Mr. Vladimir Rybakov

Country/Region of practice
Russian Federation
About me

Mr. Vladimir Rybakov is the Senior Partner of ARS-Patent’s St. Petersburg office. He concentrates his practice on counseling, litigating, and licensing matters for domestic and international clientele, focusing primarily on patent and utility models applications. 



Mr. Rybakov graduated from the St. Petersburg Baltic State Technical University in 1974, with a M.Sc. in mechanical engineering and a specialization in aircrafts and flying apparatuses. In 1986, Mr. Rybakov graduated with a distinction from the Russian Intellectual Property and Innovations Institute, earning a patent agent certificate. In 1993, Mr. Rybakov was certified as a Patent Attorney, with a specialization in “Trademarks, Inventions, Utility Models, and the Protection of the Designation of Origin”.





Mr. Rybakov began his career as an engineer for the “Kirov Plant”, one of the major engineering enterprises, participating in patent analyses of a large number of inventions. In 1982, Mr. Rybakov was appointed the Head of the Patent Department and was responsible for the development of the Intellectual Property portfolio of this major engineering enterprise of the former Soviet Union.





Experience & Qualifications

Technical Specialisms
  • Construction and civil engineering; structural engineering
  • Food technology
  • Manufacturing methods and product handling
Professional Experience
  • IP counselling
  • Patent drafting
  • Patent litigation
  • Patent oppositions
  • Patent prosecution

Roles in FICPI

  • CET 3 International Patent Matters

    CET Group 3 focuses on developments of the international patent system and provides guidance to its users. Such developments can relate to both substantive and procedural aspects of patent law, and CET3 follows them across jurisdictions.

    CET3 identifies issues that deserve study, conducts the studies and provides guidance through various outputs available to the users of the patent system such as Guidelines, Position papers, and Resolutions. CET3 actively contributes to forging and advocating the position of FICPI in discussions on patent law harmonisation in key study and discussion groups such as the Group B+ and at the forums established by WIPO.

    CET3 also monitors and studies international agreements and conventions relating to patents, follows the developments of the PCT system and, where necessary, provides comments to WIPO and relevant authorities for defending a well-balanced international patent system.

  • Member