Mr. Yuriy Karlash

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About me

Yuriy advises clients on intellectual property matters in Ukraine and the former USSR region. He represents clients before the courts, law enforcement bodies, customs authorities and the antimonopoly committee in Ukraine. Yuriy handles trademark prosecution and unfair competition matters, license and IP rights assignments, and develops enforcement strategies and settlement agreements. He is also well versed in domain name transfers and other Internet-related intellectual property issues, including online infringement and defamation on social networks.

Before joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2011, Yuriy worked as an in-house intellectual property counsel at the Ukrainian vodka manufacturer Nemiroff, based in Kyiv, for two and a half years. Prior to Nemiroff, Yuriy’s practice focused on corporate law.

  • Attorney at Law, Ukrainian National Bar Association, 2018
  • Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney, Ukraine, 2016
Academic Qualifications

Intellectual Property Institute of the National University of the “Odessa Academy of Law”, Kiev, Ukraine, Master of Intellectual Property, 2014; Institute of European Law at the National Law Academy in Odessa, Ukraine, LLM, 2005

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Experience & Qualifications

Professional Experience
  • Design and copyright litigation
  • IP counselling
  • Patent litigation
  • Trade mark litigation
  • Trade mark prosecution

Roles in FICPI