Dr. Prof. Valeriy N. Lisitsa

Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Professor of Law

Professional in Civil Law, Business Law, Investment Law, IP & Innovation Law, and Private International Law

His major legal research interests are issues of international and Russian legal regulation of investment activity, including the problems of investing in the sphere of natural resources, infrastructure, intellectual property and innovations by Russian and foreign investors.

ORCID ID 0000-0002-2334-5496
Web of Science Researcher ID E-4975-2015
Russian Science Citation Index Author ID 155171

  • Doctor of Juridical Sciences ("Civil Law Mechanism of Regulation of Investment Relations with Foreign Element", Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, 2014);
  • Candidate of Juridical Sciences (Ph.D.) ("Transnational Investment Contracts", Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia, 2003);
  • Lawyer (Jurisprudence, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2000).


Head of Chair of Business Law,
Faculty of Economics & Institute of Philosophy and Law, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2002 – present:
  • supervisor of LLM Program "Master of Business Law and Arbitral Procedures";
  • lecturer on Legal Theory, Russian Civil Law, International & Russian Business Law, International & Russian Investment Law, International & Russian Intellectual Property Law, Private International Law (in Russian & English), etc.;
  • supervisor of course and diploma law papers of bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. students (in Russian & English);
  • member of Dissertation Council under Novosibirsk State University (Novosibirsk, Russia), Siberian Federal University (Krasnoyarsk, Russia), Far East Federal University (Vladivostok, Russia);
  • editor-in-chief of law journal of Novosibirsk State University "Juridical Science and Practice", etc.
Professor/Lecturer in other Russian and foreign universities in different periods:
  • Heilongjiang University (Harbin, China);
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Almaty, Kazakhstan);
  • Siberian Federal University (Krasnoyarsk, Russia);
  • Tyumen State University (Tyumen, Russia);
  • Khakass State University (Abakan, Russia), etc.


Director of Law Department, Vice-Chairman of Executive Board, Intergovernmental Association for Economic Cooperation of Siberian States "Siberian Accord", Novosibirsk, Russia, 2000–2016:
  • legal services and maintenance of the economic activity of the Association and Siberian states;
  • coordination of the state policy on law making, regional economic development of Siberian states;
  • interaction with committees of chambers of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, legislative and executive bodies of Siberian states in sphere of regional economic policy and development;
  • legal consulting and expertise of law drafts and contracts;
  • making legal proposals for improvement of Russian legislation, etc.


Grants and projects funded:
  • Quality and Fair Resolution of Investment Disputes as Guarantee in Mechanism of Protection of Investors' Rights and Improvement of Investment Climate and Competitiveness of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Modern Realities (main researcher, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 2018-2019);
  • State-Private and Municipal-Private Partnership in the Countries of the Eurasian Economic Union: Comparative Legal Research (chief & supervisor, the President of the Russian Federation, 2017-2018);
  • State-Private Partnership & Social Partnership as a Legal Form of Interaction of State, Business and Society in Novosibirsk Region: Problems of Law Implementation & Law Enforcement (chief & supervisor, Government of Novosibirsk Region, 2016-2017);
  • The Legal Mechanism for Attracting Russian and Foreign Investments in the Russian Economy" (chief & supervisor, Novosibirsk State University, 2016);
  • The Legal Regulation of Business Activity and Use of Parks on the Territory of a Municipality with the Application of Mechanism of Municipal-Private Partnership (chief & supervisor, Mayor of Novosibirsk City, 2015).

Total number of publications: more than 190 publications in Russian, English, German.

Recent books:
Recent articles in English indexed in Scopus and Web of Science data:
Publications in Russian Science Citation Index – 140.

Citations in Russian Science Citation Index – 797.

H-index in Russian Science Citation Index – 15.

  • Second IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Conference, WIPO, WTO, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, 27-28 February 2020;
  • 8th Journal of Private International Law Conference, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, Germany, 12-14 September 2019;
  • IP Researchers Europe Conference, WIPO, WTO, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, 28-29 June 2019;
  • First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Conference, WIPO, WTO, International Islamic University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 31 January – 2 February 2019;
  • Asian Pacific Copyright Association (APCA) Conference, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, 26-28 October 2018;
  • International Conference "Copyright and Related Rights: Contemporary Issues of Judicial and Arbitration Practice", Almaty, Kazakhstan, 4-5 October 2018;
  • Intellectual Property Scholars Asia Conference, Singapore Management University, Singapore, 1-2 March 2018;
  • V International Legal Forum on International Trade Law and International Commercial Arbitration, Belorussian State University, Minsk, Republic of Belarus, 25 November 2016;
  • International Law – Making at a Crossroad: Participants, Processes and Principles, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 2-4 July 2015, etc.

  • Society of International Economic Law;
  • Asian Pacific Copyright Association (APCA);
  • Intellectual Property & Innovation Researchers of Asia Network;
  • Russian Branch of International Law Association.

  • Indonesian Private Law Review (University of Lampung, Indonesia);
  • Juridical Science and Practice (Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia);
  • Russian-Asian Law Journal (Altai State University, Barnaul, Russia);
  • Bulletin of the Far Eastern Legal Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation (Khabarovsk, Russia), etc.

  • Grateful Letter of the Russian Foreign Trade Academy of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation (2018);
  • Grateful Letter of the Ministry of Justice of Novosibirsk Region (2017);
  • Memorable Sign of Novosibirsk State University (2017);
  • Gold Medal "Heritage of Siberia" for the Great Contribution to the Socio-Economic and Cultural Development of Siberia (2016);
  • Grateful Letter of the Administration of Soviet District of Novosibirsk City (2015);
  • Grateful Letter of the Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in Siberian Federal District (2013);
  • Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences for Young Scientists (2011);
  • Winner of the Third Young Scholars' Paper Competition "Settlement of Investment Disputes with Countries in Transition" (2009);
  • Diploma for the Best Scientific Book in Jurisprudence (2009);
  • Honorary Diploma of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2005);
  • Medal of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation (2001).



Areas of law: Business law

Areas of law: Investment law

Areas of law: Private international law

Areas of law: Intellectual property law

Areas of law: Innovation and IT Law