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AAA Baltic Service Company’s highly rated IP practice has considerable strength-in-depth and advises a mostly international clientele. Recent highlights include representing Stirolbiofarm Baltikum in a dispute over the Citramon trade mark. Founding partner Marius Jakulis Jason, managing partner Otilija Klimaitiene and technology head Andrius Iskauskas are recommended.
Lawin continues to profit from close ties to major IP clients, particularly in the pharmaceuticals, telecoms and technology sectors. Jaunius Gumbis heads the team, which is acting for Laboratorios Leon Farma on a Baltic product launch as well as in patent litigation. Rūta Pumputienė and Mindaugas Kiškis are prominent IP practitioners.
IP boutique Metida law firm of Reda Zaboliene has an excellent reputation. This team of specialists combines portfolio management with a litigation service. It recently represented telecoms operator Tele2 in a trade mark dispute with Omnitel and Bitė. Reda Žabolienė and Inga Lukauskienė are recommended.
Raidla Lejins & Norcous’ highly rated IP practice draws clients from the life sciences, media and telecoms sectors. Its expertise includes patent and copyright litigation and enforcement. The team is representing Bayer Schering Pharma in the first-ever pharmaceutical patent infringement dispute to be held in Lithuania. Team head Žilvinas Kvietkus leads an eight-strong team, which includes the up-and-coming Julija Beldeninovienė.
Renata Beržanskienė leads Sorainen’s team, which is dedicated to the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious IP matters but is especially expert in domain name disputes. Highlights included advising Google on IP infringement and privacy-related issues regarding a new product launch and assisting Hewlett-Packard with software licensing.
Triniti is well known for its IP expertise, which spans the full range of contentious and non-contentious work. Practice head Vilija Viešūnaitė led a team in representing the Lithuanian Collective Administrator of Copyrights in a copyright infringement case against a publisher. Other clients include Procter & Gamble, Ferrari and Nokia Corporation.
IP expert Vytautas Mizaras heads Baltic Legal Solutions Lithuania’s team, which manages Starbucks’ trade mark portfolio. Other clients include Lithuanian National Radio and Television, Microsoft and Philip Morris. Mantas Rimkevicius is also recommended.
Bernotas & Dominas Glimstedt represented Sanitas in a number of disputes relating to the registration and use of the Citramon trade mark. The highly regarded Giedre Rimkunaite heads the team. Litigator Jonas Masiokas is another key contact.
Eversheds Saladžius advises clients such as BMW, Chanel and Crocs. Rimtis Puišys leads the team.
Tark Grunte Sutkiene’s corporate expertise brings a regular flow of IP work to the firm. It advised LitCapital Asset Management on IP issues arising from an investment in a hi-tech start-up.
Balciunas & Grajauskas recently advised a pharmaceuticals company on EU and national copyright law pertaining to the illegal distribution of medical devices and successfully represented a client in a dispute with Microsoft and Symantec over illegal use of software.
Senior associate Stasys Drazdauskas heads Attorneys at Law Borenius’ IP and IT practice group, which advised Google on regulatory matters relating to Lithuanian implementation of its Street View project. Dalia Foigt–Norvaisiene also handles IP issues and is acting for Red Bull in a trade mark court case against a local beverages producer.
Varul’s Gediminas Pranevičius advises on trade mark, design and patent protection issues, and recently represented retail chain MAXIMA in a domain name dispute.