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Anton Bankovskiy

Partner
Head of Intellectual Property

CMS Russia
Naberezhnaya Tower, block C
Presnenskaya Naberezhnaya 10
123112 Moscow
Russia
Languages English, Russian

Anton specialises in intellectual property law and TMT. His expertise also covers intellectual property dispute resolution. Anton is admitted to represent the clients before Russian PTO, the Chamber for Patent and Trademark Disputes under Russian PTO and the Russian courts. Anton focuses on advising the clients of different industries including the TMT, energy, life sciences, etc.

Anton was chosen by his peers as one of the leading practitioners in Intellectual Property sphere according to Best Lawyers ranking in Russia and is recognized as “Up and Coming” lawyer by Chambers Global legal directory.

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Counsel Anton Bankovskiy of CMS advises on transactional IP matters and also represents clients in contentious cases. "He is quick, to the point and proactive if we need something done very quickly," a client reports. Bankovskiy was part of the team that represented Japan Tobacco in a trade mark infringement and unfair competition dispute with BAT.

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Relevant experience

  • A leading manufacturer of electronics products on licensing of technologies including patents in Russia as well as representing the client in the patent disputes with the Russian patent trolls.
  • A leading international manufacturer of toys on trademark protection in Russia, including trademark protection against infringement on the Internet.
  • International network of fast-food restaurants - representing in relation to an out-of-court resolution of disputes with a domain name owner.
  • A number of major multinational companies operating in the hi-tech, sportswear and equipment sectors in relation to  arranging large-scale campaigns against counterfeit goods, representing clients in a vast number of police raids, civil, administrative, customs and criminal cases.
  • Major multinational companies, two US sportswear and equipment manufacturers, three Japanese and one US hi-tech company, a Finnish mobile company and a US pharmaceutical company in relation to the trademark registration with the customs authorities.
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Education

  • 2002 – Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy of sciences, PhD
  • 1998 – Moscow State University of International Relations, Degree in Law
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Memberships

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Deputy Chairman of IP Committee, Association of European Businesses
  • IP Committee, CCI France Russie 
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21/12/2018
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