Yuriy Karlash

  • Attorney at Law
  • Patent, Trademark and Design Agent *

Yuriy advises clients on intellectual property matters in Ukraine and the former USSR region. He represents clients before the courts, law enforcement bodies, customs authorities and the antimonopoly committee in Ukraine. Yuriy handles trademark prosecution and unfair competition matters, license and IP rights assignments, and develops enforcement strategies and settlement agreements. He is also well versed in domain name transfers and other Internet-related intellectual property issues, including online infringement and defamation on social networks.

Before joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2011, Yuriy worked as an in-house intellectual property counsel at the Ukrainian vodka manufacturer Nemiroff, based in Kyiv, for two and a half years. Prior to Nemiroff, Yuriy’s practice focused on corporate law.

* Contractor

Practice Areas

  • Trademark Litigation
    • 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
  • Copyright
    • 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
  • IP for Startups (IP2START)
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Advertising Law
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Franchise Law
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Estonia
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Moldova
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Belarus
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan

Qualifications

  • Attorney at Law, Ukrainian National Bar Association, 2018
  • Patent, Trademark and Design Agent, Ukraine, 2016

Languages

Native Ukrainian and Russian, fluent English, basic Polish

Education

  • Intellectual Property Institute of the National University of the “Odessa Academy of Law”, Kiev, Ukraine, Master of Intellectual Property, 2014
  • Institute of European Law at the National Law Academy in Odessa, Ukraine, LLM, 2005

Presentations

  • "Abkhazia and South Ossetia: What IP Owners Need to Know", PETOŠEVIĆ Webinar on Special-Status Territories: Kosovo, Transnistria, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, BrightTALK, December 5, 2012

Publications

  • “Ukraine Drafts Amendments to Patent, Utility Model, Design and Trademark Legislation”. SMD Country Index. SMD Group. (November, 2018)

  • “Ukraine establishes IP court”. World Trademark Review. Globe Business Media Group. (December 6, 2017)

  • “EU-Ukraine Association Agreement: an Update”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (March 2, 2015)

  • “IP Protection in Ukraine and Russia in Light of Crimean Conflict”. World Trademark Review Daily. Globe Business Media Group. (September 1, 2014)

  • “Ukraine case summary”. The Trademark Reporter Vol. 102 No.2. International Trademark Association. (March-April, 2012)

  • Contributor for Uzbekistan to the “Trademark Licensing Guide” Country Index. S.M.D. Markeur. (November, 2011)

Committees

  • International Trademark Association Committee Member, Contributory and Secondary Liability Subcommittee of the Emerging Issues Committee, 2016 - 2017 Term
  • International Trademark Association Committee Member, Development of Rights Subcommittee of the Emerging Issues Committee, 2014 - 2015 Term
  • International Trademark Association Committee Member, The Issues of Proof Subcommittee of the Enforcement Committee, 2012 – 2013 Term

Membership

  • INTA