On July 10, 2014, Vasil Kisil &Partners Law Firm in conjunction with the US-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC)held a seminar for USUBC members on "Moving towards Europe: theintellectual property   rights aspect."Oleksandr Mamunya, Partnerwith VKP's IP Practice, reviewed the following topics during the workshop:

  1. Intellectual Property Rights in Ukraine: the status quo. Business aspect of the past and the present in the field of intellectual property
  2. TheAssociation Agreement - what's new? New regulation in the field of intellectualproperty associated with the signing of the Association Agreement.
  3. TheRules of Engagement in European markets. Overall view on the issue ofintellectual property in Europe. Basic "intellectual" business rules. 

In particular, Mr Mamunya addressed thecurrent legal regulation and practice in the field of intellectual property inUkraine, the cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine in thesphere of intellectual property rights, as well as the priorities of theAssociation Agreement between Ukraine and the EU. 


In the picture: Oleksandr Mamunya, VK&P, Michael Datsenko, USUBC

These topics sparked great interest of theaudience. An impressive number of questions on the practical aspects ofprotecting intellectual property rights in connection with changing businessconditions confirmed the relevance and timeliness of this discussion. 

Oleksandr Mamunya consistently demonstrates a proactive stance on the development of IPlaw practice in Ukraine by taking part in numerous professional events. VKP'sleading position in this area had been repeatedly recognized by reputableinternational and local professional ratings, including Chambers Europe, Legal500, World Trademark Review 1000 and Ukrainian Law Firms. 


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Aboutthe Firm

Established in 1992, Vasil Kisil & Partners is aUkrainian law firm that delivers integrated legaladvice in banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets,antitrust, competition and trade, dispute resolution, tax law,energy and natural resources law, intellectual property law, labor andemployment law, real estate and construction law,as well as PPP, concessions and infrastructure law. Vasil Kisil & Partners isa member of such international professional associations as TerraLex, IBA, and IusLaboris.

The firm`s clients include such world-known companies asAcron, Air Liquide, Alfa Bank (Ukraine), Alpcot Agro, Africa-Israel Group,Ardagh, Astellas Pharma, BASF, Bayer Consumer, BNP Paribas, British AmericanTobacco, Central European Media Enterprises, Coca Cola, Credit Agricole Group,Danone, Dell Inc., DuPont, EBRD, Ericsson, Energy Standard Group, Eurosport,Ferrexpo AG, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Inditex Group, Kraft, LGElectronics, Leroy Merlin Ukraine, MTS, Moody’s, Mott MacDonald Limited, NCHCapital, Opel, Philips, Pireaus Bank, Red Bull, Samsung, Sberbank of Russia,SEB AB, Seven Hills, Shell, Shelton Petroleum, Sony Corp, St. Sophia Homes,Swedbank AB, Tchibo, Thomson Reuters, Ukrainian Media Holding, Ukrsibbank,Ukrsotsbank, UniCredit Group, Uniqa, Utair, Vanco International / Vanco Energy,Volkswagen, VimpelCom, YouTube, etc.