Viktoriia Smyrnova

  • Trademark and Patent Paralegal

Viktoriia handles trademark and industrial design prosecution in Ukraine and other former USSR countries.

Prior to joining PETOŠEVIĆ, Viktoriia worked for Save the Children International and the United Nations’ World Food Program. She also worked as a trademark administrator for a Ukrainian IP consultancy and an IP law firm in Kiev.

Practice Areas

  • Trademark Prosecution
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Trademark Litigation
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Design Prosecution
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Design Litigation
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Domain Names
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Internet and Social Media
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • IP Enforcement and Litigation
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Strategic Counseling
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan

Languages

Native Ukrainian and Russian, fluent English, proficient French, basic German and Polish

Education

  • Ukrainian Bar Academy, Kiev, Ukraine, LLB, pending
  • Kiev Institute of Intellectual Property, MA in Intellectual Property, Kiev, Ukraine, 2016
  • Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kiev, Ukraine, Postgraduate Studies in International Relations, 2013
  • Zaporizhzhia National University, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, MA in Linguistics, 2011
  • Zaporizhzhia National University, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, BA in Linguistics, 2010

Seminars/Courses

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Summer School, Mediation Theory and Skills, Central European University in cooperation with Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and The Dispute Resolution Institute at Hamline University School of Law, Budapest, Hungary, 2016
  • BSKB’s U.S. Trademark Practice Seminar, Washington DC, USA, April 2016
  • WIPO Academy, DL-101 General Course on Intellectual Property, 2015

Publications

  • “Off The Special 301 Watch List? New Ukrainian Collective Management System In The Making”. IAG — International IP Legal Updates. Volume 3, Issue 2. American Bar Association. (January, 2019)

  • “New trademark law enters into force in Belarus”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (September 7, 2016)

  • “Significant amendments to trademark law introduced in Kazakhstan”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (September 1, 2015)

Committees

  • International Trademark Association Committee Member, Public Information Committee, 2018 - 2019 Term

Membership

  • INTA