Assisted BPM Capital in financing of acquisition of AS Smiltenes piens (a well-known local dairy brand). VILGERTS team was involved in due diligence as well as assisted with drafting, negotiations and other transaction related practicalities.
Providing advice to Red Bull GmbH on different aspects of trademark protection in Latvia, including legal opinion, representation in contentious matters, settlement negotiations and other.
Representing a Russian confectionery giant Krasnyj Octyabr in a high profile litigation concerning the enforcement of its trade mark rights against Laima, a famous Latvian chocolate company.
Acting on behalf of Rīgas piena kombināts AS (Food Union) in court due to Nemeco’s opposition to trademark registration.
Revising agreements between RIMI LATVIA SIA, the subsidiary of the international retail chain ICA AB, and approximately 600 of its suppliers to meet specific requirements of the Latvian Competition Law for retailers.
Acting on behalf of LPTA (Latvian Food Retailers’ Association) lobbying for changes in the amendments to the Latvian Competition Law at the Parliament and before the European Commission.
In the interests of the client we participated in the process of drafting of the amendments to the Competition Law at the Ministry of Economics and the Parliament of Latvia (Saeima).
Representing one of the largest tobacco companies in the world, in a complex criminal case concerning trademark infringement and cigarette counterfeiting.
Assisting Philip Morris International Management SA in a number of criminal cases concerning cigarette counterfeiting, including collection of samples, initiation of the proceedings and bringing claims for damages.