Milan, December 3th, 2018 – De Berti Jacchia announces a best friendship with Russian law firm YUS (www.yus.ru), the first of that kind in Italy.
De Berti Jacchia can boast one of the longest established and best known IP practices in Italy, in particular in the patent and trademark areas, with special emphasis on the pharma and life sciences, fashion and luxury and durable consumer goods industries. YUS is one of the main IP firms active in the Russian Federation and the CIS jurisdictions since more than 20 years, with a dedicated team of Russian and Eurasian lawyers and patent and trademark attorneys encompassing a full range of expertise on patents and trademarks, domain names, copyright, industrial secrets, filing and prosecution, software protection and digital contents, technology transfers, customs protection and litigation. Both firms know each other well and collaborate since long in the IP sector through the Moscow office of De Berti Jacchia, and intend to invest on their synergies.
The best friendship will be in force from January 1st 2019, with the stable presence, as counsel to De Berti Jacchia, of YUS Partner Maria Lovstova, who is Head of the Legal Department and specializes in IP protection and litigation. The Russian IP practice of De Berti Jacchia counts on senior lawyer and Rospatent admitted trademark attorney Olesya Nalimova and associate Ekaterina Boldareva.
“By this best friendship” – said Roberto Jacchia, De Berti Jacchia Senior Partner – “we intend to strengthen our presence in Russia, where we are active since the late Nineties of the past century through our Moscow office, now led by our Resident Partner Armando Ambrosio. YUS is true leader in the IP sector in the Russian Federation and CIS jurisdictions, thanks to our arrangement, we count on guaranteeing to our Italian and international clients a yet higher and more comprehensive level of service in a practice area which we consider of critical importance“.
Andrey Svistov, Executive Director of YUS declared: “In return we look forward to strengthen the collaboration between YUS and De Berti Jacchia that is decade-plus long and would like to make a point of developing trust relationships between our companies to take care of the interests of our respective clients in our areas of operation“.