Redcliffe Partners has announced that Daria Valyavska has joined the firm as Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property.
According to Redcliffe Partners, "Daria is one of the market's strongest trademark and patent attorneys; she enjoys an excellent reputation in the IP community in Ukraine.” She spent seven and a half years as a patent attorney at Sayenko Kharenko, after spending five years before that at Baker & McKenzie. She has an LL.M degree with concentration in Intellectual Property and International Law from Boston College Law School, and a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law from Kyiv International University.
Commenting on her appointment, Valyavska said: “I am very excited to be joining this dynamic firm with its excellent reputation as a trusted legal partner to a large number of national and global businesses. It is the right time for the firm to build its IP practice and to drive forward its plans to significantly grow the business legal services team. I look forward to sharing my knowledge with Redcliffe’s clients, and to protecting the intellectual property of businesses and private individuals who invest in their products and identity and who work hard to build a good reputation.”
Redcliffe’s Managing Partner Olexiy Soshenko added: “We are delighted to welcome Daria aboard. We have worked with her as an independent IP lawyer on a number of client assignments and have been extremely impressed by her expertise, skills and commitment. Redcliffe has built a first-rate reputation for corporate and finance work. Adding Daria will enable us to offer even greater resources to our growing client base and reinforce our business legal services capabilities.”