Why SLA International?
We know that in order to maximize the potential of customers’ success, we need to shape our expert advice in a way that best applies to each individual business and culture. Our fundamental knowledge in different areas broadens our capabilities in doing so, but the following unique assets make SLA International truly stand out. Our expertise is in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, anti-counterfeiting, trademark and brand protection, copyright and cyber investigations, international business consulting, makes SLA International the optimal choice to protect your intellectual property.
Highly educated team
We graduated with distinction from the best schools in Russia and the USA
- FSB Academy (previously known as the Dzerzhinsky Higher School of the KGB USSR)
- Lomonosov Moscow State University*, Faculty of Psychology
- Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law Faculty
- University of Pennsylvania Law School
- Wharton Business School
*Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), the Russian equivalent to Harvard, is the best-known university in Russia. Established in 1775, it boasts among alumni Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners, famous scientists and politicians.
In our work, we combine knowledge of psychology, business, law, international relations and security. Knowledge of psychology and years of experience in practice enable SLA International to see international business consulting as a complex social-economic structure. Applying this knowledge, we develop recommendations for increasing the efficiency of your business. We use specific methods that help us quickly sort and analyze information, find alternative solutions and assess the reliability and authenticity of facts.
Deep knowledge of both common law and civil law systems, as well as international law, enables us to review clients’ problems thoroughly, taking into consideration the legal side of each issue and helping to resolve clients’ legal problems more effectively. We apply our legal experience to prevent damage to reputations and income.
Skills obtained in one of the top business schools in the world have created a deep understanding of key business processes, allowing us to manage our resources, money and time in a competitive and sophisticated way. The global network of IP professionals is one of our most important assets.
Experience gained in one of the world’s best special services
We have more than 20 years of experience in the investigation field. Knowledge and skills gained in special service are essential for gathering information for clients about their competitors and for conducting investigations. Perfect memory; attention to details; ability to read people and conduct negotiations effectively even in extreme conditions; and knowledge of international relations, foreign countries and languages allow us to work on a very high level, using nonstandard approaches and making smart decisions.
It’s not the strongest competitor who wins in business—it’s the one who is the most flexible!
Our world is developing and changing very fast. These changes affect all areas of life. In this environment, there are no universal solutions to problems, and traditional methods do not work anymore. We adapt quickly to a new environment and are open to new approaches. We are not afraid to leave the comfort zone; we search, generate and offer not one, but several alternative solutions to your problem. The IP protection services we offer are designed and coordinated in a way so you can determine the degree of involvement. We take pride in being flexible and adapting quickly to new environments and we are open to new approaches to optimize your IP protection plan.
At SLA, our mind turns 360 degrees around a problem. We look at the problem from different angles of view. We know how to improvise. We analyze and take mistakes into consideration. We see “mistakes” as new opportunities.
Our way of thinking is nonstandard. We add 2 and 2 and get not 4, but 1,000,000.
We save our clients’ money in two ways
- Our work is cost effective
- We clean the market from counterfeit goods and as a result our client’s profit increases
A unique approach to each case
We take into consideration the wishes, goals and financial resources of each client. Before starting work with a particular client, we research that client’s area of practice and determine the distinguishing characteristics of that area. We do not use general methodology or a “cookie-cutter” approach for clients. SLA gains positive outcomes through the use of creative and innovative strategies. We do our best to make each client happy with the result and with our work.
Multicultural knowledge, experience, and skills
We understand the mentality of people of different cultures. Our diverse staff, skilled in psychology, understands how people think and what their values are. Our multicultural experience enables us to correctly assess and predict ways of behavior of people from different countries, which significantly increases the efficiency of gathering information and taking action.