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Europe Guide 2023
Latvia Intellectual Property
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

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VILGERTS’ IPR practice acts for a number of market leaders across a variety of different industry sectors, handling Latvia’s most high profile and complex IPR disputes, involving patents, trademarks, copyright, designs, domains, counterfeiting and other aspects of IP. Our practice is best known for its litigation experience with respect to trademark, patent and copyright infringement and invalidity cases.

Apart from IP related litigation work, we also advise and assist clients with respect to IP protection and registration strategies, licencing and other complex IP related agreements, as well as representing clients before the Latvian Patent Office and the EUIPO in registration, opposition and appeal procedures.

Our specialist knowledge further extends to advising clients on complex legal issues surrounding collective management of copyright, as well as business acquisition advising and legal due diligence work with respect to IP assets in large local and cross-border M&A transactions.

Our IPR practice has recently achieved success in high-profile cases representing Food Union in the first-ever litigation in Latvia regarding the protection of a colour trademark, as well as successfully protecting Balcia’s trademark opposition proceedings before the EUIPO.

Highly regarded practitioners of the firm and Latvia, Brigita Tērauda and Ineta Krodere are licensed trademark / design attorneys with the rights to represent the clients before Latvian Patent Office and EUIPO.

Chambers Review

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Intellectual Property - Latvia
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

VILGERTS advises a range of large domestic clients as well as international blue-chip companies. The law firm regularly handles trade mark and copyright matters, including trade mark protection. It further handles matters concerning data protection and licensing.

Work Highlights

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  • VILGERTS advised Agro Smiltene on a trade mark dispute relating to the concept of trade mark exhaustion.

Strengths

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Notable Practitioners

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Brigita Tērauda
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Brigita Tērauda
1
Band 1

Brigita Tērauda has a strong practice advising clients from the agricultural, media and retail industries. She assists with contentious trade mark cases, representing clients before the IP rights protection authorities as well as in court.

Ineta Krodere
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Ineta Krodere
3
Band 3

Ineta Krodere is a longstanding figure in the Latvian IP market with extensive experience in contentious IP matters, including trade mark protection.

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Intellectual Property

Brigita Tērauda
1
Brigita Tērauda
1
Band 1
Ineta Krodere
3
Ineta Krodere
3
Band 3

Members

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Diāna Adamoviča

Diāna Ķīse

Elīza Grīnvalde

Clients

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Altum

BPM Capital

Balcia Insurance SE

COFACE

DelfinGroup AS

ELKO Grupa AS

Estera Development

Giraffe360

Rimi Latvia SIA

Summus Capital OÜ

Industries

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IPR disputes

copyright

counterfeit

designs

domains

involving patents

trademarks