Victoria Sopilnyak

IAM Research

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“Patent attorneys at Doubinsky & Osharova are very responsive, clear and pragmatic in their advice. The team is reliable, professional and demonstrates out-of-the-box thinking and a never-give-up approach in everything it does.” The IP boutique has long sat in the upper echelons of Ukrainian patent firms, and 2022 sees no change there, with competitors and patrons continuing to sing its praises and the group continuing to be involved in some of its jurisdiction’s most high-profile disputes. Giving the outfit its name are Michael Doubinsky and Irina Osharova – Doubinsky has been practising since as early as 1993 and has helped to shape Ukrainian IP legislation, while Osharova was one of the country’s first patent attorneys and she continues to work across the full range of IP rights. The pair are supported by a team which includes senior partner Tatyana Shpakovich – who now manages both the patent and trademark departments – as well as Victoria Sopilnyak. Shpakovich has been prosecuting patents for 24 years and is known for her innovative solutions, while Sopilnyak is a top patent litigator whose clients include some of the best-known pharmaceutical companies on themarket.

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