Partner, Patent and Trademark Attorney

Oleksandr Mamunya is an attorney-at-law and a registered patent and trademark attorney. Since 2003 he has been practicing law in the areas of Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, trade names, copyright and related rights, domain names) and Litigation. More

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Oleksandr Mamunya is an attorney-at-law and a registered patent and trademark attorney. Since 2003 he has been practicing law in the areas of Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, trade names, copyright and related rights, domain names) and Litigation.

His legal expertise includes litigation and out-of-court dispute resolution over a number of patents, well-known trademarks and trade names of many major Ukrainian and international companies. In addition, he is experienced in trademark and patent prosecution; he has worked on complex IP assignments and licensing, and conducted IP due diligence.

Oleksandr Mamunya works in close cooperation with the Ukrainian PTO and is involved in projects for improving the mechanisms of intellectual property rights protection in Ukraine. He has participated in drafting and amending a number of legislative acts regarding the intellectual property relations in Ukraine.  
Deep all-round IP expertise.

World Trademark Review 2019

  • Best Lawyers 2014-2019 lists Oleksandr among the leading Ukrainian experts in Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Antitrust / Competition, Francise Law, Life Sciences and Healthcare.

  • Chambers Europe and Chambers Global 2013-2019 highly rate Oleksandr Mamunya as an IP practitioner. Oleksandr is "an experienced trade mark litigator", who is "reliable and responsive beyond expectations."

  • IAM Patent 1000 2018 named Oleksandr Mamunya among Ukraine's top legal practitioners in intellectual property and praised him as a "fan favourite. He loves taking the fight to infringers but will not hesitate to negotiate should that make more sense; when his clients hold weak cards, his inter-personal skills frequently save the day. " 

  • Recommended by the renowned international directory The Legal 500 2014-2018 as "the most skilled IP lawyer in Ukraine" and "strategic litigator".

  • World Trademark Review 1000 2011-2019 named Oleksandr Mamunya among Ukraine's top legal practitioners in intellectual property and praised him as a "hard-hitting enforcement expert whose eloquent pleadings are impossible to ignore. " "He knows the market inside out and provides robust protection across all areas of IP." 

  • Named as IP Leader 2016 in Ukraine in World Intellectual Property Review’s WIPR Leaders 2016 directory.

  • In 2013-2015 ranked among Top 5 Ukrainian practitioners in Intellectual Property and listed as one of the prominent lawyers for Media & Entertainment and IT by the annual ranking "Top 50 leading Ukrainian Law Firms" by the Ukrainian weekly newspaper "Yuridicheskaya Practika" (Legal Practice).

  • The Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2012-2018 acknowledges Oleksandr as a leading practitioner in intellectual property, telecommunications and media, IT, litigation, international arbitration, pharmaceuticals, medicine and healthcare and international trade.

  • Yuridicheskaya Practika Legal Awards 2012, 2015 have ranked Oleksandr as the best IP lawyer in Ukraine.

  • Listed in "Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine. Clients' Choice" 2015-2017 by Yurydychna Gazeta (Legal newspaper) and ranked among the prominent Ukrainian practitioners in Intellectual Property and Copyright, Media Law and IT technologies.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • All-Ukrainian Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (admitted to practice as patent and trademark attorney since 2010)
  • Association for Pharmaceutical Research and Development
  • European Business Association (IP Committee Leader)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Kyiv Region Bar Association (admitted to Bar since 2005)
  • Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) (Head of IP Committee)
  • Ukrainian Club for Agrarian Business (Legal Counsel to Crop Protection and Seeds Committee)
  • Ukrainian Internet Association (UIA)
  • Ukrainian Trademark Association (UTA) (Member of the Board)

Education

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Master of Laws, Kyiv, 2004
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, General Course of Intellectual Property, 2005 
  • State Institute of Intellectual Property, Master of Intellectual Property, Kyiv, 2009

Languages

  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian