Maria Lovtsova

Russian Trademark Attorney (area of practice: trademarks and service marks).

Head of Legal Department

Area of expertise

IP protection and litigation, including on the Internet, both for the clients in Russia and abroad;

Representation in general jurisdiction courts, commercial procedure courts, and in the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation and its regional subdivisions; representation in the Chamber for Patent Disputes. 

  • Law; Moscow State Pedagogical University (1995–2000).
  • Maria Lovtsova’s career began in the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, or Russian PTO (Department of IP Protection Theory and Practices), then for many years she worked for one of Russia’s and the CIS countries’ leading international corporation, where she was responsible for IP prosecution and litigation issues. Maria joined YUS in 2010.
Russian, English.
  • International Trademark Association (INTA);
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).
  • In 2024 Maria Lovtsova was included in the Individual rankings of lawyers held by – 300 in the Intellectual property (protection of rights and litigation) and Intellectual property (advising) categories.


  • In 2004 Maria 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 2 nomination.


  • Also, in 2023 Maria Lovtsova was recognized in Group II (excellent specialists worth of every recommendation) 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 has been listed by Best Lawyers rankings among Russia’s leading experts in IP Litigation.


  • The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa agency has been for many years including Maria among the leading IP lawyers.


  • For many years running, WTR-1000 — the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals rankings has been recognizing Maria Lovtsova in Individuals: prosecution and strategy category.


  • In its Global Guide 2021, Who’s Who Legal rankings recommended Maria Lovtsova in IP – Trademarks category.


  • In 2022 Maria Lovtsova was included in WIPR Leaders rankings in Trademarks category.