Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Tatyana Shpakovich and Victoria Sopilnyak
- 7 partners
- 15 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Distinguished IP boutique with exceptional expertise in all areas of IP, including patents, trade marks, copyright and domain names. Extensive experience in complex IP infringement cases, including anti-counterfeiting disputes. Popular with global corporations and big domestic brands across a spectrum of industry sectors. Recently handled a number of instructions in pharmaceuticals and retail.
Strengths Clients praise their responsiveness and client service, saying: "They stand out for their dedication and good follow-up."
Work highlights Advised Bayer on the infringement of its trade mark rights relating to the sale of counterfeit goods.
Defended Ingosstrah in trade mark invalidation proceedings.
Significant clients Coca-Cola, Voronin, Trading House Inkerman, Amstor, Oleina.
Irina Osharova is a renowned and "long-standing specialist" in the IP arena. She advises clients on the registration of trade marks, patents and industrial designs.
Managing partner and eminent practitioner Michael Doubinsky is one of the most known IP lawyers in Ukraine. He advises on strategic matters across the full spectrum of IP issues.
Yaroslav Ognevyuk enters the rankings in recognition of his growing market presence, with peers noting him for his active IP litigation practice. His areas of focus include trade mark-related matters and anti-counterfeiting cases.