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Partner, Attorney at Law

IP Counseling, IP Licensing, IP Enforcement, Anti-Counterfeiting, IP Due Diligence


Elena understands clients’ needs for efficient counseling and complex legal assistance in today’s demanding business markets.
Whether representing a multi-national corporation in cross-border issue, handling the day-to-day IP matters of a domestic enterprise, assisting a start-up with development and acquisition of their IP assets or helping the private innovator to enforce his rights, Elena offers tailor-made practical solutions and builds ongoing relationships that benefit and protect the client.
She advises clients in a broad range of transactional matters, helps building-up and efficiently exploiting the clients IP portfolio, develops complex enforcement strategies and provides risk management solutions that allow clients safely operate at the market.
Elena enjoys collaborating with clients and their advisors to develop and implement highly efficient complex enforcement strategies that combine various legal actions. She is experienced in IP litigation, the proceedings before the state enforcement agencies, the customs border registration and unfair competition proceedings.
Elena has considerable experience of anti-counterfeiting work and complex assistance for multinationals of various kinds of industry.
Prior to joining ADVANCE PARTNERS Elena worked as a leader of legal practice team at one of CIS-based intellectual property law firms and as in-house counsel in pharmaceutical industry, catering and hospitality, construction, entertainment and Internet retail sales. Her professional experience also includes pro-bono assistance to non-governmental organizations that protect the rights and assist national minorities in Ukraine.

Trademark filing and prosecution
Design filing and prosecution
IP searches and monitoring
IP licensing and transactions
IP due diligence
Legal opinions and strategic counselling
IP oppositions and litigation
IP enforcement and Anti-counterfeiting
Combating Internet infringements
Unfair competition proceedings
Customs border protection and customs registration

Kyiv Region Bar Association
Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)

Diploma in International Law from National T. Shevchenko University, Institute of International Relations (Kyiv)
Diploma in Intellectual Property Law from Institute of Intellectual Property and Law (Kyiv)
LLM in European Private Law from University of Amsterdam

Admitted as Attorney at Law since 2012