Lev Klimenko

Universal Consulting Company of Independent Patent Attorneys and Lawyers



The tremendous growth in the intellectual property field demands legal assistance from experienced professionals who know every aspect of these intricate laws.
With this in view LKL was created to handle all aspects of intellectual property law.
Our lawyers specializing in trademarks and copyright are leaders in their fields, handling both registration and litigation.
The lawyers of LKL, utilizing their multiple relations and connections with patent attorneys and law firms located in different countries of Europe and America are in a position to secure protection of intellectual property by filing for patents, trademarks and copyrights not only in Russia and CIS but in many foreign countries as well.
As one of the nation's leading law firms supported by a strong international network, LKL can provide a full range of legal services to its clients, including those engaged in developing and commercializing new products.
We cover all phases of protection of intellectual property, including developing portfolios of patents, trademarks and copyrights; preparing and negotiating licenses throughout the world; providing patent and trademark clearances; and rendering validity and infringement options.
Here is a quick overview of our line of legal services in the field of protection of intellectual property:

  • Conducting patent and trademark searches, clearances and analyses;
  • Rendering patentability, patent validity and patent infringement opinions;
  • Rendering opinions concerning trademark infringement and registration of trademarks;
  • Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications before the Patent Offices of Russia and CIS;
  • Consulting concerning copyright protection and obtaining copyright registration;
  • Preparing patent, trademark and copyright license agreements;
  • Preparing software licenses and contracts for computer and other high tech enterprises;
  • Preparing non-competition and confidentiality agreements;
  • Preparing trade secret licenses;
  • Preparing franchise, distributor and dealer agreements;
  • Preparing analytical reports regarding patents, trademarks and copyrights for the purpose of mergers, acquisitions and transfers of intellectual property assets;
  • Assessing losses as a result of infringements;
  • Developing at requests of the clients, patenting and licensing politics of their companies.


Lawyers of LKL handle litigation of any size or complexity in disputed matters involving intellectual property rights.

Our experience in intellectual property litigation includes:

  • Patent, trademark and copyright infringement actions;
  • Actions involving unfair competition or misappropriation of trade secrets;
  • License agreement disputes;
  • Opposition, cancellation, interference and appeal proceedings before the Patent Office (and Board of Appeals) of Russia;
  • Alternative dispute resolution in arbitration panels, and counseling in dispute resolutions.

Our professional international relations, combined with the diverse expertise of our patent attorneys and lawyers in the field of protection of intellectual property make LKL the legal team you need to protect your intangible assets and help increase your revenues.
LKL has the unique practical experience in the above areas of activity.More than 250 license agreements at the world markets and more than 100 license agreements at the domestic markets have been concluded with assistance of the employees of LKL.The Company handles annually cases of more than 600 Russian and Foreign Firms.