Anton Bankovskiy is a partner and Head of Intellectual Property at CMS Russia. Prior to joining the firm in 2012, he has been working in other international law firms.
Anton Bankovskiy has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of intellectual property and media & advertising matters, including unfair competition.
He also specialises in intellectual property dispute resolution. He is admitted to represent the clients before Russian Patent and Trademark Office (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 consumer products, TMT, energy and life sciences, etc.
Anton also advises clients on data protection issues, such as cross-border transfer, localisation rules, compliance of data processing with Russian regulations etc.
Anton is a member of International Trademark Association (INTA)’s Committee, Chairman of IP Committee of the Association of European Businesses in Russia as well as a member of IP Committee of the Russian-French Chamber of Commerce.
Anton was chosen by his peers as one of the leading Russian IP practitioners according to Best Lawyers ranking and is recommended for enforcement and litigation by WTR 1000.