Наталия Гуляева

Natalia Gulyaeva, Moscow

Partner and head of the practice of intellectual property, media and technology, Hogan Lovells (CIS). www.hoganlovells.com

According the Conference agenda

September, 30th
10:00 – 11:15 Report
The copyright for the use of illustrations, photos and video

1. Main legal instruments of protecting author’s rights on photographic images in the context of pre-trial and judicial practice

2. Criteria and methods of proving the creative nature of producing photographic images

3. Photographer’s extent of damage assessment practice and its correlation to the sums imposed by the courts. Methods of proving the claim’s sum ratability to the extent of damage

4. Opportunity of moral damage indemnification for infringement of copyright on photographic images

5. Practice and methods of proving the authorship in the case of photographic images

6. Overview of technical methods of protecting author’s rights on photographic images


After joining Hogan Lovells team in 2000 Natalia Gulyaeva has contributed to the development of Moscow Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Practice, which Natalia is heading since 2004. Natalia advises clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious IP and TMT work including dispute resolution, anticounterfeiting actions, portfolio management/auditing and transactional work. She is particularly well-known for her work for pharmaceutical companies.


  • Diploma, Moscow State University, 1998
  • Ph.D., Moscow State University, 2002
  • LL.M, Tuebingen University, Germany, 2003
  • Residential Course IP law, University of Bristol, 2004

Representative Experience

  • Assisting Prof-Media Group, a leading Russian diversified media holding, in conducting legal due diligence of IPMT assets and related transactional work with respect to its US$550 million acquisition of Independent Network Television Holding Ltd (INTH), owner of TV3 TV Network and US$360 million acquisition of the MTV Russia and VH1 Russia TV networks.
  • Representing H&M in a high profile trademark litigation relating to the dispute with the Russia trademark pirate (WORLDleaders International Trademark Excellence Award 2007).
  • Advising JSC "Synergy", one of the leading producers of distilled spirits in Russia, on the multimillion acquisition of the Myagkov (sub-premium price segment) vodka brand from Locomir Enterprises Limited (WORLDleaders International Award 2008).
  • Advising the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies in relation to IP aspects of the creation of a joint venture in Russia with the leading engine engineering company Scientific and Production Association Saturn and the leading Russian bank Gazprombank including due diligence work and full-scale advice on technology transfer and licensing. For further details, please see a Rusnano press-release 
  • Advising Barclays Bank on rebranding of Expobank to Barclays Bank Russia. For further details, please see a Barclays Bank press-release

Signs of Success and Rankings

  • WORLDleaders International Trademark Excellence Award 2007
  • WORLDleaders International Award 2008
  • European Legal Experts 2003-2010
  • Practical Law Company 2003-2010
  • Legal 500 EMEA 2003-2010
  • Chambers Europe and Global 2006-2010
  • PLC WhichLawyer? 2003-2010
  • Who's who? 2005-2010


  • Anticounterfeiting and Enforcement Committee of International Association of Trade Marks (INTA)
  • Rhine International Association of Lawyers
  • Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR)

Recent Presentations

  • Speaker at INTA/Lovells/CIPR Roundtable "Exhaustion of IP Rights Issues, Parallel Imports and Product Counterfeiting: perspectives of rights holders, regulators and legal practitioners", 25 November 2009 
  • Speaker at Joint roundtable discussion with Sochi Olympic Games Committee on the topic "Protection of the Olympic brand in Russia", 23 July 2009
  • Speaker at Public discussion of the Development concept of Section VII of the Russian Civil Code "IP rights and means of individualisation", 16 July 2009
  • Speaker at Annual Meeting of Coalition of Protection of Intellectual Rights (CIPR), Seattle, 17 May 2009
  • Speaker at FORUM:10th International Trademark Conference and Workshop, Alicante, 6-8 May 2009


Hogan Lovells Publications

Published Works Prior To Joining Hogan Lovells

  • "Russian resolution causes controversy", Trademark World #225, March 2010
  • "An Unprecedented Domain Name Judgement", Russian / Eurasia: Executive Guide, Volume 20, Number 2, February 2010
  • Q&A guide: Copyright in Russia, Managing Intellectual Property, November 2009
  • "Contribution of IP rights to the charter capital in Russia", Corporate Disputes Magazine, October 2009



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