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are an intellectual property law firm, specializing in patent,
trademark and copyright matters. The best way to reach us is to send us
Our areas of technical experience include: physics, including
medical, optical, imaging technology, NMR, X-ray medical and
non-medical applications; materials science and engineering;
telecommunication, computer engineering and software; physical and
inorganic chemistry; organic chemistry and biotechnology.
We also prepare and prosecute trademark applications,
as well as practice before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
portion of our practice is devoted to assisting our clients in
obtaining IP protection in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and
other former Soviet republics/Eurasian region. The languages fluently
spoken by the employees of our firm are: English, Russian, Spanish,
French, Georgian. We assist companies and research institutes in their
international US-Russian technology collaboration efforts and with
international protection of their technology developments. Our professionals:
Maria Eliseeva has been practicing IP law for about 15 years. She holds two Master's Degrees in science and
engineering (in Physics and in Material Science and Engineering). She did her university diploma work, research
and masters' studies under the chairmanship of
Alexey A. Abrikosov, a winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in physics.
She worked as a research scientist at the RU Academy
of Sciences, Department of Physical Chemistry and
Materials) for about 3 years. After graduating from State University
of New York School of Law, Maria was
with large firms in NY, Minneapolis and Boston. She
has co-founded her own firm in 2003. Maria has been a chair
Committee and International Law Committee of the American Intellectual
Law Association, as well as
a Vice-Chair of the Licensing Committee. She is a
registered US Patent Attorney. She is bilingual in English and Russian.
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Ilya Lapshin is
a registered US Patent Attorney; Ilya graduated from
with majors in Physics/EE and Mathematics, and from Boston University
with a JD degree. He studied at the department of Physics of
in Russia. He worked as a researcher at
Harvard University Medical School,
IBM Watson Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His area of
expertise is Nuclear Physics, Optics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Programming.
. Ilya is admitted to Massachusetts bar. Ilya is bilingual in English and Russian.
Berta Lugina has been a Patent Agent for more than 30 years, experienced
in all aspects
prosecution, including appellate work, with emphasis on high-technology
physics, EE and mechanical engineering. She graduated
from Polytechnical University in Nizhny
Novgorod, Russia. In addition to her three-decade long patent
prosecution experience, she was the head of
the Patent Department at Radio-Physical Research
Institute and the Principal IP Specialist at the Institute of
Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
both in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. She was in-house
patent counsel at a company commercializing medical
imaging devices based on OCT technology. Berta has an
M.S. Patent degree from Russian Institute of
Intellectual Property. She is bilingual in English and Russian.
Ekaterina Rogacheva is a Patent Agent, she has a B.S. degree in Physics from Leningrad
Institute, a M.S. degree in Optical Devices and Systems, and a Ph.D.
in Physics of
Semiconductors and Dielectrics from St. Petersburg
State Technical University. She was a researcher
at the Ioffe Physical Technical
Institute in St. Petersburg and at the Department of Electronics of the
Royal Institute of
Technology in Sweden. She also worked as
a patentability analyst, conducting
searches and preparing International Search Reports and International Preliminary Reports on
Patentability for a US PTO contractor. She is
bilingual in English and Russian with a basic knowledge
Olga Malkova is a technical specialist. She has a B.S. and a M.Sc. degrees in Biophysics from the
Institute of Physics and Technology in Russia (Физтех). She worked as a researcher at the Bioelectrochemistry
Laboratory of the RU Academy of Sciences
Institute of Electrochemistry in collaboration with Cygnus Therapeutic
Systems of Redwood City, CA. She was a research
associate at the Rockefeller University (Flow Cytometry
Resource Center), a Scientist at Pfizer in
Chesterfields, MO, and a Scientist at the Washington University in St.
Department of Pathology and Immunology. She is bilingual in English and Russian.
Catherine Stalbo is a paralegal in our group. She graduated summa cum laude with an M.A. degree in
Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication
from St. Petersburg Institute of Foreign Languages.
Catherine spent about 10 years working with
international publishing houses, where she handled several dozens
of multi-language online scholarly projects.
She started as a project manager in the Russian and Dutch offices
of a Dutch publisher. Later Catherine
became a representative of another Netherlands-based publisher in Russia,
she served as a liaison between the
Dutch and American offices and the company's Russian and European clients.
Catherine is trilingual in English, Russian and
Spanish, and she is also an accomplished pianist.
Anna Sarkissian is a paralegal in our group. She graduated with an M.A. degree in
Russian Language and Literature
from Tbilisi State University in the Republic of Georgia.
was certified as a teacher of French as a second language in the
EPFC School in Brussels.
She worked as a translator and editors of articles
French and Russian. She worked as a
language specialist at the patent/copyright
department at a research institute in teh Republic of Georgia.
Anna is fluent in English, Russian, French,
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