Maxim (“Max”) A. Voltchenko focuses on trademark counseling, clearance, registration, enforcement (infringement) matters in the U.S. and abroad, copyrights, trade secrets, intellectual property licensing and all Russia-related legal matters. He also handles matters involving software licensing, e-commerce and Internet use and abuse, including representation of parties in proceedings under ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy.

Admitted in Pennsylvania, New York and Russia, Mr. Voltchenko has practiced in both United States and Russia in a “big-firm setting” since 1997. Prior to returning to U.S. in 2003, Mr. Voltchenko practiced law in the Moscow office of Coudert Brothers, a global law firm, for more than three years. While in Russia, Mr. Voltchenko counseled multinational corporations and major Russian clients on U.S.-Russia cross-border transactions and complex issues of Russian law. In particular, he has advised clients on the Russian and international legal issues affecting the transfer of state-of-the-art explosive detection technology.

In April 2018, Mr. Voltchenko joined a full-service IP specialized firm in New Jersey.
A native Russian, Mr. Voltchenko has authored numerous articles, in Russian and English, on various legal issues and spoken at conferences including at the Annual Meeting of Russian Patent and Trademark Attorneys in December 2010 and 2011 and at the Independent Software Developers Forum ( in Moscow, Russia in October 2009.

Mr. Voltchenko is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law—Camden (J.D.) and Temple University School of Law (LL.M., LL.M. in Taxation), Central European University in Budapest, Hungary (Master’s Degree in International Business Law) and Tomsk State University in Russia (LL.B.)