Name
Kalīne Ozola

Associate

Languages

English, Latvian

Location

Latvia

Primary practices:

IPR, GDPR & Data Protection, Corporate

Secondary practices:

M&A, Startups

Contacts

+371 27 542 967

kaline.ozola@vilgerts.com

Contacts

+371 27 542 967

kaline.ozola@vilgerts.com

Primary practices:

IPR, GDPR & Data Protection, Corporate

Secondary practices:

M&A, Startups

Profile

Kalīne Ozola, Mag.iur. provides legal expertise and assistance to VILGERTS clients in high profile cases concerning Corporate Law, Data Privacy and IPR.

Kalīne manages projects and cases of the firm’s corporate team, assisting foreign and local companies with establishment of new entities, corporate changes, reorganization and company liquidation. She assists M&A team with conducting legal due diligence of the sell-side and analyzing corporate risks in target companies.

As part of the VILGERTS external data protection officer team, Kalīne assists clients with personal data privacy related to HR, identifying data privacy risks and preparing action plans for client’s compliance with the local and EU regulations. She assists clients with preparation of GDPR compliance documentation, data incident reports, replies to subject access requests and personal data protection agreements.

In the intellectual property team she helps clients in trademark registration cases as well as trademark disputes on nation level and before the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

Career

2016 / Associate, VILGERTS
2015 – 2016 / Judge Assistant, Administrative District Court Riga Court house
2014 / Legal Assistant / Law firm of individually practicing attorney at law
2013 / Legal department / Intern, BALTA Insurance AAS
2012 / Project Assistant / Intern, Latvijas Krājbanka AS

Education

2016 / University of Latvia, Mag.iur.
2014 / University of Tartu, Visiting student

Experience

Representing Stockmann in a trademark dispute with ELKOR regarding registration of a trademark which conflicts with the well-known trademark CRAZY DAYS owned by Stockmann. The Board of Appeal and the first instance court ruled to invalidate the conflicting registration. The case is subject to appeal.

VILGERTS represents SIA Rīgas Piena Kombināts in a trademark dispute regarding the client’s registration of a colour per se trademark, which has been challenged by several competitors. The Board of Appels ruled that the client’s trademark registration shall remain valid with respect to curd snacks. The ruling has been challenged at the court.

VILGERTS represented the client IMMO LUXURY in a copyright infringement case regarding unauthorized use of photos. The court ruled to prohibit the defendant to use the photos in question and awarded damages.

VILGERTS together with Datakom, a leading IT services provider, conducted a full due diligence of a Latvian pharmaceutical champion. The GDPR compliance package involves a due diligence, where lawyers and IT experts sit side by side in interviews and the analysis phase and automatically catalogue the client’s personal data. The company has spread throughout the EU and CIS; therefore our task was to offer solutions to managing data export and imports that would fit its culture

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