Senior Associate

Ganna Prokhorova has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2006. She provides long term strategic advice to many well known domestic and international companies. More

Practice Focus

Ganna Prokhorova has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2006. She provides long term strategic advice to many well-known domestic and international companies advising, in particular, in trademark, design, unfair competition and copyright law.

She focuses on protecting the clients’ intangible assets through a combination of monitoring and filing strategies, negotiation and creation of transfer agreements, licensing agreements and franchising, as well as the judicial and out-of-court defense of trademarks, designs and domains against infringement and dilution.

Being a litigation lawyer, Ganna is involved in a number of IP court cases representing famous brand owners in defending their IP rights in Ukraine. She is also focusing on copyright issues and advised clients on a wide range of arts-related legal and business issues. Ganna is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics relating to non-technical intellectual property.

Admitted to the Bar in Ukraine since 2009.

  • The Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2019 recommends Ganna in intellectual property.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • European Community Trade Mark Association (ECTA) (Member of the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee)
  • Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) (Member of the Kyiv Board)
  • Ukrainian Advocates' Association (UAA)
  • IPR working groups of non-governmental organizations (EBA; AmCham)
  • Kyiv Bar Association (admitted to Bar since 2009)

 

Education

  • Kyiv National Economic University (KNEU), Master of Laws, Kyiv, 2006

  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, General Course of Intellectual Property, 2007

  • Media Law Institute, Media Law Course, Kyiv, 2009

  • The Hague Academy of International Law, Summer School on Private International Law, The Hague, 2015

  • The Institute of Intellectual Property of the National University "Odessa Academy of Law", Master of IP, Kyiv, 2016

  • Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Art Law course, London, 2018

Languages

  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian