Russian Patent Attorneys Andrey Bazhenov and Albert Ibragimov have been promoted to partner at Gorodissky & Partners in Moscow.
The promotions of Bazhenov and Ibragimov were announced at the same time as Sergey Medvedev's whose promotion was reported by CEE Legal Matters earlier in the week.
Bazhenov joined Gorodissky & Partners in 2001. He has headed the firm's Electronics and Physics Department since 2015. According to Gorodissky & Partners, "he counsels clients on patent strategies for the purposes of protection of technical solutions of companies in Russia, CIS, Europe, Asia, USA, and Canada in the spheres of computers and aerospace, data processing systems, control systems, plasma coating, electric-powered machines, and equipment. He has an experience in oppositions and appeals before the Russian and Eurasian Patent Offices."
Bazhenov studied at the Bauman Moscow State University and at Moscow's Academic Law University. Before joining Gorodissky & Partners he worked at the Bauman Moscow State University and at the Nexus company.
Ibragimov joined Gorodissky & Partners in 2008 as a Regional Director of the firm's Kazan office. He provides advice on legal protection of inventions and utility models, patent invalidation, as well as technology transfers, licensing, and IP management. He also specializes in patenting geophysical inventions.
Prior to joining Gorodissky & Partners, Ibragimov worked at the Tatarstan Center of Scientific and Technical Information. He studied at the Kazan's A.N. Tupolev National Research Technical University, the Institute of Advanced Studies of the Ministry of Industry and Science of the Russian Federation, and at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Russian Federal Center of Forensic Science.
He is a member of LES International and a recipient of the State Award of the Republic of Tatarstan in the field of science and technology.