Yana Tsygankova
Country Manager

Yana is Principal and Country Manager of our Russia business.

Yana has been with Rouse since the Moscow office opened in 2013.

She has been practicing IP law since 2007 and has been extensively dealing with contentious and non-contentious matters covering varieties of trade mark, copyright, trade name, domain name, trade secret and unfair competition issues.

With broad and extensive practical experience, Yana concentrates on providing strategic IP advice in the region (Russia and CIS), as well as in the fields of IP-related commercial, complex legal issues, including regulatory compliance, data protection and advertising spheres. 

She has a wide range of IP enforcement and prosecution practice, including developing and managing IP enforcement and filling strategies in Russia and CIS for major rights owners in many industry sectors not limited to alcohol, luxury, automotive, telecommunications, energy and personal care industries. Yana has been involved in litigation in the Arbitration and General Jurisdiction courts, representing clients in various trade marks and copyright cases, domain names recovery and unfair competition matters. 


Professional Qualifications

  • Master Degree (Hons), Law - General, IP & Information Security Law - Prominent Moscow University, Russia

  • Certified Trade Mark Attorney of the Russian Federation No. 1880

Professional Memberships

  • MARQUES – Unfair Competition Team Member

  • INTA – Unfair Competition Committee Member


  • Who's Who Legal Trademarks, 2017 - 2020: Recommended/Leading Practitioner

Personal Interests

  • Travelling and sports