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LEGAL ALLIANCE, founded in 1995, is today one of the leading Ukrainian law firms specializing in legal support to pharmaceutical companies doing business in Ukraine and CIS countries.

OUR CLIENTS represent the following industries: pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer goods, medicine, cosmetics, para-pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology, agriculture and food products.

LEADING ASSOCIATIONS — AIPM Ukraine, APRaD as well as the EBA Healthcare Committee have chosen Legal Alliance as their legal advisor.

Legal Alliance Defended Clients Rights for Espumisan Trade Mark in Court of Appeal

On September 29 of this year Kyiv Commercial Court of Appeal confirmed the legal opinion of Legal Alliances’ Associates in the case for partial acknowledgement of voidness of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine Decrees on registration of new medicinal product with a similar title to «Espumizan» trade mark belonging to the German pharmaceutical company Berlin-Chemie AG (Menarini Group).

Thus, in December 2013 the first-instance court relying on the results of forensic expertize restrained the competitor company from utilizing the medicinal product title being similar to the extent of trade mark confusion.

In the course of the appeal court proceeding two more forensic expertizes were conducted together with the customers survey. The obtained results made a great contribution to evidential basis of Legal Alliance team and assisted in defending the Clients’ rights for the trade mark.

The Clients rights were represented by the leading experts in intellectual property – Partner Illya Kostin and Counsel Natalia Lavrenova.


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