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Partner Brigita Tērauda

Brigita Tērauda

EN / LV / RU

Primary practices:

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Chambers & Partners | Intellectual Property

Next Generation Partner
Legal 500 | IP/IT & Telecoms

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Profile

Brigita Tērauda, LL.M. is a recognized attorney in Latvia with respect to intellectual property rights, as well as corporate law. She has extensive experience in providing legal advice on intellectual property related matters, including IP legal due diligence, development of IP protection strategies, commercialisation, licencing, co-existence, registration and transfers.

Brigita represents clients at the court in trademark infringement and invalidation cases, domain disputes, copyright infringement cases, as well as disputes involving patents and designs. She also acts before the Industrial Property Board of Appeal of Latvia and the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

As to her experience in corporate law, Brigita specialises in reorganisation procedures, including cross-border mergers, business transfers, resolution of shareholders’ disputes, as well as corporate governance and board liability issues. Brigita has acted for clients in many M&A transactions, representing either the seller or the buyer.

Chambers and Partners Europe 2018: "She's a well-known and experienced practitioner who has been active in IP for many years."

Chambers and Partners Europe 2024: "Brigita Tērauda offers outstanding communication, service, expertise and commercial awareness." "She remains a strong individual in the IP field."

Career

2019 / Partner, VILGERTS
2017 / Attorney, Head of IPR, VILGERTS
2010 – 2017 / Associated Partner, Attorney, FORT / Krodere & Judinska
2007 – 2010 / Attorney, Head of Corporate Advisory Team, SORAINEN
1998 – 2007 / Senior Associate, SORAINEN
1996 – 1998 / Assistant, Jenavs & Pūce
1994-1996 / Assistant to Deputy State Secretary, The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia

Education

2001 / Riga Graduate School of Law, LL.M.
1998 / University of Latvia, LL.B.

Membership

2017 / International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Latvian national group, Board Member
2009 / Member of the Advisory Council, Company Register
2007 / Latvian Bar Association

Publications

2013 / Rights and Obligations of Shareholders When Making Decision on Share Capital Reduction. Jurista Vards, Nr. 27/28 (778/779)
2013 / Interview, Asare A. You Should Protect the Idea by Yourself. Dienas Bizness
2012 / Suggestion to Register Trademarks May be Ambiguous. Dienas Bizness
2009 / Registered Trademark vs. Company Name. Dienas Bizness

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    Publications

    • Should a trademark owner formally react to a similar brand circulating in Latvia?

      March 19, 2024

      by Brigita Tērauda, Partner

      Traditionally, companies, for one reason or another, seek to avoid litigation as much as possible. This is totally understandable, litigation is time and resource consuming and for the most part, unpredictable. In this regard, to date, there has been no very active litigation practice before the Latv...

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    • Intellectual property: Design registration deadline is 12 months.

      June 10, 2018

      by Brigita Tērauda, Partner

      Designer wishing to obtain protection for his design shall be cautious when making disclosure of the created design to the public. The law gives the time limit of 12 months for the designer to decide if he wants to proceed with the registration of the design or not. And this is the same period, both ...

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