Sojuzpatent is the oldest leading law firm providing services in the field of IP protection in Russia and other countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Sojuzpatents team of over 160 qualified specialists includes 50 registered Russian and Eurasian patent and trademark attorneys and litigation lawyers. Between them, they offer inclusive and highly practical expertise in all disciplines of science and technology.
Our clients represent about 90 countries from around the world.

Dr. Dmitry Yu. Ekenin

Deputy Managing Partner,
Financial director

Phone:+7 (495) 221 8880, +7 (495) 221 8881

Fax:+7 (495) 221 8885, +7 (495) 221 8886

  • Holds Ph.D. degree in Economics;
  • Master’s degree of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (economics and law department); specialist in finance, law, mathematical modeling, payments and settlements;
  • Diploma of the Academy of Budget and Treasury of the Russian Ministry of Finance in the securities market;
  • Diploma in the International Financial Reporting Standards;
  • Trainings in the U.S., Germany and France;
  • Study course in the Northern Kentucky University as visiting scholar;
  • Experience in finance and law since 1991, mostly as a top manager in the Russian banking sector, including positions of C.E.O. and President in two national banks during the last 7 years prior to joining Sojuzpatent;
  • Experience of work in the Boards of Banking Association ‘Russia’, Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce, Russian Europay (Mastercard) Members Association, other national and international organizations;
  • Active participant of the legislative process in banking sphere and national payment system. Ex-member of Russian Duma’s expert commission on banking legislation and many other civic and governmental bodies;
  • Founder of the Payments & Settlements Committee within Banking Association ‘Russia’;
  • Member of the Banking Commission of The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), head of payments/settlements group;
  • Active expert of the international network Gerson Lehrman Group;
  • With Sojuzpatent since 2011;
  • Language – English, French.