17.04.2018

Kateryna Oliinyk Promoted to Partner at Arzinger

Arzinger Law Office is pleased to announce that Kateryna Oliinyk, Counsel and Head of IPR at Arzinger, has been promoted to partner.

“Promotion to partnership at Arzinger is the starting point for the new chapter in my professional career, the indication of our current partners’ faith in the development of intellectual property as a driving force behind innovation processes and technologies that change the world. It is a success story and a great deal of work on myself and my expertise in a law firm that focuses on teamwork and personal development”, Kateryna Oliinyk comments.

A well-known expert in modern technologies and intellectual property, Kateryna Oliinyk has fully rounded experience of intellectual property law covering both contentious and non-contentious matters. The achievements of Mrs. Oliynyk are her clients’ trust in complex projects recognized by the international community. Thus, she is featured in The Legal 500 as a prominent IPR professional.

Kateryna Oliinyk has more than 10 years of work experience in the field of intellectual property and took a number of education courses at international institutions advanced her knowledge in IPR. Kateryna advises international and national clients in all business areas on developing integrated strategies for the protection of intellectual property rights, represents clients in courts and before state authorities, and is engaged in law-making activity in the field of intellectual property. Also, Kateryna’s expertise includes personal data protection, cryptography, and TMT. She is a patent attorney of Ukraine, an arbitrator for domain disputes under UDRP and URS procedures, National Arbitration Forum (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA).

Kateryna has been elected as co-chair of the Intellectual Property Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, is a member of INTA (International Trademark Association), of INTA’s Data Protection Committee, and of the Ukrainian Bar Association. She chaired UBA's Intellectual Property Committee in 2015-2017, is a member of Intellectual Property Constituency ICANN, a member of the IT Committee of the Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs, and a member of PTMG (Pharmaceutical Trademark Group).

“Intellectual property practice is a highly important activity area for ARZINGER, given its large client portfolio in high-tech and innovative business sectors. ARZINGER is an undisputed leader in the legal services market in life sciences & TMT sectors. We are boosting our share in these markets and are pleased to see that clients entrust us with highly important large-scale projects in the field of intellectual property. We observe a major increase in the work related to personal data as well as in transactions with intellectual property, including franchising agreements. In this regard, strengthening our team is a logical step for the benefit of our clients. High-quality expertise in the field of intellectual property plays an increasingly important role in antitrust cases, which is also a global trend.

We are proud to have the honour of working with such recognized experts as Kateryna. We also expect further consolidation of ARZINGER’s position in the relevant markets, including through the further strengthening of our team on account of internal and external resources.

Kateryna Oliinyk’s promotion to partnership is a credit to her personal achievements and our recognition of her multifaceted expertise in the international and local markets. We are convinced that the status of ARZINGER’s partner will give Kateryna a new breath as well as a positive impetus and energy for opening new horizons”, Managing Partner Timur Bondaryev comments.