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Yana Tsygankova

Principal, Head of EMEA Enforcement


+971 4 3098000


Yana is a Principal and the Head of EMEA Enforcement based in our Dubai office. 

Yana joined Rouse in 2013 where she was country manager for Russia until 2022. She has been practicing IP law since 2007 and has a wide range of IP enforcement and prosecution experience, including developing and managing IP enforcement and filling strategies for major rights owners in many industry sectors not limited to F&B, luxury, automotive, telecommunications, energy, and personal care industries.

Yana has been involved in litigation before various courts, representing clients in trade mark and copyright infringement, domain name recovery and unfair competition matters.

With broad and extensive practical experience, Yana concentrates on providing strategic IP advice as well as in the fields of IP-related commercial, strict, and complex legal issues, including regulatory compliance, data protection, and advertising spheres.


  • Master Degree (Hons), Law - General, IP & Information Security Law - Prominent Moscow University, Russia
  • Certified Trade Mark Attorney of the Russian Federation No. 1880


  • MARQUES – Unfair Competition Team Member
  • INTA – Unfair Competition Committee Member


  • WIPR Trade Mark Leaders 2022 (Russia)
  • Who's Who Legal Trademarks, 2020: Recommended/Leading Practitioner
  • Who’s Who Legal, 2018: “Trademarks Lawyer”
  • Who’s Who Legal, 2017: “Trademarks Lawyer”