Practices

Intellectual property

At AVELLUM, we provide clients with first-class legal expertise in various IP matters, combined with innovative thinking and in-depth knowledge of the specific needs of each industry.

IP advisory work 

We regularly advise clients on all aspects of trademark, patent and design law as well as copyright and related rights matters. We have an extensive experience in assisting international “blue chip” companies with a feasibility study while entering the Ukrainian market.

IP transactions

Transactional expertise of our IP practice includes licensing agreements, IP assignment agreements and franchise agreements. Our team offers a wealth of experience in structuring complicated IP-based transactions as well as software development arrangements.

IP disputes

Lawyers of AVELLUM’s IP practice are qualified and experienced to handle various trademark, patent and copyright disputes. We also represent our clients in Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine with respect to unfair competition cases. 

Regulatory and consumer protection 

Additional expertise of our IP professionals covers regulatory advice for various industries such as e-commerce, IT, media, FMCG, cosmetics, tobacco, health care and pharmaceutical sectors. We also assist our clients with consumer protection, product liability, marketing, advertising, labeling and packaging law matters.

Key experience

Advice on transfer of proprietary rights to intellectual property

Legal advisor to GoDaddy

IP due diligence of PJSC “Bel Shostka Ukraine”

Legal advisor to Lactalis

IP due diligence of Portmone Group

Legal advisor to Kaspi.kz

IP due diligence of

19

Min USD

Volt Resources Limited

IP portfolio management (3000+ trademarks)

Legal advisor to Roshen Confectionery Corporation

Advice on transfer of proprietary rights to intellectual property

Legal advisor to VertaMedia

Related materials

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UKRAINE INTRODUCES SPECIAL LEGAL REGIME FOR IT COMPANIES

On 14 August 2021, the majority of provisions of Law of Ukraine “On Stimulating the Development of the Digital Economy in Ukraine” No. 1667-IX, dated 15 July 2021, (“Law”) came into force.

Posted on July 5, 2022

Publications

DIIA CITY LAW IN UKRAINE: IP

On 11 August 2021, the President of Ukraine signed Law of Ukraine “On Stimulating the Development of the Digital Economy in Ukraine” No. 1667-IX (“Law”). Most of its provisions became effective on 14 August 2021, introducing Diia City, a special legal regime for IT companies, and bringing changes beyond the IT industry. Background It is no […]

Posted on July 5, 2022

Newsroom

UKRAINE AMENDS TRADEMARK AND PATENT LEGISLATION

In August 2020 the new laws introducing amendments to trademark and patent legislation (the “New Laws”) came into force. These changes concern patent and trademark owners, and producers of pharmaceuticals in particular. Therefore, it is important to have full knowledge of mechanisms aimed at improving the prosecution and enforcement of patent and trademark rights. Key […]

Posted on July 5, 2022

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IP REFORM IN UKRAINE AND ITS IMPACT ON BUSINESS

Under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement of June 27, 2014, Ukraine undertook to harmonize its legislation with EU law by 2023, including the regulatory framework for IP. Subsequently, in February 2020, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted a long-awaited set of draft IP protection laws (the “Draft Laws”), which are likely to have a significant impact on […]

Posted on July 5, 2022

News

AVELLUM IS HIGHLY RANKED IN 21 PRACTICES BY UKRAINIAN LAW FIRMS 2020

AVELLUM’s recognition in 2020 now extends to 21 researched practices, in 6 of them AVELLUM leads the market. 8 lawyers of AVELLUM were listed as leading individuals or notable practitioners.

Posted on July 5, 2022
Traditionally strong position of AVELLUM in the Ukrainian legal market was reconfirmed by the 2020 edition of the Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients by Yuridicheskaya Praktika. AVELLUM’s recognition in 2020 now extends to 21 researched practices, in 6 of them AVELLUM leads the market. AVELLUM is a leading firm in Ukraine in: Agribusiness (#1) Banking and Finance, Debt Restructuring (#1) Capital Markets (#1) Corporate and M&A (#1) International Trade: Commodities (#1) Private Clients: Wealth Management (#1) International Arbitration Real Estate, Construction, Land Tax: Consulting Tax: Litigation AVELLUM’s Antitrust and Competition, Domestic and Cross Border Litigation, Energy and Natural Resources, Family Law, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, IT, Labour and Employment, Telecommunications and Media, Transfer Pricing, and Transport: Shipping are recognised as the established practices in the Ukrainian market. All partners of AVELLUM were recognised as leading individuals in their practices: Glib Bondar — leads the ranking in Banking and Finance for 5 years in a row. Glib is named the market leader in Debt Restructuring and Capital markets Mykola Stetsenko — on top of the ranking in Corporate and M&A for 6 consecutive years Vadim Medvedev — a TOP 5 lawyer in Tax: Consulting Yuriy Nechayev — a TOP 5 lawyer in Corporate and M&A A number of our lawyers were listed as notable practitioners: Vadim Medvedev, partner — Domestic litigation, Tax: Litigation, Transfer Pricing, Wealth Management Mykola Stetsenko, managing partner, and Maksym Maksymenko, counsel — Real Estate, Construction, Land Yaroslav Medvediev, of counsel — Antitrust and Competition Anton Polikarpov, counsel — Intellectual Property Andriy Romanchuk, counsel — Corporate and M&A Congratulations to our colleagues from AGA Partners who share the Ukrainian Law Firms recognition with us in Agribusiness, Family law, International trade: Commodities, International Arbitration, Maritime and Shipping practices. Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients publication annually presents the key sectors of Ukrainian law and leading law firms operating in the Ukrainian market.

Newsroom

UTILITY MODEL AND PATENT TROLLING: WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITIES SEEMINGLY CLOSED

Within the last year, Ukraine has taken a lot of measures to limit the possibility of abuse of law. Starting with changes to procedural codes and ending with legislation on intellectual property. As lawyers of big Ukrainian and international companies, we believe that such improvements benefit the conducting of fair business, which has a legal […]

Posted on July 5, 2022

Key contacts

MYKOLA STETSENKO

Managing Partner

mstetsenko@avellum.com

VADIM MEDVEDEV

Partner

vmedvedev@avellum.com

Team

BOGDANA PARKHOMCHUK

Managing Associate

bparkhomchuk@avellum.com

OLEKSANDR KOZHUKHAR

Managing Associate

okozhukhar@avellum.com

ANNA KOLODENSKA

Associate

akolodenska@avellum.com

OLHA RUDEVYCH

Associate

orudevych@avellum.com

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Corporate

Our skills and in-depth understanding of corporate matters enables us to transform the requirements of sophisticated foreign investors into practical realities in Ukrainian law and practice.

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