Redcliffe Partners boosts its intellectual property team with a senior appointment

Redcliffe Partners is pleased to announce that Daria Valyavska has joined the firm as a counsel and Head of its Intellectual Property practice. Having spent the past ten years specialising in intellectual property asset protection, Daria is one of the market's strongest trademark and patent attorneys; she enjoys an excellent reputation in the IP community in Ukraine.

Commenting on her appointment, Daria said: “I am very excited to be joining this dynamic firm with its excellent reputation as a trusted legal partner to a large number of national and global businesses. It is the right time for the firm to build its IP practice and to drive forward its plans to significantly grow the business legal services team. I look forward to sharing my knowledge with Redcliffe’s clients, and to protecting the intellectual property of businesses and private individuals who invest in their products and identity and who work hard to build a good reputation.”

Redcliffe’s Managing Partner Olexiy Soshenko added: “We are delighted to welcome Daria aboard. We have worked with her as an independent IP lawyer on a number of client assignments and have been extremely impressed by her expertise, skills and commitment. Redcliffe has built a first-rate reputation for corporate and finance work. Adding Daria will enable us to offer even greater resources to our growing client base and reinforce our business legal services capabilities.”

Daria previously worked with the IP practices of leading law firms in Ukraine. She has a LL.M degree with concentration in Intellectual Property and International Law from Boston College Law School (awarded Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship and Sulyk Scholarship for LL.M study), and a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law from Kyiv International University. Daria is qualified as a registered trademark and patent attorney in Ukraine. She holds training sessions for enterprises on a wide range of intellectual property and brand protection issues.