Tatyana Kulikova

  • Head of Office - Russia and Belarus
  • Trademark and Design Attorney
  • Eurasian Design Attorney

With 20 years of experience in intellectual property, Tatyana’s practice focuses on trademark litigation and consulting clients on intellectual property matters. Tatyana supervises all cases handled by our Russia and Belarus offices, including trademark prosecution and enforcement matters and legal opinions for leading multinational companies from a variety of industries, including technology, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and heavy equipment. She is also well versed in handling non-use invalidation actions, consulting clients on license recordals, drafting agreements and handling domain name matters. Tatyana is an active INTA member and has represented PETOŠEVIĆ at numerous conferences and meetings.

Prior to joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2014, Tatyana worked at another law firm in Russia as the head of the trademark department since 2005. She began her career at the same firm in 2001 as a trademark attorney assistant.

Practice Areas


  • Eurasian Design Attorney, The Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO), 2021
  • Industrial Design Attorney, Russian Federation, 2019
  • Trademark Attorney, Russian Federation, 2005


Native Russian, proficient English, basic German and Spanish


  • St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, LLM, 2005
  • St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, MA in International Relations, 2001


  • "Protecting IP on the Internet in Russia", PETOŠEVIĆ Webinar "Internet and Social Media - IP Protection in Russia and Other CIS Countries", BrightTALK, June 10, 2015


  • “Trademarks — Eurasia”. Lexology GTDT Practice Guides. Law Business Research. (September 2020)

  • “EAEU members sign trademark agreement”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (May 21, 2020)

  • Patents in Russia”, Lexology Navigator Q&A. Globe Business Media Group. (January 2019)

  • Patents in Eurasia”, Lexology Navigator Q&A. Globe Business Media Group. (January 2019)

  • “Impact Of The Upcoming Unified IP System”. World Trademark Review. Globe Business Media Group. (Issue 69, October/November 2017)

  • “Cyrillic Considerations”. IPPro The Internet. Black Knight Media Ltd. (May, 2015)

  • “Fatal Attraction”. IPPro the Internet. Black Knight Media Limited. (February, 2015)

  • “Civil Code Amendments to Impact IP Regulations”. Country Index SMD. S.M.D. Markeur. (April 16, 2014)

  • “Russia: Heineken Obtains Cancellation of RADLER Trademark for Non-Use”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (April 8, 2014)

  • “Trademark Law in Central Eastern Europe — Russian Section,” edited by Michael Horak. LexisNexis. (May, 2011)

  • “Domain Name Law (Das Recht der Domainnamen) — Russian Section”, edited by Dietrich Beier. (2004)


  • INTA

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


  • The engine of the local practice is Tatyana Kulikova, who jointly heads the Russia and Belarus offices. She effortlessly traverses the contentious/non-contentious divide, “expertly handling the most complex of matters and thinking outside the box”. She and her team garner glowing client reviews: “My company has received a very sound, effective and prompt response from PETOŠEVIĆ every time we’ve required IP assistance in Russia. Tatyana and her team are an excellent one-stop shop for trademarks.” WTR 1000, 2021

  • “Diligent, knowledgeable and responsive, PETOŠEVIĆ’s Tatyana Kulikova is a wonderful expert who can handle the most complex matters and is good at thinking outside the box.” WTR 1000, 2020

  • Regional powerhouse PETOŠEVIĆ’s reach extends to over 30 jurisdictions in Central and Eastern Europe. Its Russian unit is the latest in a long line of offices to be established and is also the busiest in terms of patent work. Consistent quality, speed and dedication are hallmarks of its service – urgent and unexpected issues are dealt with immediately and without fuss. Office director Tatyana Kulikova is a name for the address book. IAM Patent 1000, 2017