• Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) (Diploma of Lawyer)
  • Russian Federation
  • Moscow City Bar
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation
  • TMT (Technology, media and Telecommunication)
  • Energy and Natural Resources

Asel specialises in intellectual property law and providing legal services to broadcasting companies, advertising agencies, TV shows, actors, writers and film-makers.

Asel is a recognised expert on copyright and related rights in the fields of audiovisual production, advertising, TV production, writing, directing and producing. She has extensive experience in representing clients in both the courts of law as well as arbitration tribunals on matters involving intellectual property rights and copyright law.

Asel has successfully acted for Russian writer Minaev in relation to his copyright in the bestseller “Duhless” and has also acted for actress Chulpan Hamatova. Asel has provided legal support for the Russian release of several well known movies such as “Better than Ben” and “The Lives of Others”. She has also represented producers and editors in the production process of Russian movies “Euphoria”, “Sappho”, “8 ½ Dollars”, “Pussy cat”, “Fur trees” and “Black Lighting”.

Among Asel’s clients are Russian and CIS film studios, Russian and foreign advertising agencies and other companies including pharmacy network "36.6" and French wine producer "Domaine des Broix".

Asel is fluent in Russian, Spanish and English and she speaks French.


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