PETOŠEVIĆ Strengthens Its Russian Speaking Patent Team and Practice

Sep 7 2020 - 13:16

We are pleased to announce that an accomplished patent attorney Taras Manolov has joined PETOŠEVIĆ Ukraine, further enhancing the firm’s patent practice and our presence in the Russian-speaking region.

As a skilled patent attorney with a background in microbiology, Mr. Manolov handles patent prosecution, enforcement and litigation throughout the Russian-speaking region, and advises clients on all aspects of patent protection. He has extensive experience in preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of medicine, pharmacology, biotechnology and chemistry.

Mr. Manolov joins PETOŠEVIĆ after having worked at a leading Russian IP firm for nine years, following an extensive career in research and academia in Sweden, Germany and Ukraine, spanning 13 years.

The arrival of Mr. Manolov strengthens the PETOŠEVIĆ patent practice, which now comprises almost 30 patent attorneys, agents and consultants across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Our patent team includes 12 licensed European and Eurasian Patent Attorneys authorized to represent clients before the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO), and the following patent professionals with a specific technical background:

  • Ivan Nagornykh, Russian Patent Attorney, Eurasian Patent Attorney, MPhys in Theoretical Physics: Certified Specialist in Atomic Nucleus and Particles Studies

  • Natalia Osipenko, Russian Patent Attorney, Eurasian Patent Attorney, MSc in Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

  • Daria Dunai, Belarusian Patent Attorney, Eurasian Patent Attorney, BSc in Biology and Chemistry

  • Alexey Rumyantsev, Russian Patent Attorney, MSc in Remote Sensing

  • Olga Kudoyar, Patent Consultant (Russia and Ukraine), Specialist Degree in Ecology, Biotechnology and Bioenergetics

  • Vladimir Nika, Albanian Trademark & Patent Agent, European Patent Attorney, PhD in Metallurgy, BSc in Mechanical Engineering

  • Nada Herak, Serbian Patent & Trademark Agent, European Patent Attorney, MSc in Chemistry

  • Dragana Bogdanović Marković, Serbian Patent & Trademark Agent, MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Taras Manolov, Ukrainian Patent Attorney, PhD in Medical Microbiology

Nine of our lawyers are European Patent Institute (EPI) members, including three EPI Council members and five EPI committee members. PETOŠEVIĆ Group founder, Chairman and CEO Slobodan Petošević was a member of the EPI Board from 2012-2017. He is currently serving within the EPI’s Professional Conduct Committee.

For more information on our patent and other IP services, please visit our Services page.

At PETOŠEVIĆ, we are thrilled to be strengthening our team in the challenging Russian-speaking region and look forward to further developing our patent practice and expertise with Taras Manolov on board.

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