Vyacheslav Khayryuzov

Lawyer (RU)
Counsel
Practice Group: Digital Business
Practice Group: Data Privacy

Vyacheslav Khayryuzov heads the IT, Outsourcing & Data Privacy practice group and co-heads the IP practice group in the Noerr's Moscow office. Vyacheslav advises clients who predominantly operate in the technology, retail and media sectors. His extensive experience includes international copyright and software law, data privacy protection, as well as commercial and media law issues in Russia. In addition, Vyacheslav advises clients on general IP matters. He represents both national and international clients, ranging from start-ups to large national and international corporations.

Expertise

  • Intellectual property law
  • Information technology law
  • Software law
  • Regulatory: media, entertainment and advertising law
  • Data privacy protection

Career

  • Studied law at Moscow State Law Academy (Russia) (with honours) 
  • Qualified legal translator of Moscow State Law Academy (Russia)
  • Experience with major Russian and international law firms in Moscow (Russia)
  • At Noerr since 2007

Selected Projects

  • Apple, Oracle, Teradata and Lamborghini: Advising on data protection issues
  • Turner Broadcasting System Europe, Red Bull Media and Mondadori: Advising on media law issues (including advice on entering the Russian market)
  • MSC Software, Trend Micro and Urban Science: Advising on software licensing in Russia

Distinctions

  • Among the best experts in information technology law, IP and media law in Russia, Best Lawyers (2014 – 2021)  
  • One of the leading intellectual property and TMT lawyers in Russia, Kommersant (2020)
  • Recommended for intellectual property and TMT, The Legal 500 EMEA (2016 – 2020)
  • Notable practitioner in IP law, Chambers Europe (2016 – 2017)
  • Up & coming for TMT in Russia, Chambers Europe (2014, 2015)
  • Among the leading TMT lawyers, Kommersant (2017)  
  • Among the world’s leading lawyers in technology, media & telecommunications, The International Who’s Who Legal (2015 – 2018)  
  • Among the world’s leading IT lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Information Technology Lawyers (2013)
  • “Information technology and media is another area where Noerr’s Moscow office excels and the “simply fantastic” Vyacheslav Khayryuzov took over as head of this group /.../. He is known for his “brilliant way with clients” and is hailed as a “star” of the TMT bar in the country. /.../ He is described as an “authority” on data protection issues, and is highly sought after by national and international companies in need of “first class counsel”, Who’s Who Legal Russia Special (2014)
  • The “strong and responsive” team at Noerr is headed by Vyacheslav Khayryuzov, who "“takes the time to understand the client’s requirements and provide the necessary advice”, The Legal 500 EMEA (2018)

Memberships

  • International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
  • Digitalisation committee of the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce

Selected Publications

  • Privacy and cybersecurity in Russia, Getting the Deal Through - Market Intelligence, 09/2018
  • The privacy, data protection and cybersecurity law review – 5th Edition - Russia, The Law Reviews, 08/2018
  • Privacy & cybersecurity 2018 - Russia, Getting the Deal Through - Market Intelligence, 07/2018
  • Russian data privacy – court practice update, ITechLaw, 01/2018
  • 2017 Outsourcing Russian Federation overview, Thomson Reuters Practical Law Guide, 12/2017
  • Privacy & cybersecurity in Russia, Getting the Deal Through - Market Intelligence, 09/2017
  • Russia banning the use of VPNs, Lexology, 08/2017
  • Cyber Security Practitioner, Russian Draft Law on the Security of Critical Information Infrastructure, 03/2017
  • Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2015 (Russia chapter), Law Business Research Ltd., Series Getting the Deal Through (with Stefan Weber, Mikhail Sholokhov, Artem Kara), 07/2015
  • The Privacy Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review (Russia chapter), Law Business Research, 11/2014
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