior Associate of the Capital Legal Services Intellectual Property practice.
Elena’s professional experience includes, among other things, consulting Russian and foreign clients on a broad range of issues related to IP, including copyright protection, trademarks, issues of entering into and performing license agreements, agreements on alienation of exclusive rights and commissioning agreements.
Elena has consulted and represented clients in commercial arbitration courts in commercial and other disputes, as well as in the court for intellectual property on issues of collecting compensation for unlawful use of trademarks, early termination of a trademark’s legal protection, contesting resolutions of the Russian patent authority (Rospatent) on granting legal protection to a trademark and domain name disputes.
Among the clients Elena has consulted, the vast majority are leading Russian and foreign cosmetics and food manufacturers, gaming software developers and manufacturers of goods for the gaming industry, as well as international trade companies and manufacturers of construction materials.
Elena’s involvement in developing the IP practice is greater than the mere development of the legal area, rather it includes the discovery of IP potential and revealing it to clients and members of the legal community.
Elena is participating in a number of research projects tied to IP, holds business breakfasts in Russia and Finland for Russian and foreign clients, gives presentations at IP conferences and gives seminars on IP basics at higher learning institutions (Higher School of Economics and St. Petersburg State University). Elena also takes part in a the major conference of IP specialists of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
Areas of Law:
- Intellectual Property
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Pre-trial dispute resolution
- St. Petersburg State University, Bachelor’s degree (2007)
- St. Petersburg State University, Master’s degree (2009)
- Queen Mary, University of London, LLM (2013)
- Russian State Academy for Intellectual Property, advanced training program of “Assessing the value of intellectual property” (2016)