Maxim Sobolev
Patent Attorney

Maxim is a Russian Patent and Trademark attorney and a Eurasian patent attorney.

Maxim specialises in drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications for inventions and utility models. He has worked with patents since 2000.

Prior to joining Rouse, Maxim worked at another international law firm as a patent attorney. He has also worked as a patent examiner at the Russian patent office (Rospatent), was Head of Patents at one of the leading Russian pharmaceutical companies and at a Russian IP law firm.

Maxim has extensive experience in drafting patent applications, filing PCT applications at the Russian national and Eurasian regional phases, advising clients on Office actions, preparing responses thereto, filing oppositions and preparing non-infringement/freedom to operate opinions.

Professional qualifications

  • Patent and Trademark attorney of the Russian Federation, Eurasian Patent attorney
  • Patent professional - Russian State Institute of Industrial Property
  • Chemist-technologist - Russian Chemical Technological University

Personal interests

  • Literature, music.