Volodymyr Smelik

Senior Associate

Volodymyr Smelik specializes in providing legal support in various fields of IP law (copyright, trademarks and patents), including advising, prosecution and litigation. He also focuses on advising, administrative enforcement and litigation in the fields of protection against unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting issues. Volodymyr has substantial experience representing clients interests in IP-driven transactions as well as advising on copyright, commercial/transactional, and advertising issues in the TV broadcasting industry.


  • Named a “next generation lawyer” lawyer in IP by The Legal 500, 2017


  • PhD in Legal Sciences from National University of Internal Affairs
  • LL.M. from National University of Internal Affairs
  • JFDP Fellow, Sam Houston State University (Huntsville, TX, USA)

Professional membership and involvement

  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • European Business Association
  • Ukrainian Bar Association
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