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Patent
Aequo

Aequo is recommended for contentious and non-contentious patent work. Head of IP Oleksandr Mamunya, who is dual qualified, handles IP office matters and court disputes. Case studies show the firm's IP team is experienced in advising clients in sectors such as agriculture, IT, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals. The team represented Philips and Dr Reddy's Laboratories in patent disputes.

Asters

International law firm Asters deals with IP disputes and transactions. The firm merged with law firm Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPAP) Ukraine in 2018. The firm has an office in Kiev and branch offices in Washington DC, London and Brussels. Its IP team is known for advising pharmaceutical and technology companies. Partner Julia Semeniy leads the practice and she is supported by counsel Taras Kyslyy.

Doubinsky & Osharova

Doubinsky & Osharova is a well-respected Ukrainian IP boutique. The firm handles both IP filing/prosecution and litigation work, assisting companies in sectors such as automotive, pharmaceutical and FMCG. Key patent practitioners include Michael Doubinsky, Irina Osharova and Tatyana Shpakovich.

Gorodissky & Partners

Gorodissky & Partners is recommended for patent filing work in Ukraine. It is one of the leading, well-established IP firms in Russia. The close relationship between the Ukrainian and Russian offices allows the firm to handle international and domestic IP matters effectively. Nina Moshinskaya is the managing partner in Ukraine. Moshinskaya is supported by a team of patent attorneys including Maksim Bocharov, who serves as deputy director.

IPStyle

Boutique firm IPStyle is recommended for IP protection and portfolio management in Ukraine. Managing partner Mariya Ortynska leads the practice and she is supported by partner Iryna Ortynska on patent matters.

 

Pakharenko & Partners

IP firm Pakharenko & Partners is very experienced in advising on IP protection and disputes in Ukraine. Antonina Pakharenko-Anderson is the lead partner in the firm. She is supported by Alexander Pakharenko and Elena Shamrina.

 

Petošević

Petošević is an international IP firm with offices across Eastern Europe. The firm is best known for IP filing work in the region. Dina Petošević, who heads the Ukrainian office, and Yuriy Karlash are key patent contacts.

Trade mark
Aequo

The Ukrainian firm Aequo is recommended for contentious and non-contentious IP work. Oleksandr Mamunya, who is dual qualified, handles IP office matters and court disputes. Mamunya is supported by associates such as Nataliya Dryuk. The firm has advised companies such as Forbes and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation.

Arzinger

Arzinger is recommended for soft IP work. In August 2019, the firm hired former Asters lawyer Taras Kyslyy as a partner in its IP department. Kyslyy will work alongside IP lawyer Kateryna Oliinyk and managing partner Timur Bondaryev, who has a commercial law practice.

Asters

Asters merged with Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPAP) in 2018, forming a bigger law firm under the name of Asters. The firm is recommended for trade mark and copyright advice. The key contacts in the firm are Julia Semeniy and Taras Kyslyy, both of whom advise on trade mark registration and IP transactions. The firm advised Millennium & Copthorne on trade mark registration and Mattel on IP enforcement.

Baker McKenzie
Baker McKenzie is recommended for trade mark protection and enforcement. Its IP team in Kyiv is led by IP partner Ruslan Drobyazko. The team assists companies such as Nissan on trade mark protection and portfolio management. Rising associate Yuliya Kolchenko has left the firm.
Doubinsky & Osharova

Doubinsky & Osharova is a well-respected Ukrainian IP boutique. The firm handles both protection and litigation work. Managing partner Michael Doubinsky heads the practice. Other notable practitioners are Irina Osharova, Anton Koval, Victoria Sopilnyak and Tatyana Shpakovich. Sopilnyak and Koval are experienced IP lawyers for anti-counterfeiting and trade mark protection work. Yaroslav Ognevyuk has left the firm.

Gorodissky & Partners

Gorodissky & Partners is an IP boutique with offices in Ukraine and Russia. The close relationship between the offices allows the firm to handle international and domestic IP matters effectively. Its Ukrainian office is led by patent attorney Maksim Bocharov and regional director Nina Moshinskaya, who is qualified as a trade mark and patent attorney. Alla Bocharova is a leader in the trade mark department.

IPStyle

IPStyle is recommended for trade mark registration and disputes. The firm is headed by founder Maria Ortynska and partner Iryna Ortynska, who specialises in patent work. The firm is experienced in advising companies such as Louis Vuitton.

Pakharenko & Partners

Pakharenko & Partners is one of the largest IP boutiques in Ukraine. The IP team is experienced in handling registration work and IP enforcement instructions in a range of sectors. Managing partner Antonina Pakharenko-Anderson is a key contact in the firm. Another notable practitioner is patent attorney Alexander Pakharenko, who also heads up the firm's IP enforcement practice.

Sayenko Kharenko
Sayenko Kharenko is recommended for soft IP work. Its IP practice is led by IP star Yaroslav Ognevyuk, who joined the firm in February 2019 as partner. Ognevyuk is supported by Oleksandr Padalka and a team of junior IP lawyers, notably Oleg Klymchuk and Denis Krokhmalyov.