Andrey Cherkasov
Trade Mark Attorney

Andrey specialises in registration and enforcement of a wide range of IP rights. As a Trade Mark Attorney, he represents rights holders before the Russian Patent and Trade Mark Office (Rospatent), as well as before courts. He also has extensive experience in dealing with customs and the anti-monopoly authorities on IP related matters.

Initially, Andrey worked for a Russian law firm specialising in IP rights as they relate to IT before moving on to an IP firm as a Trade Mark Attorney.

Before joining Rouse, Andrey was deputy head of the legal department in a major Russian food company. He managed their IP portfolio (both at national and international level) and was also responsible for enforcement and litigation procedures, including before the Supreme Arbitration Court and the IP Court of Russia.

Professional qualifications

  • Trade Mark Attorney of Russian Federation

  • Additional qualification from the Moscow Institute of Examination and Testing, speciality “expert in examination of products and technologies

Accolades

  • Who's Who Legal Trademarks 2015: Ranked in Russia and is an "essential contact in the Russian market".

Personal interests

  • Sports and traveling