Kateryna Ishchenko
Counsel

Education

National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman. Master of Law, graduated in 2009

Kyiv Institute of Intellectual Property of the National University “Odessa Academy of Law”. Master`s degree in intellectual property, graduated in 2011.

Experience

Kateryna has been providing legal services for more than 11 years. She made her first steps in the law field as an intern in the Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine. With experience in representing companies before the courts and state authorities, Kateryna provides her clients with practical consultations on minimizing business risks in Ukraine. Kateryna`s documents are a standart for younger colleagues and an example of a high-quality and understandable legal advice for clients.

The lawyer accompanies projects in the innovative and creative industries, offering a solution to legalization of non-standard situations.

Supply of pigs or transfer of rights on modern software, optimization of personnel in a pharmaceutical company or establishment of a foreign air carrier representative office – all questions get a practical answer due to the skillful use of legal instruments.

Kateryna’s inspiration involves design, advertisement and communication which she successfully helps to create in the legal framework whith a pinch of creativity. The lawyer believes that it is highly essential to form legal awareness in the field of creation and use of works of science and art. Providing legal minimum in the relationship betwen creators and clients will give them competitive advantages and confidence in agreements.

Kateryna`s clients include international airlines and global pharmaceutical companies as well as Ukrainian enterprises and businessmen, who work in the areas of medicine, IT, industry.

Kateryna has prepared a considerable number of publications and comments for mass media related to legal regulation of pharmaceutics, commercial and labor relations, copyright law and other issues.

Practices and industries

Intellectual property law, IT and media, advertising and competition protection, aviation, pharmaceutics, labor and corporate law.

Languages

Ukrainian (Native proficiency), Russian (Bilingual proficiency), English (Professional working proficiency)

Recognition and Recommendations

In the 2020 the international edition The Legal 500 took into account Kateryna’s work and customers’ feedback in two practices – Intellectual property as well as  commercial, corporate law and M&A. The edition recommended her as a key practitioner in the field of Intellectual property whith extensive experience in IT, aviation, pharmaceutics. Lawyer’s projects on registration and liquidation of foreign companies’ representative offices and business structuring have also been mentioned.

The research “Ukrainian law firms 2020. A handbook for foreign clients”, evaluating transport, pharmacy and healthcare as well as intellectual property practices, recognized Kateryna Ishchenko`s work in these areas.