Gorodissky & Partners has successfully passed the certification audit for compliance with the requirements of the international standard ISO 9001:2015, which guarantees high quality services and confirms compliance with the international quality management standards.
ISO 9001 is an international standard developed by quality experts. This verification focuses on satisfaction of the customers and employee's needs, and continuous improvement of processes affecting quality.
The audit was carried out by TÜV AUSTRIA CERT GMBH — one of the industry's leading organizations in the field of assessments according to ISO system and standards.
According to the results of the certification audit, Gorodissky & Partners quality management system has been proved to be in compliance with the requirements of international standard ISO 9001: 2015 for the following areas:
- strategic consulting in the field of intellectual property (IP);
- patent information and analytics services;
- drafting, filing and prosecution of applications with PTOs;
- legal services for commercialization, ensuring comprehensive protection and enforcement of IP rights to various subject matters including inventions, trademarks, industrial designs, know -how, copyrights and related rights);
- maintenance of registered IP rights;
- dispute resolution & litigation;
- consultancy in areas related to intellectual property (advertising, media, IP taxation, internet & e-commerce, data protection and privacy, telecommunications).
The auditors of TÜV AUSTRIA CERT GMBH noted a high degree involvement of the firm's leaders in the quality management process, interaction with clients, as well as availability of own bespoke IT platform for workflow management and knowledge-base maintenance, well-tested mechanisms of interaction and anti-crisis response.
Valery Medvedev, Managing Partner of Gorodissky & Partners,
said: "Obtaining ISO certificate is a great news for us and
our clients. Providing professional services of high quality and
customers' satisfaction is one of our top priorities. External
audits and outside perspectives are helpful for improving work
processes, important for our clients' protection and confidence
in our compliance with the highest requirements and international
About Gorodissky & Partners:
"Gorodissky & Partners" is the largest and one of the leading Russian law firms in the field of IP and TMT. About 140 patent attorneys and lawyers advise and provide qualified services for Russian and foreign clients, represent their interests in the Russian, Eurasian and foreign Patent Offices, in courts and administrative authorities in cases of rights' violations and suppression of unfair competition, draft and register license agreements, pledge and commercial concession (franchising) contracts, provide legal audit of IP and other services in related fields, such as personal data protection, advertising, media and taxes.
The firm has developed software products: Gorodissky IP Patadmin - a platform for managing IP subject matters, Gorodissky IP Management - a Eurasian hub for maintaining protection documents for IP subject matters in force and Gorodissky IP Security - a service for monitoring, suppressing and eliminating violations of IP rights on the Internet.
Gorodissky & Partners has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, N. Novgorod, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Perm, Krasnodar, Novosibirsk, Vladivostok, Samara, Ufa, Technopark Sarov, Dubna and Kyiv.
About ISO 9001:2015:
The standard ISO 9001:2015 describes a globally recognized management system model based on quality management best practices. It is focused on a consumer needs, business goals, process control, systematic management and people involvement.