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Maxim Labzin

Senior partner, Head of Moscow office
Head of INTELLECT-S's Moscow office, Head of IP Litigation, Licensed Patent Attorney
INTELLECT Law Firm | Litigators and business lawyers all over Russia
e-mail: m.labzin@intellectmail.ru
Maxim Labzin


Maxim Labzin is 'a great speaker in court hearings' and has 'a strong background in IP litigation'.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2017   

Practice areas

  • Intellectual property proceedings in general jurisdiction and arbitrazh courts, Chamber for Patent Disputes and before antimonopoly authorities
  • Copyright and patents
  • Trademarks and trade designations
  • Unfair competition


2013 – "Legal Business in USA. Law Firm Management": Training for Partners and Top Executives of Law Firms. Lincoln Law School of San Jose, San Jose State University, California, USA.

In 2002 Maxim graduated with distinction Moscow State Social University, Law Faculty.

INTELLECT has "a very strong multi-office IP practice". Maxim Labzin heads the IP litigation team.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2014   

    Professional achievements

    Maxim has been personally recommended by:

    • Best Lawyers  – Intellectual Property Law, 2015-2019, Litigation, 2019.
    • Legal 500 EMEA – in the intellectual property sector, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, and ТМТ, 2016, 2017, 2019.
    • Chambers Europe – Intellectual Property: Patent Filing, 2016-2017.

    The IP Litigation Practice led by Maxim is notes as one of Russia's best by:

    • Legal 500 EMEA, Intellectual Property, 2016-2019.
    • Pravo 300, Russia, Intellectual Property, 2011-2018.

    Professional activity

      Maxim joined INTELLECT in 2011 from his own practice which he had led as managing partner of Labzin & Partners, listed in the top ten intellectual property firms of Russia in 2010 (according to nationwide rating Pravo.ru).

      Maxim Labzin's most notable courtroom accomplishments include:

      • successful representation of the owner of the trademark COMEDY Club™ in arbitrazh courts resulting in the award of record damages of over RUB 8 million which was effectively enforced;
      • successful representation of a trademark owner in a chain of trials, appeals and cassation reviews in arbitrazh courts in a case where the owner of a confusingly similar trade name had been founded by the prior owner of the trademark; and
      • successful challenge of a patent in general jurisdiction courts on grounds of misappropriated inventorship.


      Able to assist international companies with non-Moscow based patent and intellectual property infringement disputes.

      Chambers Europe 2016

      Best Lawyers, 2015
      Legal500, Recommended Lawyer, 2015

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