Vladislav Starzhenetsky — Director of the Department of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Vladislav Starzhenetskiy is the Director of International Department at the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Prior to joining the Ministry he worked as the First Vice-Dean and Associate Professor at the Chair of International Law, Faculty of Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics. He also served as an Academic Director of the Master Program “Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration” and researcher at the HSE Laboratory on Sanctions in International Law. The main fields of his research interests include Jurisdictional Immunities of States, Economic Sanctions, International Protection of Intellectual Property and International Human Rights Law. He is a member of the Editorial Group of ‘International Justice’ Journal and also a member of the Scientific and Consultative Council of the Russian Intellectual Property Court, Member of the Scientific and Consultative Council on International Law of the Russian Ministry of Justice.
Vladislav graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) with a degree in International Law. He received his PhD for the dissertation dedicated to comparative analysis of property rights. From 1998 to 2014, he has been working at the Russian Federation’s Supreme Commercial Court and was heading the Department of International Law and Cooperation from 2011 to 2014.