Sayenko Kharenko has picked up a four-person team from well-known Ukrainian IP boutique Doubinsky & Osharova.
Partner Yaroslav Ognevyuk becomes the new head of Sayenko Kharenko’s IP practice. According to the firm, "he is a recognized IP authority in Ukraine and has extensive experience advising clients on all types of IP-related issues with a special focus on IP litigation and brand protection. His areas of expertise include building IP portfolio strategies, opposing unfair competition, disputes on trademarks, patents and utility models, designs, copyright, domain names, plant varieties, and more." In addition, the firm reports, "Yaroslav is one of Ukraine’s most experienced experts in anti-counterfeit cases, customs seizures, cancellations and recognition of well-known trademarks. He has earned commendations from Ukrainian and international legal directories nearly 30 times during the last five years."
Coming with Ognevyuk are IP specialists Tetiana Yushchenko, Sergey Kochkarev, and Petro Shpakovich.
Partner Nazar Chernyavsky commented: “Our objective has always been to excel in any practice area we operate in. With the arrival of Yaroslav and his team, Sayenko Kharenko will be able to enter the premier league of Ukrainian IP work and provide even better service to our domestic and international clients who usually need tailor-made solutions in multiple areas.”
New Partner Yaroslav Ognevyuk added: “Sayenko Kharenko is known for its talented, professional and innovative team. I am very inspired to continue my professional growth with my new colleagues. My intuition tells me that together we will all grow even faster and can overcome any challenge that today’s fast-changing world may present.