Ms Julia Semeniy > Asters > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

Asters
LEONARDO BUSINESS CENTRE
19-21 BOHDANA KHMELNYTSKOHO STREET
01030 KIEV
Ukraine

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Partner.
Julia focuses on intellectual property, data protection, anti-corruption and other compliance matters. She advises clients on a variety of issues associated with the acquisition, licensing and assignment, as well as enforcement of IP rights including trademarks, copyright, patents etc. In the field of anti-corruption and compliance, Julia deals with policy evaluation and development, internal investigations, risk identification and assessment, representation and defense. Ms. Semeniy has deep expertise in litigation and other legal proceedings. She represents clients in courts, before the Antimonopoly Committee, Ukrainian Patent and Trademark Office, law-enforcement, customs and other governmental agencies.

Languages

English, Russian, Ukrainian.

Memberships

  • Ukrainian Bar Association;
  • Ukrainian Association of Patent Attorneys;
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), a member of the Internet Committee;
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).

Education

International Science-and-Technology University (Master’s degree in law, 2001); Intellectual Property and Law Institute (2006).

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Intellectual property

Asters acts for a diverse multinational client base including Teva Pharmaceuticals, Biosphere Corporation and Ferrero. Lead partner Julia Semeniy handles the acquisition, licensing, assignment and enforcement of IP rights, although the practice also has a growing focus on contentious IP matters. The firm handles the IP aspects of M&A, tax structuring and finance transactions, and also has a standalone practice acting for clients in sectors such as FMCG, retail and IT.