Maria Ostashenko is a Partner heading Intellectual Property, Data Protection and Commercial practice areas.
Maria Ostashenko graduated from the Moscow State University in 2004 and was awarded a LL.M. degree in private law by the Russian Private Law School with the President of the RF.
Maria has wide experience of advising clients on advertising laws and regulations, provides legal assistance with elaborating marketing strategy, launching advertising campaigns, legal clearance of advertising pieces from the concept to final materials.
Maria renders legal support for formalizing IP rights, use, management and protection of brands and intangible assets. She possesses extensive experience of advising clients on legal remedies available in case of infringements, assisting clients with resolving disputes regarding intellectual property and improper advertising, including alternative dispute resolution.
Maria represents international clients in the matters involving data protection regulation in Russia, advises on obligations of operators related to data processing, including cross-border data transfers, structuring data flow between the members of international groups.
Maria supports Russian and foreign clients providing her expertise in areas including pharmaceuticals and healthcare, FMCG, banks and financial institutions, retail trade, telecommunications, media and technology.
Maria is a frequent speaker at Major Russian and foreign conferences and workshops, and an author of many analytical articles published in legal periodicals. Maria is a member of International Bar Association (IBA) and International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Maria also took part in drafting amendments to the Civil Code of the RF and presently conducts workshops on the Civil Code developments.
Maria joined ALRUD in 2006 and has been promoted to Partner in March 2016.
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