On 23 November 2019, the Grand Final of the competition for innovations in legal business AEQUO Legal Tech Challenge 2019 took place. Mister Register, a totally automated independent trademark registration system, was announced the winner and awarded a prize of USD 15,000.

Furthermore, the expert jury selected three finalists in the following categories:

The following projects were also shortlisted in the finals:

“We have been holding the AEQUO Legal Tech Challenge for the third year in a row, and I am very pleased to see that the quality of projects evolves every year, participating teams get stronger, and it becomes more difficult to determine a winner. But the decision of the jury this year was unanimous: Mister Register offers a solution to an extremely relevant issue and most importantly the project has the potential to be scaled in other jurisdictions. We look forward to the launch of the project and are confident that it will succeed. We thank all the teams for innovative ideas, and the expert jury and mentors for their contribution to projects development during acceleration,” says Denis Lysenko, Managing Partner, Aequo.

The expert jury included:

AEQUO Legal Tech Challenge is an annual competition for innovations in legal business that pursues a number of ambitious goals: challenging traditional views on the provision of legal services, disrupting the legal industry through innovation and technology by creating innovation-friendly environment for legal industry in Ukraine. The key objective set by the organizers of the competition is to bring the legal services in Ukraine to a completely new level, constantly increasing lawyers’ efficiency and client care excellence.