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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Nowadays success is mostly defined by intangible assets. Innovation is the name of the game. Our advice is designed to maximize our clients’ IP assets, at every stage from a concept to commercialization and enforcement. Whether an IT start-up, commercial bank or pharmaceutical company, we provide support to prevent, minimize, or eliminate risks and financial loses, related to their IP.

We assist in intellectual property protection for international IT companies entering Ukrainian market, as well as IP protection for Ukrainian IT companies operating in foreign jurisdictions; IT Due Diligence and compliance; data protection and privacy and digital payments.

We:
  • Protection objects of copyright (pieces of work);
  • Protection objects having joint rights: sound recordings, video recordings, shows (programmes) of broadcasting organisations;
  • Protection scientific discoveries, inventions, innovation patents and industrial designs;
  • Protection commercial (proprietary) names, trademarks (for goods and services);
  • Protection trade secrets;
  • Provide legal support for registration of intellectual property rights;
  • Provide legal support for development and registration of agreements, which establish the property and non-property rights to intellectual property;
  • Provide legal support for registration of license agreements on granting users the rights (exclusive or non-exclusive) for the use of intellectual property.
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Igor Lynnyk

Senior partner

Head of “Gryphon Legal” Law firm

Dmytro Melash

Compliance officer

The markets in which we operate

Banking and finance

Stock market

IT-industry

Agriculture

Construction and real estate

By combining a single talented team with high ethical principles, our mission - to find the best solutions in the field of law, tax, finance, investment, and help integrate them into business processes

  • 15 years of professional experience specialising in banking and the finance market
  • Top 5 in Banking and Finance Law
  • Top 5 in IT
  • TOP 5 in corporate regulatory compliance
  • #1 Boutique Tax Consulting Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine

Services we offer

Financial Institutions (lending|money transfer|currency exchange|payment systems|asset management company)

The Gryphon Legal team offers its services to support the founding and licensing of financial institutions that deal with lending, money transfer, currency exchange, and legal support in obtaining permits necessary for the operation of corporate investment funds, payment systems and electronic money systems.

Telecommunications, IT

Ukraine is known as one of the technological hubs. We are proud to serve our clients from telecommunications, media, entertainment and IT sector. Whatever is your niche in the sector, we have experience and cross-border experience to support our clients’ needs.  

Banking & Finance

As Ukraine continues its structural reforms its financial sector and capital markets are restoring. Our team is here to advise you on any transactions—from cross-border acquisitions and mergers to joint ventures and spinoffs, and distressed acquisitions. We serve as counsels to the Ukrainian and international financial holdings, groups, corporations, banks, and other financial institutions.

Corporate and Commercial

Our lawyers provide legal advice on all aspects of corporate and commercial law. This includes the creation of businesses and the purchase of existing businesses, while always taking into account the interests and goals of clients.

Support Of Agreements

Gryphon Legal provides professional legal assistance in the negotiation and implementation of various types of transactions and agreements, as well as, determining all possible risks and legal consequences associated with their conclusion.

Competition

We complete the tasks associated with the creation and operation of large enterprises, their associations, industrial and financial groups, agro-holdings, large retail chains, and others, whose business transactions, under certain circumstances, may be considered as limiting competition on the market and require coordination with the AMC of Ukraine.

Employment

Gryphon Legal has many years of experience of successful legal support of company human resources policies, as well as resolution of disputes arising between employees and employers, thereby increasing business efficiency.

Real Estate and Construction Legal Assistance

Our experts in real estate provide comprehensive legal and tax support of real estate transactions, as well as protecting the rights and interests of owners and legitimate users of real estate, both foreign and domestic.

Business Liquidation

We provide legal support for dissolution (liquidation) of enterprises, including financial institutions, financial and industrial groups, agricultural holdings, agricultural companies, large retail chains, business associations, corporations, concerns, etc., always taking into account the legal and tax risks, creditors’ claims, and the rights and interests of their participants (members, shareholders) and successors.