Sultan Tleubekov

  • Junior Associate

Sultan’s practice focuses on patent, trademark and design prosecution in Kazakhstan. He represents clients before the Kazakh Intellectual Property Office, drafts legal opinions and handles oppositions, cancellations, and revocations.

Prior to joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2023, Sultan worked as a legal manager at the Astana International Financial Centre, and as legal counsel for a Kazakh startup and a Kazakh mining company. Sultan also Interned at the World Trade Organization as a participant of the WTO Support Programme for Doctoral Studies.

Practice Areas


Native Kazakh, fluent English and Russian, basic Spanish


  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, PhD in International Law, pending
  • M. Kh. Dulaty Taraz State University, Taraz, Kazakhstan, Master of Juridical Science (M.J.), 2019
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, LLB in International Law (with distinction), 2017


  • “Participation of Kazakhstan in Disputes in the Framework of WTO as a Third Party”. Bulletin of the Institute of Legislation and Legal Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Volume 3, Issue 70. (2022)

  • “The Principle of Non-Discrimination in the Industrial Policy of the EAEU: Legal Problems and Relationship with the Most Favored Nation Treatment of the WTO”. Participation of Kazakhstan and Russia in the WTO and in the EAEU: Problems and Challenges. L. N. Gumilev Eurasian National University and M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University. (2022)

  • “The Importance of International Meat Standards within the Framework of the WTO”. Materials of the International Conference of Students and Young Scientists “Farabi Alemi”. Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. (2021)

  • “The Application Practice of the WTO Agreements in Disputes of Trade in Meat and Meat Products”. Science and Life of Kazakhstan. Volume 11, Issue 1. (2020)

Professional Activities

  • Lecturer in the Department of International Law at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2019-2022