Redcliffe Partners welcomes new head of intellectual property practice

Redcliffe Partners is excited to welcome Counsel Maria Koval who has just joined us as our new Head of the Intellectual Property practice. Having over 15 years' experience specialising in intellectual property issues and IP litigations, Maria will considerably boost our capabilities and offerings in this sector.

Before joining Redcliffe, Maria worked with the intellectual property teams of leading Ukrainian law firms, focusing on a variety of IP issues including IP rights infringements, strategies on IP rights protection and licence and franchise agreements, as well as regularly handling litigation and disputes. Maria is a Domain Name Arbitrator of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center, and a member of both the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group and the Copyright Committee of the International Trademark Association.

Maria comments on her new role in Redcliffe: “I believe that by joining this experienced and ambitious team I have a range of excellent opportunities ahead. Together we will develop and reinforce our offerings in the market, and I am sure that very soon we will achieve great results.” Redcliffe’s Managing Partner Olexiy Soshenko added: “We are delighted to welcome Maria aboard. Adding Maria will boost not only our IP practice but also dispute resolution in IP matters, which is becoming much more in demand.”