News

august, 2018

Advising a popular Russian singer in connection with participation in “The Voice 7” project

Yuriy Korchuganov, Partner and Head of our TMT practice advised a Russian singer on the legal aspects of his participation in the Russian singing competition “The Voice 7” project, in particular regarding legal consequences beyond participation, intellectual property rights, etc.

Participation in a dispute regarding custody over an underaged

MGAP Attorneys at law took part in a work with a team of English in course of a complicated Russia / UK dispute regarding granting custody over an underaged.

april, 2018

Preparation of affidavits for the BVI court

Lawyers of the MGAP prepared of affidavits and supporting documents in the course of successful receiving of a disclosure order of the BVI court against an administrator of a BVI company.

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The Legal 500 in their 2018 editions praised MGAP for our excellent reputation:

"MGAP Attorneys at Law provides ‘well-reasoned advice that takes enforcement practice trends into consideration’.

Yuriy Korchuganov heads the practice, which has notable expertise in content screening and compliance, M&A and investment deals".

Assisting in obtaining freezing injunctions in the Georgian courts

MGAP Attorneys at law coordinated the work of a team of lawyers for the purposes of obtaining freezing injunctions in the Georgian courts following successful recognition of the decisions of Russian courts in the High Court of Georgia.

march, 2018

Representation a British mobile app in RosComNadzor

Lawyers of the MGAP represented the interests of a top charts British mobile app in RosComNadzor, a Russian watchdog in the field of personal data protection.

december, 2017

Representation of an online dating platform regarding unfair competition

Representation of a globally known online dating platform in the Federal Antimonopoly Service regarding alleged unfair competition when making advertisements.

Representation of a music band regarding breach of advertising legislation

MGAP Attorneys at law represented the interests of a cult-favorite Russian music band in the Federal Antimonopoly Service regarding alleged breach of advertising legislation.

november, 2017

Won the case regarding unfair competition

Lawyers of the MGAP won a chain of cases in the Intellectual Property Court in Russia regarding alleged unfair competition in the form of purchasing a trademark. Despite the priority of the plaintiff's trademark, representing the defendant, lawyers succeeded in proving conscientiousness in acquiring the trademark rights and the legality of further use.

september, 2017

FIFA 2018 World Cup: advertising restrictions

Any major sporting event is always a good opportunity for advertising activity.

Undoubtedly, as the 2018 FIFA World Cup is coming up, and as its final part will be held in Russia, the legal aspects of advertising associated with this event become especially relevant.

Due to this, local legislation in this part shall be brought into conformity with the requirements of FIFA, which is an important requirement for conducting any FIFA events in the country which is hosting the Championship.

Yuriy Korchuganov, MGAP Partner, has prepared a memorandum about it.