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Gowling WLG welcomes Irina Kosovskaya as counsel

13 Mar 2019 3:00 AM | Alexander Belyasov (Administrator)

Gowling WLG is pleased to announce that Irina Kosovskaya has joined the firm’s IP litigation practice as a counsel in the Moscow office.

Irina Kosovskaya is qualified as a Russian trademark and patent attorney and a Eurasian patent attorney. She is also a member of the Moscow Bar Association.

Irina has more than 14 years of experience advising clients on a range of intellectual property and data protection compliance matters. She has also been practising IP litigation.

Irina focuses her extensive practice on IP rights protection (including trademarks, appellations of origin, patents, designs, software and copyright), as well as dispute resolution before the Chamber for Patent Disputes at Rospatent, in Russian state commercial courts (including the Intellectual Property Court) and in courts of general jurisdiction. She also possesses significant experience in IP rights prosecution and IP transactions.

Over the course of her career, Irina has successfully advised multinational and Russian clients representing a variety of industry sectors, including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, technology and software, leisure and hotels, publishing, food and beverage, and consumer goods.

In 2018, she was recognized as a Rising Star by Managing Intellectual Property, which described her as a "business-oriented lawyer who clearly understands priorities and provides valuable straight-to-the-point advice, clear opinions and suggestions."


Gowling WLG is a global law firm with over 1,400 legal professionals and a range of dedicated support teams across 18 cities in Canada, the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The firm provides world-class legal expertise and multi-jurisdictional support in key global sectors. It is also home to one of the world's premier full-service intellectual property practices.


For nearly three decades, Gowling WLG has been a recognized leader in the protection of intellectual property rights in Russia and the CIS region. Through the strength of our Moscow office, the firm continues to deliver strategic advice and tailored solutions in all aspects of IP law to a global clientele.

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.
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Madina Assylbekova
Director of Business Development RUSSIA/CIS
+7 495 775 4863
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