Vedomosti, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Forbes, DTF, Championat.com and other media quoted Maxim Ali's comment on the judicial defence of PlayStation brand in Russia

Key Russian media drew attention to Kommersant newspaper`s article about dozens of lawsuits filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), a Japanese company that produces PlayStation game consoles, against Russian individual entrepreneurs. At the same time, the media also quoted Maxim Ali, Partner and Head of IP/IT practice at Maxima Legal, as…


Three Maxima Legal experts were recognised by the city-wide Rating of Lawyers of Vecherniy Sankt-Peterburg newspaper

Vecherniy Sankt-Petersburg newspaper summarised the results of its first city-wide Rating of Lawyers. Maxim Ali, Partner at Maxima Legal, won in the main nomination – "Best Lawyer". The recognition of the rating was also given to Dmitry Uryakin, Senior Associate at Maxima Legal, and Ekaterina Abakumova, Advocate at Private Wealth practice at…


Maxima Legal is again recognised by Pravo.ru in the national litigation ranking

Pravo.ru legal media has again mentioned Dispute Resolution practice team at Maxima Legal among the best litigation lawyers. According to the All-Russian Litigation Market Survey for 2022, the company was included in 46 regional firms recommended for defending interests in courts. Among St Petersburg players, Maxima Legal ranked 5th in terms of…


Maxima Legal experts took part in the Baltic Legal Forum of Masters

Maxima Legal experts took part in the first Baltic Legal Masters Forum, which took place from 20 to 22 April in St Petersburg. Maxim Ali, Head of IP/IT practice at Maxima Legal, spoke about SMS codes and other electronic signatures in court practice, outlining the problems faced by businesses and consumers and whether there is any protection…


Maxim Ali has commented for DP on the dispute between two publishing houses

Court for Intellectual Property Rights has accepted a lawsuit EMA publishing house accusing Russkiy Scanword company of unfair competition. According to the case materials, EMA is trying to challenge the competitor's registration of the rights to the "Krupnaya Kletka" ("Large Blocks") brand in 2017. If Russkiy Scanword loses the rights to the…


Maxim Ali has explained to DP whether mobile operators' demands to clarify subscriber's personal data under threat of termination of service are legitimate

Mobile operators have started sending messages to subscribers asking them to clarify their personal data, including their surname, first name as well as  passport details and place of residence.  The information can checked and, if necessary, updated using photoes of a customer and their passport`s scan on the operator's website, in…


Kommersant Publishing House has confirmed Maxima Legal's expertise in 42 nominations of its own legal ranking

Kommersant Publishing House has published the results of its own annual survey of legal business in Russia. Maxima Legal has confirmed its reputation as one of the leading domestic legal advisors by receiving recognition in 42 rating categories. In particular, the ranking included the company in its list of recommended law firms in 15 categories…


Maxim Ali has told Telesputnik magazine about the legal problems of using AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being actively implemented in various industries, so questions of legitimacy of its use arise accordingly. Maxim Ali, Partner and Head of IP/IT practice at Maxima Legal, analysed legal aspects of working with neural networks specifically for Telesputnik magazine "To learn neural network needs to use an array of…


Pravo.ru-300 ranking has personally mentioned 7 lawyers of Maxima Legal

Pravo.ru-300, the key Russian legal ranking, has published individual recommendations of lawyers practicing in various fields of law. According to the results of the 2022 survey, personal recognition in 13 areas of law was awarded to 7 Maxima Legal lawyers who played a leading role in the firm's most highly rated projects between September 2021…


Maxim Ali chose and commented for Delovoy Peterburg on the most significant IP/IP litigation case

Delovoy Peterburg newspaper asked St Petersburg lawyers to highlight the most important and high-profile litigations involving local companies in current legal practices over the past year. Specially for the media, Maxim Ali, Partner, Head of IP/IT Practice at Maxima Legal, told about the dispute on protection of the exclusive right to a computer…