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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Igor Motsnyi is a “highly experienced” practitioner, praised by sources for his ability to provide clear and helpful advice to clients across the IT sector. 


Igor Motsnyi is a Russian-qualified IP and IT lawyer and founder of Motsnyi Legal Services. Prior to establishing Motsnyi Legal, he worked as in-house counsel in IT companies and in the Moscow office of US law firm White & Case LLP as associate. He also spent a few years working as a senior associate in Russia’s largest full-service law firm, and later in the Moscow office of an English law firm as associate director and head of the IT practice. Igor is a Russian trademark attorney.

Igor has extensive experience in a broad range of IP and IT matters, including but not limited to trademarks and domain names; copyright; know-how; patents; computer software; technology licensing; IP transactions and IP due diligence; personal data; e-commerce; and legal assistance to technology start-ups.

Igor Motsnyi is a member of the ITechLaw Association and ECTA. He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences on law and technology, and has numerous publications on IP and IT in English, Russian and Serbian.

Igor is a UDRP panellist at Czech Arbitration Court (CAC), a UDRP dispute resolution service provider; and a uniform rapid suspension (URS) examiner at MFSD, a Milan-based URS dispute resolution provider.

He is recommended by Best Lawyers in the areas of intellectual property and information technology in Russia.

Igor is a native Russian speaker and is fluent in English and Serbian/Croatian and has a working knowledge of Ukrainian.

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