Yaroslav Ognevyuk advises clients on all intellectual property issues with a special focus on building strategies of IP portfolios, IP litigation and brand protection. His areas of expertise cover suppression of unfair competition, trademark disputes, patent and utility model disputes, design disputes, copyright disputes, domain name disputes, plant variety disputes, etc.

Yaroslav is one of the most experienced experts in Ukraine in anti-counterfeit cases, customs' seizures, cancellations and recognition of well-known trademarks. Prior to joining Sayenko Kharenko, Yaroslav worked for a leading IP agency in Ukraine.


  • Gained gold in the individual ranking of the research “The world's leading trademark professionals” by WTR 1000
  • No 1 IP lawyer in Ukraine according to Ukrainian Law Firms 2018
  • Named among the best professionals practicing in the field of intellectual property by Managing IP Stars
  • Recommended lawyers in IPR by Best Lawyers International, The Legal 500, Chambers Europe Nearly 30 rewards and recognitions during last five years


  • Master of Laws, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • LL.M. from Kyiv Intellectual Property Institute of National University “Odesa Academy of Law” (with honours)
  • WIPO Worldwide Academy

Professional membership and involvement

  • International Trademark Association (INTA), member of the Anti-counterfeiting Committee
  • Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), member of the Board
  • Ukrainian Advocates Association
  • Kyiv Bar Association
  • Ukrainian Group of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • American Chambers of Commerce in Ukraine
  • European Business Association in Ukraine
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