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Julia Zhevid

  • Junior Associate

Julia’s practice focuses on trademark prosecution and enforcement. She responds to office actions and provisional refusals, negotiates co-existence agreements, handles non-use cancellations actions, recordations and renewals, drafts cease and desist letters and files lawsuits against infringers. She represents clients before the Russian Intellectual Property Office and the courts and works with the Russian customs authorities on the surveillance, seizure and destruction of counterfeit goods. Julia is also experienced in handling domain name transfers and disputes.

Julia regularly writes news and articles on intellectual property developments in Russia and the former USSR region for the PETOŠEVIĆ newsletter, and her texts have been republished by leading international IP publications.

Prior to joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2016, Julia worked in the international tax planning department at a Russian law firm.

Languages

Native Russian, fluent English and French, basic Spanish

Education

  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), Moscow, Russia, MA in International and EU Law, 2015
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), Moscow, Russia, BA in Private International Law and Regulation of Foreign Economic Activity, 2013

Seminars/Courses

  • Russian Export Center JSC "Legal Regulation of Export" Course Certificate, 2017
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University "Legal Regulation of Start-Ups" Course Certificate, 2017
  • EUIPO Academy Courses, Introduction to the CTM System, 2016
  • WIPO Academy Courses, DL-101 General Course on Intellectual Property, 2016
  • EUIPO Academy Courses, EUTM in a Nutshell, 2016

Publications

Committees

  • International Trademark Association Committee Member, Parallel Imports Committee, 2018 - 2019 Term

Professional Activities

  • Organization of INTA policy dialogue "Fighting Online Counterfeits in Russia" with the support of law firms Pepeliaev Group and CMS in Moscow, Russia on September 8, 2017
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