Victor Gorsky-Mochalov

Education and qualifications

  • Senior associate CLAIMS BALKANS.
  • Victor graduated from Russian State University of Justice with a Bachelor of Laws Degree.
  • Victor completed his Master of Laws degree at St. Petersburg University.
  • Member of the Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA) in 2022-2023.
  • Junior research fellow at St. Petersburg University 2020-2022.
  • Victor has been working as a lawyer for 5 years.
  • Author of lectures and master-classes on controversial issues of intellectual property law.
  • Author of academic articles on civil and constitutional law.
  • Co-host of a unique in CIS and Eastern Europe podcast on intellectual property – “Copycast”.


  •  Victor represents clients in the Intellectual Property Court and arbitration courts all over Russia as well as in other jurisdictional bodies.
  • Manages projects of intellectual property rights protection in countries of Europe and Asia.
  • Develops strategies of intellectual property protection with complex analysis of legal risks.
  • Participant of key cases of well-known trademarks recognition in Russia.
  • Provides advice on intellectual property and information technologies issues.
  • Reviews contracts and negotiates with opponents.
  • Challenges administrative acts such as decisions of Rospatent and the Federal Antimonopoly Service.