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METIDA Law Firm of Reda Zaboliene is reinforced its management team
We are happy to inform you that METIDA Law Firm of Reda Zaboliene reinforced its management team: longtime METIDA attorneys-at-law Vilius Martisius and Erikas Saukalas have been nominated partners. Consequently, the law firm changes its name and status. As of 1 April 2016 METIDA Law Firm of Reda Zaboliene became Professional Law Partnership METIDA Law Firm Zaboliene and Partners. The changes will further strengthen and expand our portfolio of legal services for business as well as our intellectual property practice team led by our Associated Partners Jacekas Antulis and Violeta Sutkiene who have extensive experience in the protection of trademarks and inventions.
Vilius Martisius has 19 years of experience in business law, implementing different business acquisition and disposal projects, advising clients on real estate, securities and other property transactions, representing the interests of shareholders and representing the interests of clients in civil, labour, tax and family law matters. Martisius has been practising law since 2003. In 2009 he acquired the right to provide bankruptcy administration services and in 2012 he was entered onto the list of arbitrators recommended by the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration.
Erikas Saukalas has 16 years of experience in law. He specialises in intellectual property law, contract law, company law, competition law, IT and media law. Saukalas is the Head of the International Relations Division at METIDA. He did a traineeship with the European Commission and represented the interests of Lithuania in the European Union and international organisations. Saukalas is a member of the Lithuanian Bar Association since 2010 and a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) since 2012. In 2015 he was entered onto the list of Court Mediators.
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METIDA has been awarded a first class ranking by the legal guide Chambers Europe
The European legal guide Chambers Europe has evaluated the Professional Law Partnership METIDA Zaboliene and Partners in the ranking tables of 2016 as one of the leading law firms in the area of intellectual property.
The compilers of the legal guide that gave METIDA a first class ranking in the area of intellectual property have emphasised that what the team of METIDA is known for is specialised boutique with an extensive IP offering, covering patents, trade marks, designs, domain names and copyrights. Equally strong in registration and litigation, providing tailored advice to clients from a number of industries, such as electrical and mechanical engineering, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, IT and telecoms.
Chambers Europe has noted that the managing partner of METIDA Reda Zaboliene is a notable practitioner. Managing partner Reda Zaboliene is praised by market commentators as “a true and renowned specialist” and “a very good business-person.” She remains Lithuania’s leading expert in trade mark, design and patent litigation, operating at domestic and European levels.
Chambers Europe assesses 9 legal areas specifying the best law firms in Lithuania on an annual basis. The legal guide has been awarding the highest ranking to METIDA already since 2007. Chambers and Partners has published the guide Chambers Europe already for more than 10 years and the ranking of law firms given by the guide is considered as one of the most robust and authoritative ranking.
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METIDA Law Firm of Reda Zaboliene won the gold award of World’s Trademark Professionals 2016
World’s Trademark Professional 2016 (WTR) magazine has evaluated the Professional Law Partnership METIDA Zaboliene and Partners in the ranking tables of 2016 as one of the leading law firms in the area of intellectual property.
METIDA is among the best rankings in Managing Intellectual Property. Reda Zaboliene and Ruta Olmane were included in the list of world’s leading women in intellectual property TOP 250
In 2016, one of the most prominent and leading international intellectual property magazines Managing Intellectual Property rated the professional law partnership Zaboliene and Partners METIDA and gave the highest awards to professional law partnership. In Lithuania, METIDA has been recognised as one of the leading firms in all four areas, i.e. patent litigation, patenting, registration of trademarks, disputes concerning trademarks and copyright. The professional law partnership Zaboliene and Partners METIDA has also been appraised in the category of disputes over trademarks in Lithuania.
This prestigious magazine has recognised METIDA as one of the best companies working in areas of trademarks, patents and copyrights on an annual basis more than ten years, i.e. since 1999.
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METIDA in cooperation with the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) organised a conference
The professional law partnership Zaboliene and Partners METIDA in cooperation with the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) organised the conference “Business Ideas: How to Take Advantage of Patents and Trademarks” on the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Day during which business opportunities were considered. Presentations were delivered by the representatives of the MITA, METIDA and invitees, i.e. managers of the companies who shared their practical advices and best practice.