Mikhail Sholokhov

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Mikhail Sholokhov
Senior Associate
Mikhail Sholokhov
Mikhail Sholokhov Senior Associate mikhail.sholokhov@denuo.legal
Leontievsky pereulok, 25
Mikhail Sholokhov focuses on Russian intellectual property law matters and commercial contracts. He advises both Russian and multinational clients on a broad range of local and cross-border matters, including IP issues arising in different types of corporate and financial transactions and IP disputes.

Mikhail’s scope of experience also includes advertisement law and unfair competition issues and advising on matters related to personal data protection.

Mikhail is recommended in the area of technology, media and telecommunications by Pravo-300.
Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy, Law Degree, 2011



  • Advising multinational technology companies on a day-to-day basis on all types of commercial contracts, including participation in negotiations and minimisation of parties’ risks
  • Advising Russian and foreign companies on mergers and acquisitions, primarily in the context of conducting intellectual property and data privacy due diligence as well as working on the corresponding parts of transactional documents
  • Advising German automotive companies on IT compliance and data privacy issues with regard to the roll-out of Internet of Things services
  • Advising a US  telecommunications company on various regulatory and commercial issues
  • Representing a US streaming platform in a number of copyright infringement cases for broadcasting Premier League football matches and Continental Hockey League games. These cases changed the legal practice in relation to information intermediaries as platforms were exempted from liability for violations of their users


  • 2022-present

    Senior Associate, Denuo (Moscow)
  • 2016-22

    Associate, DLA Piper (Moscow)
  • 2011-16

    Associate, Noerr (Moscow)
  • 2010-11

    Legal Trainee, Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (Moscow)