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We are experts in IP protection with over 40 years experience, including a strong history of more than 20 years in Russia and Eurasia. We were the first foreign IP company in Russia and continue to be one of the biggest foreign IP operator there.
We are your portal to the Russia-Eurasia region.
The trust that the entire patent system enjoys is dependent on how fair do the companies see the way patents benefit their owners. The lighting industry should now keep the business hot while maintaining a cool head, especially when it comes to IP.
Celebrating our global IP network at an Evening of Elegance with Laura Mikkola in Seattle during INTA
We protect your IP rights with more than 150 experts
Marina Smirnova is a Patent and Trademark Attorney and a partner at Nevinpat, St. Petersburg. She has worked with patents and trademarks since 1985, and regularly participates in international conferences such as AIPPI, INTA, PTMG, ECTA, Marques.SMIRNOVA MARINAPatent and Trademark Attorney
Dmitry Cherkas works at Russian office since 2008 when he joined Papula-Nevinpat as a patent specialist. His patent experience includes prosecuting patent applications in Russia and the Eurasian countries.CHERKAS DMITRYPatent Attorney (Russian and Eurasian)
Irmeli Nokkanen joined Papula-Nevinpat in 2007 as Design Attorney and she is responsible for design protection issues. Irmeli lectures and speaks at conferences especially about EU and RU design protection systems, different ways to protect new designs, design portfolio management, global design protection strategies and enforcement.NOKKANEN IRMELIEuropean Design Attorney
Dmitri Popov has worked as a professor of Physics at the State University of New York (1999-2005) and as a research physicist at Ioffe Physical Technical Institute (1990-1995). Dmitri has been working at Papula-Nevinpat since 2005.POPOV DMITRIY I.Patent Attorney
Markku is an active contributor to Finnish as well as international IP organizations in order to develop and promote the Finnish patent expertise and the entire IP field. Markku is currently president of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys, and a member of the Board of the Finnish AIPPI Group. He is also a member of the Finnish Industrial Property Group, organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.SIMMELVUO MARKKUManaging Director, European Patent Attorney