Andrei Svistov

Area of expertise
  • IP transactions , commercialization; structuring of deals in which IP rights are involved;
  • Representation of the clients’ interests in the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation.
  • Finance and Credit; Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (1995 –2000);
  • Law; Russian State Institute of Intellectual Property (2005–2007).
  • Has been working for YUS since 2000.
Russian, English.
  • International Trademark Association (INTA);
  • Licensing Executives Society International (LESI);
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI);
  • Observer of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA).
  • In 2024 Andrei Svistov was included in the Individual rankings of lawyers held by – 300 in the Intellectual property (advising) category.


  • In 2023 Andrei was awarded in The Best Lawyers federal rankings of The Leaders of Legal Services Market rankings by Kommersant Publishing House in the Intellectual Property, Band 1 nomination.


  • Also, in 2023 Andrei Svistov was recognized in Group I (the top specialists in the relevant practice) of the Intellectual Property category of the leading Russian lawyers rankings held by Rossiyskaya Gazeta (the official newspaper of the Government of the Russian Federation).


  • Since 2020 Andrei has been listed by Best Lawyers rankings in Intellectual Property Law category.


  • For many years The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa has been ranking Andrei Svistov among the leading IP experts.

What the Agency said: 

“Practice head Andrei Svistov has ‘profound knowledge of the diverse aspects of IPR’, and is ‘excellent in deal structuring”.


  • For many years Andrey Svistov has been on the IAM Patent 1000 international list in Individuals: transactions category.

What the Agency said: 

“Transactional sage Andrei Svistov knows what it takes to get signatures on the bottom line of lucrative licensing agreements”. 

“An expert in IP valuation and due diligence, he is the first port of call for the disposal of patent and trademark rights”.

“A patent attorney with a shrewd commercial eye, Svistov knows how to shop for an IP bargain, coming home with numerous favourable deals for his diverse following.”


  • In 2022 Andrei Svistov was included in WIPR Leaders rankings in Trademarks category.


  • As per the survey conducted by Lexology in 2013, Andrei was recognized in Client Choice category.

What the clients said: 

“He is a very competent and client-oriented person – you may be sure that the maximum will be done to provide you with a product tailored to your needs.” 

“He is perfect both in structuring complex deals involving IP rights and in keeping an eye on small details.” 

“His approach is always commercially reasonable.” 

“He understands value for money and is extremely effective.”