Partner Aušra Pakėnienė has more than 20 years of experience in the field of trademark, design and patent protection. Aušra Pakėnienė is responsible for advising clients on possibilities IP protections possibilities and strategy, responding to inquiries of patent offices and well as to refusals from registration, drafting oppositions, motivated arguments and replies to the oppositions. She also represents clients in disputes regarding trademark registrations and trademark infringements before Lithuanian State Patent Office, European Union Intellectual Property Office, Lithuanian courts as well as General court and Court of Justice of European Union.
• Advised and represented an international company – manufacturer of pharmaceuticals – before ECJ regarding a preliminary ruling on the issue of a supplementary protection certificate;
• Advises clients, drafts applications for SITA (Science, Innovation and Technologies Agency) regarding support for design and patent registrations.
Since 1994 – AAA Law
Since 2004 – European patent attorney
Since 2002 – Lithuanian patent attorney
2007 – Mykolas Romeris University, Faculty of Law, Master of Laws
1988 – Vilnius University, Master’s Degree in Information Technology
Lithuanian, English, Russian
Member of the Council of the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA)
Member of the Lithuania’s Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
Member of the Lithuanian Patent attorney Association
Member of the European Patent Institute (EPI)
Member of the European Patent Institute EPPC (European Patent Practice Committee) and CII (Computer Implemented Inventions Committee)
Prepares reviews for the magazine World Trademark Review Daily.
Publication “Impact of the Regulation in Lithuania: Pros and Cons.”
Participates in training for the European Patent attorney Qualification Exam (EQE).
Gives lectures and conducts training on the topics “European Brands and Design Network Projects – Attitude of Consumers “, “Creative Freedom of Design. Legal and Practical Aspects”, “Trademark Registration Characteristics”.