Anna Bakhmetyeva

  • Assistant Director for the IP LL.M


Phone: (206) 221-7110


LL.B. 1994, Moscow State Law Academy LL.M. 2011, University of Washington School of Law

Areas of Expertise

Russian Law

Mrs. Anna Bakhmetyeva joined the Law, Technology & Arts Group, University of Washington School of Law in 2011. Her primary responsibilities are providing administrative support and management of the LTA Group including LL.M. admissions for Intellectual Property Law & Policy Graduate program, management IP Teaching Collaboration project, the USPTO Law School Clinic Trademark and Patent Pilot program, CASRIP and various grant projects. She is a Russia and East Europe CASRIP Research Fellow.

Anna graduated from Moscow State Law Academy, Russia, with specialization in Civil Law. She worked in the Savings Bank of Russian Federation for twelve years. As a Lead legal adviser of the Legal Department, Anna worked with corporate and individual customers practicing Contract, Banking law, and Litigation.

In 2011, she received Master of Laws in IP Law from the University of Washington School of Law, Seattle.
She is licensed to practice Russian law as a Foreign Consultant in the State of Washington. Anna practices Russian IP and Contract Law in Hughes Media Law Group, Seattle.

  • Speaker, "Technology Transfer in Russia", Globalization of Medical Science Industry and Technology Transfer Strategies Seminar, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (December 1, 2013)

  • Speaker, "Doctrine Works Made for Hire under U.S. Copyright law", Saint Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (September 1, 2013)

  • Speaker, "Doctrine Works Made for Hire under U.S. Copyright law", Ushinsky State Scientific Pedagogical Library (September 1, 2013)

  • Speaker, "IP Protection of Software under the U.S. Copyright and Trade Secret Laws", Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (September 1, 2013)

  • Speaker, "The U.S. Trade Secret Law", High School of Economics (September 1, 2013)

  • Speaker, "Specialized IP Court in Russia", Country Reports presentation, Microsoft (April 1, 2013)

  • Speaker, "Utility Model and Design Protection for Domestic Innovations in Russia", Intellectual Property Policy Seminar, co-hosted by the UW School of Law and Indian Society of International Law (December 1, 2012)