Intellectual property is a balance. The balance between private and public, individual and social. And yet the balance is the basic condition and fundamental element of life, progress and success!

- Anastasia Mindrul

Professional’s profile
Ukraine

Stand Business Center, 14 Vasylkivska St., Kyiv 03040 Ukraine

P: +380 (44) 495-4500 E: mamunya@mamunya-ip.com
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Anastasia Mindrul

Patent and Trademark Attorney

Anastasia is a registered Patent and Trademark Attorney of Ukraine working in IP since 2004.

She primarily focuses on legal strategies for protecting and enforcing IP rights, patent and trademark prosecution, pre-trial counselling, copyright enforcement, geographical indications, trade names, industrial designs, and representing clients before the Chamber of Appeals of the UA PTO.

Anastasia provides a diverse range of services at every stage of the IP life cycle, from pre-filing consulting (preparatory work) to post-grant oppositions, further assignment, and licensing.

Anastasia is the author of many academic articles regarding IP and is the co-author of several monographs on the protection and enforcement of IP rights. Moreover, she participated in a number of working groups to develop, improve, and enforce intellectual property legislation in Ukraine.

Her recent matters:

  • Advising one of the world fastest-growing direct selling companies on possible strategies against its key trademark infringement by the third party who attempted to register a similar mark in Ukraine for the goods related to non-medicated cosmetics and pharmaceutical preparations. The case included collection of evidence, preparing and filing an opposition against the conflicting mark.

  • Advising a global health information technology and clinical research on available strategies for protecting against unfair competition, the case included collecting evidence, preparing and filing an opposition against the conflicting mark.

  • Supporting a well-known US multi-level marketing (MLM) company that sells health, beauty, and homecare products in the complicated trademark prosecution matter. The project included not only drafting a reply to the Provisional refusal but negotiating with the owner of the opposing mark the terms and conditions of a possible co-existence agreement, drafting and filing the latter with the UA PTO.

  • Assisting in the assignment of several patent applications and registrations to the global digital agricultural company, advising on the peculiarities of the applicable Ukrainian law.

Education

  • State Institute of Intellectual Property, 2005

  • Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (KNEU), Law, 2003

Anastasia is perhaps one of the best trademark attorneys in Ukraine. She has a deep understanding of the peculiarities of Ukrainian trademark prosecution and of EU trademark and design law.

World Trademark Review 1000, 2022

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