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Intellectual Property


Intellectual Property - Latvia

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第一等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 1 partner
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Maintains outstanding reputation for IP matters, with notable expertise on both contentious and non-contentious mandates. Recently the team has been active on licensing agreements and copyright issues.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The team really understand the needs of the clients and works with us to achieve our aims."

What's new? Bentley Motors, Zvaigzne ABC and Vitana are new client wins.

Work highlights Acted for Bentley Motors on the arrest and destruction of counterfeit goods.

Assisted Dendrolight Latvija with the enforcement of a patent agreement.

Notable practitioners  

Described as "very capable and energetic," Agris Bitāns has an impressive reputation for his work on IP disputes. He has recently been active on a number of copyright disputes.

Significant clients Samsung Electronics, Vitana, Grindeks, Rīgas Tirdzniecības Osta.

第二等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Impressively broad service with the team's instructions including patent disputes, trade mark protection, data protection and media matters. Notable expertise advising clients from the life sciences sector.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The team has great expertise in the pharmaceutical industry."

Work highlights Acted for KRKA on a patent revocation case against Pfizer.

Assisted Actavis with a patent infringement claim brought by DuPont.

Notable practitioners  

Liga Fjodorova is applauded by sources as a skilled and knowledgeable adviser. She is particularly active on IP disputes.

Significant clients Hoffmann-La Roche, GlaxoSmithKline, Amgen, Abbott Laboratories, Fazer.

第二等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Comprehensive offering, representing leading multinational companies active in the region. Regarded as a particularly strong choice for clients from the pharmaceutical industry.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"Raidla has the capacity for all our needs. It offers a very broad service. We have not had any case the team cannot handle."

What's new? Montblanc-Simplo, Franchise World Headquarters and AVA Clinic are new client wins.

Work highlights Acted for Bayer Pharma on patent infringement proceedings against Gedeon Richter.

Notable practitioners  

Ingrīda Kariņa-Bērziņa is admired for her strength in this area. She advises on all aspects of IP law, including trade secrets, design rights and domain name rights.

Significant clients Novartis, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, BITE Group, Gant.

Band 2 | SORAINEN

第二等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 1 partner
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Thriving practice that is primarily focused on IP disputes. The team has recently been active on trade mark and copyright infringement disputes.

What's new? Krassky is a new client win.

Work highlights Advised Larix Property on a trade mark transfer agreement.

Acted for Makita on the recovery of the domain name Makita.lv.

Notable practitioners  

Agris Repšs is the key client contact.

Significant clients DHL, SAP, Algol, Eaton Electric, L'Oréal.

第三等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 1 partner
- 1 other qualified lawyer

What the team is known for Covers advisory and contentious work for clients from a range of sectors including technology, pharmaceutical and fast-moving consumer goods. Regularly advises multinational clients.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The firm does not provide copy-paste advice, but gives advice tailored to our needs."

Work highlights Represented Marmoroc in relation to the alleged misuse of its trade mark, patent and design.

Notable practitioners 

Zane Veidemane Bērziņa is the key client contact.

Significant clients BT, 4Finance, Sandoz, Microsoft.

Band 3 | LAWIN

第三等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Group covers wide range of matters, with recent activity including advising on the protection and enforcement of IP rights. Data protection is also an important source of work for the group.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"It is a pleasure to work with the firm. I could call at any time and the lawyers were always available."

Work highlights Acted for Studio Moderna on court proceedings relating to sales of infringing products.

Advised Coca-Cola on a number of trade mark matters.

Notable practitioners  

According to clients, Martins Gailis "is amazing. He pays attention to the smallest details, works extremely hard and explains things clearly." He handles trade mark, copyright, patent and domain name matters.

Significant clients ExxonMobil, Garage, Indtec Baltic Coal, Kernel, LVMH.

第三等 |

Basic facts about the department
- 1 partner
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Respected boutique handling a variety of contentious and non-contentious work, including data protection, trade mark protection and design rights. Also handles patent matters.

Notable practitioners  

Firm founder Jānis Rozenfelds remains a well-reputed figure in this area. He impresses with his vast range of IP knowledge.

Other Ranked Lawyers 其他上榜律师

Marcis Krumins of Skudra & Udris is regarded by sources as "a key player in this field." He is particularly recommended for copyright and trade mark mandates.

Ineta Krodere-Imša of VILGERTS enjoys a tremendous reputation in the market, with interviewees praising her long-standing experience and expertise in the field.

Foreign Experts

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Senior Statesman

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Eminent Practitioners

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Other Noted Practitioners

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Other Noted Firms

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