Nataliya Shapovalova



  • — Protection and enforcement of intellectual property
  • — Data Protection
  • — Information technology law

Total experience

17 years


Russian / English

About partner

Nataliya is a lawyer with more than 16 years of professional experience. She has always worked in legal consulting. For the last 11 years she worked at the international law firm Dentons as an associate, then a senior associate.

Nataliya’s practice is at the intersection of law and innovation. She started her career as a specialist in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Over time Nataliya developed her expertise in the field of information technology law.

Nataliya has an excellent academic background in intellectual property and information technology law. Nataliya defended her dissertation in the field of copyright and related rights law and was awarded a candidate of law degree (Ph.D. equivalent) by the Supreme Attestation Commission of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation. She is also a graduate of the master's program of Innovation, Technology and Law of the University of Edinburgh.

Nataliya actively writes and publishes scientific and practical articles, participates in conferences and in the activities of business associations.


University of Edinburgh, LLM in Innovation, Technology and Law

A Candidate of Law Degree (PhD equivalent), awarded by the Supreme Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation Ministry of Science and Higher Education

The Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property, Moscow, Russia, degree in law

Professional associations

Kazakhstan Bar Association, member of the Bar, member of the Ethics Committee

Association of patent attorneys of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of the Association


Named a recommended lawyer in Intellectual Property Law in Kazakhstan.

Recognized as a franchise lawyer.

Who’s Who Legal: Franchise edition

Projects experience All employee

Advising of an oil and gas company on issues of transition to electronic document management system.

Advising a foreign media company with a state participation regarding requirements for the rebroadcasting of foreign TV channels in Kazakhstan, re-registration of foreign TV channels, and other legal issues.

Advising one of the world's largest telecommunications company regarding the provision of Internet services, including VoIP services, in Kazakhstan.

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