Intellectual Property – a Step Towards the Triumph of Craft Beer!

20 August 2018

This slogan will be the theme of the 6-th meeting of the team of professionals of Pakharenko and Partners with the participants of the VI International Forum of Brewers and Restaurateurs to be held on October 10-11 in Kharkiv. By good tradition, Pakharenko & Partners will be the general legal partner of the event.

Elaborating upon the theme of five previous round tables the representatives of the firm will share with the brewers the secrets of doing business taking advantages provided by intellectual property rights.

This time the topics to be highlighted by the speakers will include:

  • Original design of a craft brewery as a guarantee of its competitive strength. Speaker: Ganna Prokhorova, an IP-lawyer, Head of Legal Department;
  • Imitation as a first step to possible infringement of intellectual property rights of successful competitors. Speaker: Evgeniy Kompanets, deputy Head of Legal Department;
  • 10 basic recommendations on effective and legitimate (in terms of IP law) ways of promoting a beer brand in social media. Speaker: Larysa Sevostianova.

The discussion will be moderated by its regular moderator, Veronika Berezanska, Public Projects Coordinator of Pakharenko and Partners and the Ukraine Alliance Against Counterfeiting and Piracy (UAACP), Head of the Commission of Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition of ICC Ukraine.

Pakharenko and Partners will ensure interesting and informative discussion and invites everyone to the event.

For more details on the International Forum of Brewers and Restaurateurs please visit the website of the «Technologies and Innovations» magazine and Facebook page of the event at