II Conference "Protection of rights and forensic examination in the IP sphere" was successfully held in Kiev on November 1, 2018. Doubinsky & Osharova supported the event as the partner.
The conference was devoted to the discussing of the most important issues concerning the protection of rights and forensic examination in the IP sphere in the process of reforming of the IP legislation and the state system of legal IP protection, the introduction of changes to the procedural codes of Ukraine, the application of the norms of the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement, and the creation of High Court on Intellectual Property.
Yaroslav Ognevyuk, the partner of Doubinsky & Osharova and the member of the Management Board of UBA, opened the conference, wished the participants fruitful work and inspiration, and assured that this event would amaze participants with unsurpassed speakers, lively discussion and unusual format.
Victoria Sopilnyak, the partner of Doubinsky & Osharova, took part in the interesting interactive game in the litigation "IP-court", which excited the general admiration of the audience. During the game, the real judges, lawyers, and experts considered the pharma case, and the audience had the opportunity to vote as jurors. As a result of the heated debate, the judges satisfied the suit of the company headed by Victoria Sopilnyak. Viktoriya Sopilnyak commented on her impression of the game as follows: "I am sincerely glad that I had the opportunity to join the interactive game "IP-court" within the conference "Protection of rights and forensic examination in the IP sphere". The professional judges, best experts, very strong opponent, and incredible jurors made this game quite interesting and lively. I am grateful to all the participants of the gameplay for inspiration, and the UBA for an excellent initiative."
We express our gratitude to Ukrainian Bar Association for the wonderful organization of the event, and to the participants for the interesting and productive discussion!