Gowling WLG Russia is pleased to share that its own Vladislav M. Ugryumov and Ruben V. Dzhermakyan have authored a chapter of the 2019 edition of Global Patent Protection and Enforcement of In Vitro Diagnostic Inventions (Kluwer Law International). In this text, the authors describe special aspects of the patenting and enforcement of in vitro diagnostic inventions in Russia.
This book is the first to provide a comprehensive global examination of the patentability of in vitro diagnostic tests. The chapter by Gowling WLG lawyers examines the hurdles that applicants must overcome in obtaining a patent for diagnostic claims. It also includes examples of successful claims for diagnostic inventions, as well as practical tips to prevent or reduce the number of failed applications. The book will be a single resource and reference guide for practitioners to understand the requirements for patenting in vitro diagnostics in each of the nine jurisdictions.
About the authors
Vladislav M. Ugryumov is a partner in the Moscow office of Gowling WLG who specializes in patent litigation and prosecution. With extensive experience in the life sciences sector, particularly in pharma and biotechnology, Vladislav helps clients realize value from their IP. In Russia and internationally, he is known for delivering exceptional service and timely, practical solutions to complex legal issues. With his in-depth knowledge of the Russian IP market, Vladislav helps international clients do business in Russia and assists emerging Russian companies in establishing and protecting their IP rights. He has successfully represented numerous clients before the Russian Court and patent offices in Russia, Eurasia and across the CIS. Vladislav has consistently been recognized in top legal directories, including Who's Who Legal, Managing Intellectual Property, IAM Patent and The Best Lawyers in Russia.
Ruben V. Dzhermakyan is a patent attorney in Gowling WLG's Moscow office. He focuses on patent prosecution and litigation in the areas of life sciences and chemistry in Russia and the CIS countries. Prior to joining the firm, Ruben worked as an examiner (2007-2016) in the Department of Biotechnology at the Russian Patent Office and as a member of a tribunal in the Chamber of Patent Disputes. As a patent examiner he dealt with areas such as: biotechnology, genetics, agriculture, food and feed production. Ruben graduated from the Russian State Agrarian University -- Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy in 2007, earning a degree in the genetics and breeding of farm animals, and from the Russian Foreign Trade Academy in 2014 with a law degree.