Oleksandr Kuriachyi

  • Associate
  • Attorney at Law *

Oleksandr advises clients on various intellectual property matters in Ukraine and other countries in the region. He represents clients before local customs authorities, the antimonopoly committee and the Ukrainian Intellectual Property Office. Oleksandr mostly handles trademark, patent, design and copyright litigation and advises clients on compliance with data protection laws. He recently represented a multinational technology company in trademark enforcement matters, while he also successfully settled a trademark dispute involving a leading British online sports betting company.

Before joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2021, Oleksandr spent 11 years working as legal counsel handling IP and corporate legal matters for two other law firms and for a real estate and trade company in Ukraine. During this time, Oleksandr also worked as a bailiff and liquidator.

* Contractor

Practice Areas


  • Attorney at Law, Ukrainian National Bar Association, 2017


Native Ukrainian and Russian, proficient English


  • Kharkiv University of Economics and Law, Kharkiv, Ukraine, Specialist Degree in Jurisprudence, 2008
  • Kharkiv University of Economics and Law, Kharkiv, Ukraine, BA in Jurisprudence, 2007


  • Diploma (Distinction) in English Law and Legal Skills awarded by the British Law Centre and Juris Anglia Scientia, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2021-2022
  • CopyrightX course organized online by Harvard Law School and Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, February-June 2022
  • IP Panorama course within the framework of the Advanced International Certificate Course (AICC), organized online by WIPO, KIPO, KAIST and KIPA, March-May 2022
  • WIPO – Ukraine Summer School on Intellectual Property organized online by WIPO, Ministry of Economy of Ukraine and Ukrpatent, July 2021
  • WIPO Academy Courses, DL-101 General Course on Intellectual Property, 2020