Ganna Prokhorova is an attorney-at-law, mediator, and arbitrator focused on Intellectual Property, and particularly on trademarks, copyright and designs, unfair competition, and art law.
Since 2005 she has been advising well-known domestic and international companies for protection of intangible assets through a combination of monitoring and filing strategies, negotiating and drafting IP assignments, licensing and franchising agreements, as well as judicial and out-of-court remedies against infringements and dilution.
Ganna has a profound experience in IP court cases and domain name disputes representing famous international brand owners. She is also regularly engaged in combating counterfeits and protecting plant varieties in Ukraine.
Ganna is a WIPO Domain Name Panelist under the UDRP and UA-DRP at WIPO (Geneva, Switzerland), and a URS Examiner at MFSD (Milan, Italy).
Ganna is an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) (Hague, the Netherlands).
In addition, she has for a long time been in the leadership of several international and domestic organizations and associations, such as the International Trademark Association (INTA) since 2015 (member of the Copyright Committee, the Chair of International & Legislative Subcommittee of the Copyright Committee, 2022-2023 and the Leader of “Works Made for Hire: Review of Legislation and Practice” Task Force covering 60+ countries, 2020-2023, member of the Bulletin Committee – Features, 2018-2019, member of the Anticounterfeiting Committee, 2016-2017), the European Community Trade Mark Association (ECTA) (member of the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee, 2019-2022), the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (member since 2016), the Ukrainian National Bar Association (UNBA) (member of the IP Committee Board since 2019), the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) (member since 2006).
Ganna is passionate about IP. Her emphatic, dynamic and flexible approach to handling matters, together with the ability to manage and foresee different issues in advance, and the solid network of relations with IP professionals worldwide, are the values appreciated by clients.
Sotheby’s Institute of Art, 2018
State Institute of Intellectual Property, IP Law, 2016
The Hague Academy of International Law, 2015
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, 2007
Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (KNEU), Commercial Law, 2006