Ingrīda Kariņa-Bērziņa

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Practice Areas

Patents, Trademarks & Industrial Designs, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Data Protection, IT & Communications, Copyright, Trans-Border Litigation Support, American Legal System.


Ingrīda Kariņa-Bērziņa is Partner at COBALT Latvia office and heads IP & IT practice group. She has deep and broad expertise in intellectual property and related areas. She teaches at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, at the Riga Graduate School of Law, and is a member of expert groups on intellectual property. She counsels a Latvian, Baltic and global clientele on trademarks, design rights, copyright, patents, telecoms, US contracts, and IP strategy, pharmaceutical and life sciences and represents clients in dispute resolution.

Professional Memberships

Executive Board Member, Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia;

Board Member and President, American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia;

Latvian Bar Association;

Pennsylvania Bar; New Jersey Bar;

Qualified to practice before EUIPO and the USPTO;

Latvian Patent Attorney (trademarks and industrial designs);

Latvian Association of Patent Attorneys ;

World Intellectual Property Organization,

Domain Name Panellist;

International Trademark Association, Enforcement Committee


Latvia chapter in "Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the EU Member States". Intersentia Cambridge;

Latvia chapter in "Compulsory licensing in Europe". European Patent Academy;

Latvia chapter in "IP Enforcement in Europe". European Patent Academy.