Member Login

Gowling WLG named Russia’s IP Firm of the Year at 2019 Global IP Awards

30 Jan 2019 1:00 AM | Alexander Belyasov (Administrator)

Gowling WLG was named "Firm of the Year" in three categories at the inaugural Global IP Awards ceremony, held last night in London.

The firm took home the top honour in the "Russia – IP Firm of the Year" category and was also named Canadian "Firm of the Year" in both the patents and trademarks categories.

Partners Monique Couture, Gordon Harris and Scott Jolliffe were on hand to accept the awards.

We are honoured to receive this award and especially so because it is the very first occasion for it to be conferred” said David Aylen, the managing partner of Gowling WLG in Russia and the CIS. “Our Moscow office is a great place to work and I am very proud of our exceptionally talented team!”

Hosted by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) and the World Trademark Review (WTR), the awards identify the world's leading intellectual property law firms based on IAM’s and WTR’s reporting and analysis of notable IP achievements over the past year.

Both IAM and WTR have long recognized Gowling WLG's IP Group as one of the world's leading international IP practices, with considerable strength in both trademarks and patents.


With unmatched expertise in patents, trademarks, brands and designs, copyright, advertising, IP litigation and more, Gowling WLG has been winning IP cases for clients around the world for over 125 years, and offers exceptional representation in a dynamic and competitive market. Learn more


Gowling WLG Russia/CIS is a recognized leader in the protection of intellectual property rights in the region. Through the strength of our Moscow office, the firm has worked with a global clientele for about three decades to deliver strategic advice in all aspects of IP law throughout Russia and the CIS.
We are a trusted adviser to many of the world’s leading innovators and brand owners on the Fortune Global 500 list. Clients appreciate the superior quality of our services, strategic and practical approach, and responsiveness.
Learn more


Madina Assylbekova
Director of Business Development RUSSIA/CIS
Tel: +7 495 775 4863
Email: [email protected]