Alina Podolyak joins AEQUO in IP Practice
Aequo is pleased to announce that Alina Podolyak has joined AEQUO’s Intellectual Property practice as a senior associate. Alina is an attorney with eight years of experience in trademarks, patents, copyright, and domain disputes.
Earlier in September, Aequo has welcomed Tetiana Kudrytska, counsel, and Mykola Kovinya, of counsel, two renowned Ukrainian IP practitioners with a rare blend of public and private sector expertise, namely.
“Further strengthening of our team is a part of Aequo’s long-term strategy and adds depth to IP, one of the key practices of our multidisciplinary law firm,” commented Denis Lysenko, Aequo’s Managing Partner.
Tetiana Kudrytska is an attorney with over 12 years of experience in both private and government sectors and a focus on IP, media, and commercial litigation. In 2014, Tetiana joined a judicial reform project team with the Presidential Administration of Ukraine as the Head of the Judicial Reform Department. In this role, Tatiana gained extensive and unique experience working on, inter alia, the legislation on the new rules of civil and commercial proceedings, including particular focus on IP disputes, and on the setting and operations of the High Intellectual Property Court.
Mykola Kovinya is a well-known Ukrainian intellectual property expert with high-profile experience in both public and private sectors. At the top of his government career in 2012 – 2014 Mykola served as the Chair of the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (Ukrainian IP office). Given he is a Ph.D. in Chemistry, he has excellent expertise in pharmaceuticals and organic chemistry. As a private patent and trademark attorney, he has acted for various local and international clients in complex trademark and patent disputes across a range of industries.
About the firm
AEQUO is an advanced industry-focused Ukrainian law firm made up of highly qualified, internationally recommended lawyers who work proactively to help their clients reach their business goals. Backed up by solid industry expertise and a thorough understanding of business we develop innovative strategies and provide efficient solutions to the most complex and challenging matters.
AEQUO provides integrated legal support in areas such as antitrust and competition, banking and finance law, intellectual property, corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, litigation and international arbitration, and capital markets.
The list of AEQUO’s representative clients includes leading Ukrainian and international companies and organizations, such as Agroprosperis, Apax Partners, Apollo, Bunge, DuPont, EBRD, European Commission, Google, Inditex Group, NCH Capital, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Samsung Electronics, Sandvik, Synthon, Tetra Laval, Ukrainian Redevelopment Fund, UniCredit Group, Vodafone Ukraine etc.
AEQUO has been named the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by IFLR Europe Awards 2018, Law Firm of the Year in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS by The Lawyer European Awards 2017 and one of the most innovative law firms in Europe according to the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015-2019.
For additional information please contact Yulia Chervonooka
Chervonookaya@aequo.ua, or by phone +380 44 490 91 00