Igor is a managing partner at CLAIMS. Under his leadership, CLAIMS has developed and implemented cutting-edge strategies and tactics related to intellectual property operations for major FMCG companies, devised methods for protection of key brands, and carried out more than 100 complex cases in intellectual property protection. Igor has significant experience in consulting major Russian and international FMCG companies on implementing strategies for intellectual property and brand protection, trademark, and trade dress dispute resolution. Igor is the author of more than 50 publications on intellectual property protection and a series of research articles on law and history of copyright and trademarks. He is also the Intellectual Property Law and Commercial Law lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Saint Petersburg State University since 2004. Igor is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the International Trademark Association (INTA) since 2017.