Law Firms Profiles

Pakharenko & Partners

72 Chervonoarmiyska Street, Business Centre Olimpiysky,
Kiev, 03150, Ukraine
+380 44 593 9693
+380 44 451 4048

Pakharenko & Partners was established in 1992 and is one of the leading players among intellectual property and law firms in Central Europe with offices in Kiev and London.

Main Areas of Practice:

— Intellectual Property;

— Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection, Strategy and Enforcement;

— Anti-Counterfeiting & Anti-Piracy;

— Corporate & Commercial Law;

— Advertising & Media Law;

— Pharmaceutical Law;

— Competition Law;

— Commercial and IP Litigation.


Intellectual Property

The firm provides full IP service coverage to develop successful protection and enforcement strategies for our clients, covering the development of IP portfolio; acquisition and commercialization of IPRs; assistance in conducting market research and market monitoring; and management and enforcement of IPRs at national and international level. Pakharenko & Partners deal with all intellectual property assets, including patents (inventions and utility models), designs, trademarks and geographical indications, domain names, copyright and related rights and plant breeders’ rights.

Being at the heart of both domestic and international intellectual property regime developments strengthens the firm’s ability to keep its clients continuously updated on any changes affecting their intellectual property rights. The firm is dedicated to the principle of developing an effective IP system which enables businesses from all over the world to reap the rewards of their intellectual property assets.

The company has assisted in drafting intellectual property legislation and now continues to act as advisors to a range of government agencies.


Anti-Counterfeiting & Anti-Piracy

The company’s services in this field cover: registration of IPRs in the customs register and representation of clients following customs seizures; investigation of infringements; trap purchases; sending warning letters and notices to infringers; drafting and filing applications to the police in order to initiate criminal actions and cooperation with the police in preparation for raids; legal counseling on anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy measures and developing anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy strategies; and finally representation in courts in criminal and civil cases brought against counterfeiters.