Legal500 Rates INTELLECT-S and Its 3 Partners
The authoritative international law firm directory named three INTELLECT-S lawyers among Russia’s leading intellectual property specialists.
INTELLECT-S has ‘a very strong multi-office IP practice — The Legal 500 EMEA 2014
The British law firm directory Legal 500 published online its annual survey of law firms Europe, Middle East and Africa, The Legal 500 EMEA 2014, on April 10, 2014.
The Legal 500's survey of Russian law firms' questionnaires and interviews with clients and law industry leaders led Legal 500 to recommend its readers three INTELLECT-S's lawyers and patent attorneys in the intellectual property sector. Apart from INTELLECT-S, Legal 500 selected a comparable number of leading IP lawyers only in the Moscow offices of two international global heavyweights in the IP rights protection for its 2014 edition.
Intellect-S has 'a very strong multi-office IP practice' headed by managing partner Evgeny Shestakov. Maxim Labzin heads the IP litigation team, while Svetlana Veresova manages the trade mark registration side of the practice.
— The Legal 500 EMEA 2014.
Svetlana Veresova: "First of all, we want to thank our clients for their positive feedback on us, as client poll votes were key in this rating. This is undoubtedly a very important and significant event for us all, and we are all very happy. We will maintain our high quality level in the future."
Maxim Labzin: "We are glad to tell our international clients we are ready to defend and protect their interests on the highest professional level of quality. I would like to tell them that justice in Russia is generally effective and transparent; so they can and should deal with it."
Evgeny Shestakov: "Legal 500's extended recognition, I mean three personal recommendations, are a great honor for us. But I would like to expand the list to include Vitaly Krets, Anastasia Makhneva, Roman Rechkin, Maxim Sobolev, Anna Kholobudovskaya, and virtually all other member of our firm employing more than 70 professionals.
INTELLECT-S has one of Russia's strongest intellectual property teams today, and we are glad that our clients, peers and international rating agencies take notice. It is a pity that Legal 500's limited format cannot accommodate all worthy nominees."
The Legal 500 is a leading international handbook that has conducted annual surveys of the legal services market in more than 100 countries since 1987. Law firms are rated by practice areas, competencies and industries: litigation, antitrust, labor, corporate law, banking and finance, admiralty and transport, energy and natural resources, intellectual property, real estate, and tax. The Legal 500 bases its assessments and recommendations on independent surveys, questionnaires filled out by the firms, client feedback, and polls of the competition.