Timur graduated from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2012. Timur practises in intellectual property law, with particular focus on trademarks, copyright, commercialisation of IP, pretrial protection of IP rights, IP litigation and border protection of IP. Timur’s recent deals in the field of IP litigation include assisting with trademark registrations for a Kazakhstani pharmaceutical producer, foreign food producers and other companies; representing a famous FMCG company and advising on the protection of its IP rights before regional IP departments and Kazakhstani administrative courts (for destruction of counterfeit goods); border protection of IP rights of a famous FMCG company, a European producer of door technology systems and allied products, a European enamel jewellery manufacturer and others (cooperating with regional customs authorities and Kazakhstani IP departments, advising on parallel import issues and initiating administrative proceedings against infringers); advising a European confectionery producer, and a European dairy products producer on IP rights protection and initiating administrative proceedings against infringers; advising a US franchisor of frozen yogurt retail stores, a French retail clothing company and an international clothing design manufacturer on concluding and further registration of franchising agreements with Kazakhstani franchisees. Timur speaks Russian, English and Kazakh.