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MIKHAILYUK, SOROKOLAT & PARTNERS is a patent, trademark and design partnership established in 1992 by Mr. Valentin Mikhailyuk. At present, we are one of the largest IP law companies in the countries of the former Soviet Union.

We have been setting the exceptional service standards since the Company’s very foundation. Being proficient, responsible and scrupulous in every aspect of our profession, we have built reliable business relations with partners from all over the world, expanded the area of business activity to all countries of the former Soviet Union, opened offices in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Belarus, Moldova and Uzbekistan

We are proud of being trusted by small and medium entities, as well as the largest multinational corporations. Inventions with multibillion potential and housewife simple innovations are treated with equally high responsibility. This general approach lies in the basis of our strategy and shapes the Company’s spirit being the driving force of our success.

Inspired by the principle of constant development we keep on moving forward expanding our geography in order to meet and exceed clients’ expectations.


years of success


in-house IP professionals



8 000+

clients trust our company



  • patent protection, patent search
  • translation services
  • preparing, filing and prosecution of national, Eurasian and PCT applications
  • preparing and recordal of changes, assignments etc
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  • trademark registration, trademark search, trademark monitoring
  • renewal of a trademark certificate
  • preparing and recordal of assignment and license agreements
  • legal services etc.
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Industrial Designs

  • industrial designs protection, design search
  • drafting design applications
  • filing and further prosecution of applications
  • preparing and recordal of changes, assignments and license agreements
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  • copyright registration, translation services
  • filing and further prosecution of copyright applications
  • preparing and recordal of changes, assignments and license agreements
  • legal services etc.
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Utility Models

  • utility models protection, patent search
  • translation services
  • filing and further prosecution of applications
  • preparing and recordal of changes, assignments and license agreements
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Regulatory Services

  • state registration of pesticides and agrochemicals
  • state registration of medicinal products
  • state registration of APIs
  • state registration of veterinary products
  • GMP conformity assessment etc.
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Plant Varieties

  • state registration of plant varieties, patent search
  • translation services
  • preparing, filing and prosecution of patent applications
  • preparing and recordal of changes, assignments etc
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other Services

  • Custom recordals in Russia, Ukraine and other CIS countries
  • other services.
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Awards and recognition

msp award ukranian-law-firms

Ukrainian Law Firms presents editorial survey that reveals the legal market landscape, deals and cases analysis in each practice and industry.


 msp award ip-stars

IP STARS is the leading resource for companies or individuals looking for experienced legal practitioners for IP advice

Our accolade: Trademark and Patent Firm Rankings 2020

msp award best-lawyers

Best Lawyers employs a conscientious, rational and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful evaluations of the quality of legal services.

Our accolade: Intellectual Property Law

msp award world-trademark-review

The WTR 1000 recommends individual practitioners and their firms and identifies the leading players in over 80 key jurisdictions globally.

Our accolade: Leading Practitioner in Ukraine

 msp award wipr-leaders

WIPR Leaders is a one-stop guide to the leading IP practitioners in the world across patent, trademark, and copyright practices.

Our accolade: Leaders Directory

 msp award chambers-and-partners

Chambers and Partners is an independent research company delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers.

Our accolade: Top law firms worldwide Recognised Practitioner

 msp award the-trademark-lawyer

The firm keeps on moving forward, and expanding its geography to meet and exceed clients’ expectations

msp award ip-china

Firm is one of the largest in Russia in the sphere of IP Law

msp award whos-who-legal

“We were impressed with the reactiveness, detail-oriented approach to day-to-day operations and his delivery of expert advice.”

msp award the-legal-500

...A highly regarded IP boutique that is 'thoroughly professional with a keen eye for details and promptness'
'They provide sound advice which is clear, crisp and to the point...

msp award iam

“Its attorneys are very experienced and we receive detailed responses in a very short time for all our queries. They file very quickly and produce quality work.”


September 21, 2021
MSP received the first patent with a 3D model

Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat and Partners received the first Russian patent for an industrial design using a three-dimensional model of an object.

September 21, 2021
Registration of feed supplements in Ukraine

Implementation of the state registration procedure for feed supplements in Ukraine. Timeframes and the procedural stages.

September 2, 2021
MSP is ranked by ULF2021

Our company has been recognized as one of the best firms in Ukraine in the field of the IP registration and protection several years in a row according to the research program Ukrainian Law Firms

August 23, 2021
MSP is rated among leaders by IAM Patent 1000

According to the ranking research program held by IAM Patent 1000, our company has established itself as a leader among Ukrainian IP firms again.

August 9, 2021
Simplified procedure in Uzbekistan: MSP filed the very first medical device application

We are pleased to announce that on August 6, 2021 Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat and Partners became the first company that has filed an application for registration of medical device under the simplified procedure in Uzbekistan.

July 27, 2021
Geneva Act of Hague Agreement entered into force for Belarus

The Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs entered into force for Belarus on July 19, 2021

July 9, 2021
MSP is a leading IP firm according to IP STARS rating

Every year our company successfully takes part in the rating research program conducted by the IP STARS owned by Managing IP edition.

June 29, 2021
Changes in the official patent fees in the Russian Federation

The amendments into the Regulation on patent and trademark fees came into force on June 21, 2021

June 2, 2021
The first Eurasian industrial design filed by MSP

The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) started accepting applications for Eurasian patents on industrial designs on June 1, 2021.

May 21, 2021
Simplified procedure for registration of medical devices in Uzbekistan

In accordance with the Presidential Decree of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated 5 May, 2021 No UP-6221 from June 1, 2021 the simplified procedure of the State registration for Medical devices becomes possible if these medical devices are certified by one of the authorized bodies

May 7, 2021
The EAEU Trademark Agreement entered into force

The Agreement on Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin of Goods of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) of February 3, 2020 entered into force on April 26, 2021.

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