Areas of experience

  • IP
  • Technology
  • Media and communications
  • Corporate law
  • Commercial law
  • M&A
  • Competition

Key experience

  • Advising Wrigley in Ukraine on IP and corporate issues of the merger between Wrigley and Mars.
  • Advising an American internet consumer-to-consumer corporation that manages online auction, in process of acquisition of a software developer; conducting IP clean up; advising on certain tax aspects; assistance in transfer of infrastructure agreement, ongoing advice on research & development as well as commercial agreements; post-acquisition support.
  • Legal support to ITE, an international exhibitions company in acquisition of several exhibitions in Ukraine, preparation of licensing agreements for the trademarks and provision of other related IP advice.
  • Developing IP protection strategy in Ukraine for a US-based global manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear. In particular, the work included drafting cease and desist letter and negotiations with the infringer. As a result the infringement was eliminated, the distribution of counterfeit and parallel import products was stopped and the shop of an unauthorized distributor was closed.
  • Developing IP protection strategy in Ukraine for an international producer of fireplaces. Preparation of cease and desist letters, sending out these letters to relevant parties in Ukraine (including retailers, selling client's products) in order to stop infringement of client's IP rights in Ukraine.
  • Advising a well-known Ukrainian retail group on the acquisition of a distribution business in Ukraine, including extensive advice on franchising and licensing issues (in particular, preparation of various agreements, such as agreement of assignment of trademarks, etc).