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Gramatskiy&Partners, Borys Karas, Kiev, UKRAINE

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Borys Karas

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Web:
www.gramatskiy.com
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Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Position

Associate

Career

Mr. Karas is one of the leading lawyers in the field of Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT) at Gramatskiy & Partners. Prior to joining the firm he served as a lawyer at the largest cable broadband service provider in Ukraine.

His professional experience includes advising IT, IP, telecoms and media organisations on all the relevant legal issues. Particularly, Mr. Karas provides legal guidance to clients in respect of software licensing, obtaining licenses and permits, joint ventures, data protection, M&A etc. Borys Karas has practical experience in litigation and other forms of disputes resolution. 

Irrespective the complexity of problems that clients may face with, Borys Karas always provides high quality legal advice.

Languages

English, Ukrainian, Russian

Education

LL.M. – Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Law;

LL.M. – University of Sunderland;

LL.D. –  Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Law.


Ukraine

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The experienced team at Gramatskiy&Partners handles copyright , trade mark, IT and mass media matters. Practice head Borys Karas, Igor Reutov and Mykola Voytovich count Danfoss and Fun Food Family among their clients. For Skywind, Reutov handled the transfer of software licences.

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