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LAWIN Partnership Grows in Lithuania


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The Lithuanian office of LAWIN has announced that Professor Vytautas Mizaras, the Head of the Private Law Department of the Faculty of Law at Vilnius University, will be joining the firm as Partner.

Mizaras will head LAWIN's sub-group for intellectual property, media and privacy. Mizaras explained that his main areas of practice at the firm "will be intellectual property and innovations, advertising and product marketing, media, entertainment law, protection against unfair competition, and protection of individual privacy. As my most immediate goals and challenges, I would name the ensuring the firm’s competitiveness in the aforementioned spheres in other countries and litigation dealing not only with issues that are important for individual clients, but also with conceptual issues having particular legal and social significance."

The firm also announced that Egidijus Baranauskas, who has been the Head of the firm's Commercial Disputes Team since joining the firm in 2012, will become a Partner. Before that, Baranauskas was a judge in the Civil Division of the Supreme Court of Lithuania, and before that a named partner at Baranauskas, Sinkevicius and Partners, for more than 10 years. He lectures at the Faculty of Law of Mykolas Romeris University and makes regular presentations at various conferences on transactions, contract law, law on security of obligations, disputes, arbitration, and other topics.


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