Julia Zhevid

  • 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. She is also an active member of INTA, PTMG and MARQUES and has represented PETOŠEVIĆ at numerous events and conferences.

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

Practice Areas


Native Russian, fluent English and French, basic Spanish


  • Collège Universitaire Français, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, French-Speaking Second Year Diploma, pending
  • 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


  • Russian Intellectual Property Office, "Commercial and Regulatory Specifics of Pharmaceutical Products Circulation in the Context of IP Rights Protection", 2020
  • WIPO, KIPO and KIPA "Advanced International Certificate Course on IP Asset Management for Business Success", 2018
  • 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



  • International Trademark Association Committee Member, Parallel Imports Committee, 2018 - 2019 Term, 2020-2021 Term
  • MARQUES Educational Team Member, 2019-2020 Term


  • INTA
  • PTMG

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