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Julia focuses on intellectual property matters including trademarks, copyright, patents, confidentiality and data protection, licensing and the assignment of IP rights. She advises clients on a variety of issues associated with the acquisition, exercising and protection of IP rights and she has deep expertise in handling IP litigation, anti-counterfeiting and other legal proceedings. Julia represents clients before the Ukrainian Patent and Trademark Office, at courts, the Antimonopoly Committee, in law-enforcement, before customs and other authorities.

Recognition:
  • recognized as one of the leading trademark professionals, World Trademark Review 1000 2017
  • recommended lawyer in the field of intellectual property, The Legal 500: EMEA 2017
  • recognized as one of the leading legal practitioners in the field of intellectual property, Chambers Europe 2017
  • recommended lawyer in the field of intellectual property, Best Lawyers 2017
  • one of the leading legal practitioners in the field of intellectual property and notable practitioner in IT, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients

 

  • recognized as one of the leading trademark professionals, World Trademark Review 1000 2017
  • recommended lawyer in the field of intellectual property, The Legal 500: EMEA 2017
  • recognized as one of the leading legal practitioners in the field of intellectual property, Chambers Europe 2017
  • recommended lawyer in the field of intellectual property, Best Lawyers 2017
  • one of the leading legal practitioners in the field of intellectual property and notable practitioner in IT, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • included on the list of the top 100 lawyers in Ukraine, Clients' Choice. TOP 100 best lawyers in Ukraine 2013
  • leading legal practitioner in the field of intellectual property, Legal Award 2010

 

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Education:
  • International Science-and-Technology University, master's degree in law, 2001
  • Intellectual Property and Law Institute, 2006
Membership and activities:
  • Ukrainian Bar Association;
  • Ukrainian Association of Patent Attorneys;
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), a member of the Internet Committee;
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).
Representative experience:
  • advised Ecolab LLC, the world's leading provider of cleaning, food safety and health protection products and services for the hospitality, food-service, healthcare and industrial markets, on various intellectual property issues regarding trademark enforcement, domain names, and anti-cybersquatting;
  • advised Nissan Motor Ukraine on various IP issues, including patent enforcement; confidentiality and data protection;
  • advised Biosphere Corporation, a large Ukrainian manufacturer of cosmetic and hygienic products, on the registration of trademarks, designs and patents in Ukraine and abroad, on various aspects of the client's products such as new product functionalities, substances for cosmetic use and the development of a trademark strategy;
  • advised Ecolab LLC, the world's leading provider of cleaning, food safety and health protection products and services for the hospitality, food-service, healthcare and industrial markets, on various intellectual property issues regarding trademark enforcement, domain names, and anti-cybersquatting;
  • advised Nissan Motor Ukraine on various IP issues, including patent enforcement; confidentiality and data protection;
  • advised Biosphere Corporation, a large Ukrainian manufacturer of cosmetic and hygienic products, on the registration of trademarks, designs and patents in Ukraine and abroad, on various aspects of the client's products such as new product functionalities, substances for cosmetic use and the development of a trademark strategy;
  • advised and represented Ferrero, a leading confectionary maker, in regard to the protection of its trademarks and trade dress in Ukraine, taking infringement action against the unauthorized use of the client's famous brands such as "Raffaello", "Kinder" etc., and the pre-trial settlement of trademark disputes;
  • represented the Сar-Freshner Corporation in trademark infringement actions concerning the unlawful use of the client’s trademarks, i.e. the import and distribution of products that imitate the client's genuine tree-shaped air-fresheners;
  • advised KUKA AG, a robotics manufacturer, on its trademark prosecution and strategy, including in domain names and anti-cybersquatting issues, which resulted in the cessation of trademark and copyright infringement;
  • advised GSN Games, a computer games developer, in regard to IP and contractual issues in order to ensure that the client holds all the rights to the software and other IP developed at the client's request;
  • represented Zwak Unicum Nyrt. in a trademark cancellation action against the imitations of the client's trademarks related to the famous Hungarian herbal liqueur;
  • advised various software development companies on the contractual structuring of the development process, as well as the protection and transfer of intellectual property rights.
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