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Intellectual property disputes

Споры в сфере интеллектуальной собственности

We assist in resolving disputes on exclusive rights for objects of intellectual property, including those connected to:

  • Unauthorised use of software;
  • Contracts for development of software products;
  • Unlawful registration and use of trademarks;
  • Violation of copyright on the Internet (domain names, websites, advertisements);
  • Import of counterfeit goods and “grey” import;
  • Licensing contracts and contracts on the alienation of exclusive rights;
  • Unfair competition connected to unlawful acquisition and use of objects of intellectual property.

Partners Alexander Goretsky, Oksana Kotel and Anastasia Pavluchenko have long-term experience in protecting domestic and foreign clients before:

  • Judicial panel for intellectual property cases of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus;
  • Appellate Council of the National Centre of Intellectual Property of the Republic of Belarus;
  • Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus;
  • Internal affairs bodies;
  • Customs bodies.

Project examples

Dispute on violation of exclusive rights for software

Representation of a software developer in a dispute against former employees of the developer for protection of violated exclusive rights for software and seeking compensation in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus.

Dispute value: more than USD 1 million

Client: international IT company

All advocates of Goretsky & Partners carry out their activities within the bureau included into the Minsk Regional Bar Association