Hripsime Papikyan works at the Intellectual Property Rights Center of Armenia ( as an intellectual property associate. She is also a licensed litigator working at Knyazyan & Partners IP law ( Her duties include assisting senior associates with all matters related to copyright, trademarks, and unfair competition. She is also trusted with drafting and filing trademark applications, conducting legal research, preparing legal opinions, complaints, appeals, and other various documents. Prior to joining Knyazyan & Partners, Hripsime interned for the Administrative Court of Armenia, Freedom of Information NGO, ArmenTel and K-Telecom. In 2015, she participated in the Annual Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition organized by the Intellectual Property Rights Center of Armenia, where she was a member of the finalist team, and her oral arguments were recognized as the best in the national round.