We are glad to announce that since 1st February intellectual property law expert Ruta Olmane has joined Borenius team. Ruta will join intellectual property as well as dispute resolution & litigation practice groups. She specializes in litigation and enforcement of IP rights, foreign and domestic client’s customs seizures, licensing and domain names.
Ruta is a qualified Latvian Trademark Attorney since 2003 and European Trademark Attorney since 2004. She lectures at various domestic and international conferences, seminars and other high profile IP events.
Ruta is an active member in domestic and international associations. She is a Board member of AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, Zurich, Switzerland) Latvian National Group; a Council member of ECTA (European Community Trade Mark Association, Brussels, Belgium), Secretary of the Professional Affairs Committee of ECTA, former member of the Design Committee of ECTA (2007-2010), a Board member and secretary of the Latvian Association of Patent Attorneys; a member of the Expert group of the Intellectual Property Council of Latvia.
Ruta has been practising in IP field since 1998. Before joining Borenius Ruta worked at the largest Latvian Patent agency – TRIA ROBIT.
Ruta is confident about joining Borenius team: “Good reputation is one of the most important assets of a lawyer. I am honoured to join Borenius office that has impeccable reputation in Latvia as well as internationally and stands out with its European approach to legal services and professional ethics. We don`t have many natural resources here in Latvia, keeping that in mind, I believe that intellectual property is an asset that should be more and more important in growth process of a company. I have developed my knowledge of IP regulation in Latvia as well as internationally for more than 10 years and I believe that office clients will benefit from my experience.”
Attorneys at Law Borenius is a full service law firm established in 2003 by merging the law offices of Laine Skopina and Lauris Liepa. Today we have five partners – Lauris Liepa, Laine Skopina, Indrikis Liepa, Gatis Flinters and Ieva Azanda. Borenius is among the leading law offices in Latvia and has received high rankings from Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, IFLR100 and PLC Which Lawyer.
In 2000 Lauris Liepa law office established an association with Finnish law office Borenius. As a result of this cooperation an international network of business law firms has emerged: Borenius Group. As for today the Group is represented in Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Finland. It employs over 200 lawyers providing professional legal services. Our clients can rely on tailor made, practical advice. We use our legal expertise to find pragmatic and business-effective solutions to our clients’ issues. Our approach to business law tends to find new business opportunities – in addition to solving problems.