Mykyta Polatayko

Mykyta Polatayko, IT group coordinator at Sayenko Kharenko, has a long-term experience of advising clients in IT sector with a special focus on intellectual property including registration and transfer of software copyright and other related issues. Mykyta’s experience also includes advising clients on copyright and trademark protection on the Internet, use of free software, due diligence of startups as well as on business regulation on the Internet.

Mykyta regularly advises major product and outsourcing IT companies, including on effective structures of tax incentives for development of IT industry in Ukraine.

For already several years, Mykyta Polatayko has been actively participating in various public initiatives to consolidate professional IT community and develop IT industry in Ukraine. In particular, he is a member of the special working group of the Reanimation Package of Reforms on e-commerce and digital signature as well as on innovation business development; member of the Expert Council of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine; member of the working group on protection of copyright and related rights of Ministery of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, and a deputy chairman of the Committee on Telecom, IT & Internet Law of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA). Mykyta is also actively involved in the legislative drafting in IT sector.

Mykyta Polatayko is named among leading lawyers in technology law by Best Lawyers International 2018, notable practitioners in IT, telecommunications and media by Ukrainian Law Firms 2017 compilation by ″Yuridicheskaya Practica″ and top lawyers in IT and media by the results of the research Clients choice. Top - 100 best lawyers of Ukraine 2014/2015 by Yuridicheskaya Gazeta.

Education:

  • LL.M. from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko University

Tel.: +380 44 499 6000 Fax: +380 44 499 6250 MPolatayko@sk.ua

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Languages

Ukrainian
Russian
English

Rank: 
9.2.1

Mykyta Polatayko, IT group coordinator at Sayenko Kharenko, has a long-term experience of advising clients in IT sector with a special focus on intellectual property including registration and transfer of software copyright and other related issues. Mykyta’s experience also includes advising clients on copyright and trademark protection on the Internet, use of free software, due diligence of startups as well as on business regulation on the Internet.

Mykyta regularly advises major product and outsourcing IT companies, including on effective structures of tax incentives for development of IT industry in Ukraine.

For already several years, Mykyta Polatayko has been actively participating in various public initiatives to consolidate professional IT community and develop IT industry in Ukraine. In particular, he is a member of the special working group of the Reanimation Package of Reforms on e-commerce and digital signature as well as on innovation business development; member of the Expert Council of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine; member of the working group on protection of copyright and related rights of Ministery of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, and a deputy chairman of the Committee on Telecom, IT & Internet Law of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA). Mykyta is also actively involved in the legislative drafting in IT sector.

Mykyta Polatayko is named among leading lawyers in technology law by Best Lawyers International 2018, notable practitioners in IT, telecommunications and media by Ukrainian Law Firms 2017 compilation by ″Yuridicheskaya Practica″ and top lawyers in IT and media by the results of the research Clients choice. Top - 100 best lawyers of Ukraine 2014/2015 by Yuridicheskaya Gazeta.

Education:

  • LL.M. from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko University