Ukraine > Intellectual property
Index of tables
- Michael Doubinsky – Doubinsky & Osharova
- Ruslan Drobyazko – Baker & McKenzie – CIS, Limited
Maya Lgova –
Grischenko & Partners
Anna Mikhailyuk –
Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners
Valentin Mikhailyuk –
Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners
- Irina Osharova – Doubinsky & Osharova
- Oleksandr Padalka – Asters
- Natalia Pakhomovska – DLA Piper Ukraine LLC
Ruslan Drobyazko’s team at Baker & McKenzie – CIS, Limited ‘always does an excellent job’. Svitlana Kompanets is ‘especially helpful with anti-counterfeiting’, Oleksiy Stolyarenko gives ‘superb advice to tight deadlines’ and Yuliya Kolchenko is also recommended – all three are ‘creative, careful and conscientious about costs’. Recent matters include representing a household name in a trade mark infringement case in the hospitality sector.
Doubinsky & Osharova is widely recognised as one of the best in intellectual property. Michael Doubinsky and Irina Osharova are ‘market leaders’, and are supported by a strong team of partners.
Pakharenko & Partners provides ‘fast and efficient’ service. Antonina Pakharenko-Anderson, Alexander Pakharenko and Elena Shamrina are expert IP litigators, particularly regarding pharmaceuticals and agrichemicals.
Oleksandr Padalka heads Asters’ team, which has ‘hands-on experience’, and is the sole Ukrainian representative of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance. Recent work includes advising on software outsourcing for Pearl.com, and handling a patent infringement dispute for a global beverages company.
Danevych Law Firm is a leader in life sciences, and has ‘a tight unit of young lawyers with a modern outlook’. Borys Danevych ‘works hard at understanding clients’ needs’. He advises GlaxoSmithKline Ukraine on IP rights management.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is a strong force in IP disputes, and Taras Kyslyy advises various pharmaceuticals and technology companies.
Maya Lgova at Grischenko & Partners is recommended for disputes, while Dmitri Grischenko excels at IP registration and management.
Ilyashev & Partners’ Mikhail Ilyashev and patent attorney Irina Kirichenko are recommended. The team recently represented Mitek and Nycomed in disputes, and also advises SE Antonov and Ukrshipping.
Konnov & Sozanovsky’s Julia Semeniy is ‘a seasoned professional’, who often advises multinational technology companies and large local companies.
Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners has ‘high standards and a commitment to professionalism’. Clients also value the ‘cost-conscious’ approach of trade mark specialist Anna Mikhailyuk and patent expert Vadim Mikhailyuk. Senior partner Valentin Mikhailyuk is one of the originators of Ukraine’s IP system.
Dariya Valiavska’s team at Sayenko Kharenko is one of the few in Ukraine to focus on data protection. It has a broad transactional and enforcement remit, and advised FUIB on due diligence on Renaissance Capital’s IP assets.
Vasil Kisil & Partners’ Oleksiy Filatov advises Google on trade mark infringement matters, and also advised a famous internet video search provider on rights management and enforcement.
Sergiy Shkylar’s team at Arzinger has a growing workload including advising an international toy maker and a well-known sports car manufacturer. The firm recently recruited Anton Polikarpov from Pakharenko & Partners and Leonid Shylovsky from Legal Alliance Company.
Natalia Meshcheryakova’s team at AstapovLawyers International Law Group is well respected for IP rights management and enforcement.
Natalia Pakhomovska’s team at DLA Piper Ukraine LLC provides ‘co-ordinated and quick, high-end legal services’, particularly for global internet businesses and pharmaceuticals companies. The firm recently advised dietary supplements manufacturer Lycored.
Dentons is ‘responsive to clients’ needs’. Oleg Batyuk has advised a global beverages company and a toy company on IP rights protection.
Gide Loyrette Nouel advises well-known French brand owners in sectors as varied as fashion and industrial materials on IP registration and prosecutions. Bertrand Barrier and Yelena Stasyk are recommended.
Mykola Voytovych at Gramatskiy and Partners advises clients such as Herbapol and Danfoss on IP rights protection.
Integrites’ Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko advised a global cement conglomerate on actions against counterfeited products, and assisted a leading Ukrainian seafood importer with registering trade marks.
Jurimex Legal Solutions ‘does its work on time, honestly and faithfully’. Yuriy Krainiak, who is ‘very competent and has unique experience in difficult cases’, leads the team, which advises clients including TVi Channel and Film Plus Pro. The group recently acted for ABO Holdings on a $10m trade mark registration.
Legal Alliance Company is ‘prominent in life sciences’ thanks to the extensive experience of Illya Kostin, Oleksiy Bezhevets and Andriy Gorbatenko.
Peterka & Partners LLC’s Alexander Poels recently advised a Japanese manufacturer on trade mark protection and PSA Peugeot Citroen on IP rights management.
SDM Partners Law FIrm’s Serhiy Dzis provides ‘top-quality support’ in IP matters, and acted for a major Dutch medical company on a €7m transfer of trade mark rights.
Wolf Theiss’ Olena Vardamatska is recommended for rights management and disputes.