Elena Schelkunova

Russian Trademark Attorney (area of practice: trademarks and service marks, appellations of origin of goods).

Head of Foreign Patent and Trademark Department

Area of expertise
  • Legal protection, litigation and enforcement of Intellectual Property of local clients abroad and international clients in the CIS countries.
  • Global Economics; Moscow State Academy of Instrument Engineering and Computer Science (1995–2000);
  • Law; Russian State Institute of Intellectual Property (2001–2003).
  • YUS, since 1999.
Russian, English.
  • International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • In 2023 Elena Schelkunova was included in Pravo.ru – 300 rankings of recommended lawyers in the Intellectual property (prosecution), Group I and Intellectual property (protection of rights and litigation), Group II categories.


  • Also, in 2023 Elena was awarded in The Best Lawyers category of The Leaders of Legal Services Market rankings by Kommersant Publishing House in the Intellectual Property, Band 2 and Manufacturing and industry, Band 3 nominations.


  • In 2021, The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals agency included Elena in their WTR-1000 international rankings as an IP expert.


  • IP Stars features Elena in the international list of intellectual property experts in the field of trademarks. In 2021 she was recognized as Trade mark star.

What the Agency said:

“Elena Schelkunova leads the foreign patent and trade mark practice, providing ‘a deep insight into all areas of IP”.


  • The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East &Africa features Elena among the leading intellectual property experts.