Natalia Gulyaeva

Natalia Gulyaeva

Office Managing Partner
Moscow

Email natalia.gulyaeva@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +7 495 933 3025

Fax +7 495 933 3001

LanguagesEnglish, Italian, French, German, Russian

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Natalia Gulyaeva is managing partner and heads the firm’s Global Regulatory & IP, Media and Technology (IPMT) Practice Group and Life Sciences & Healthcare Industry Group for Russia/Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Her diverse practice encompasses IP portfolio management, IP dispute resolution (arbitration and litigation) and IP transactional work. 

Natalia is praised by peers and clients for “her business sense and clear management style,” is defined as “creative, flexible, and able to guide clients through the specifics of the Russian market,” and a “tough and focused attorney”.

Clients compliment Natalia for her ability to see legal matters from an in-house counsel perspective. She is well-known for a chain of victories in complex IP disputes before the Russian courts. She is equally creative and successful in handling disputes between international and domestic corporations in Russia and other CIS countries, and for coordinating multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution (including both litigation and arbitration). Natalia is admitted to represent clients before the Russian PTO, and enjoys rights of audience in the Chamber for Patent and Trademark Disputes and Russian courts. Natalia is admitted for practice in Russia and England & Wales.

Natalia is widely published and is a regular speaker at high profile conferences, including Saint-Petersburg International Legal Forum (SPILF), INTA, ICC, IAPP, MIP, ABA, IBA, WIPO, CIArb and many other events.

Natalia is included in the lists of arbitrators of many domestic and international institutions and has experience acting as both counsel and arbitrator.

Natalia is a tutor in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center and Associate Professor of Law Faculty at the Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). Natalia is included in the Approved Faculty List of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has been recently appointed to CIArb European Branch's Board.

Awards and recognitions

2020

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation (Russia)
Legal 500 EMEA

2018-2019

TMT, Leading Individual
Legal 500 EMEA

2018-2019

Intellectual Property, Leading Individual
Legal 500 EMEA

2006-2015

Chambers Europe and Global, IP

2003-2015

IP and TMT
Legal 500 EMEA

2012-2015

The Best lawyers Russia, IP

2003-2015

European Legal Experts, IP

2015

Client Choice Awards

2003-2015

IP, Life Sciences, and TMT
PLC WhichLawyer?

2015

Euromoney's Women in Business Law Award

2007 & 2008

WORLDleaders International Award

2019

Life Sciences, Patents, Trademarks, Women in Business Law
Legal Media Group's Expert Guides

Education and admissions

Education

Diploma in Law, Moscow State University, First Class Honours

German Academic Exchange Service Program for International Lawyers, Tuebingen University, Germany

ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central and Eastern Europe

L.L.M. in Law, Tuebingen University, Germany

PhD in Law, Moscow State University

Residential Course for IP lawyers, University of Bristol

Memberships

INTA

IAPP

CCI France Russie

AmCham Russia

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Russia

Court admissions

Russian Federation

England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising BBC on various contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia/CIS.

Representing ViiV Healthcare/ GSK in patent contentious and transactional matters in Russia/CIS.

Advising eBay on various data protection, e-commerce related and IP matters in Russia/CIS.

Advising PayPal on various data protection related and IP matters in Russia/CIS.

Representing Johnson & Johnson in IP contentious and transactional matters in Russia/CIS.

Representing the LEGO Group in trademark and copyright contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing CSL Behring in various pharma specific non-contentious matters in Russia/CIS.

Representing Bayer in IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing Toshiba in patent contentious matters in Russia/CIS.

Representing a leading, global aluminium producer Rusal in patent contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia and internationally.

Representing Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment in trademark and patent contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia/CIS.

Representing Caterpillar in IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing Kikkoman in IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Advising PepsiCo on IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing Fox in contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing NBCUniversal in non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing Shiseido Corporation in IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing Mattel in IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing Avon in IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing Tetra Pak in various non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS.

Representing H&M in IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia /CIS (WORLDLeaders International Trademark Excellence Award)

Representing Synergy, a leading Russian producer of distilled spirits, in IP contentious and non-contentious matters in Russia and internationally (WORLDLeaders International Award)

Representing Kortros, a well-known Russian real estate market player, RENOVA-StroyGroup GC, in IP matters in Russia.

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