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Our team 2018-04-05T13:10:17+00:00

Our team

Irina Semchenko

Head of Intellectual Property, Founder

Irina received her Master’s degree with honors in the Intellectual Property Law from the Kharkiv State Polytechnic University and gained more than 10 years of extensive experience and comprehensive knowledge and understanding  of the IP prosecution nationally, regionally and worldwide at one of the biggest IP law firms of the Eurasian region.

As an outstanding and trusted professional, she has become an Outside Counsel for a Global Chemical and Technology Company, as well as the constant point of contact for IP related advice for hundreds of national and international clients.

In her daily work Irina follows thoughtful and friendly approach and provides patent, trademark and design filing and prosecution assistance advising clients nationally, regionally and globally.

Irina speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian. She is an active participant of various international IP conferences including the INTA, APAA, AIPPI and other meetings.

Anton Soklakov

Patent and Trademark Attorney, Attorney at Law

Anton received his Master’s degree in the Intellectual Property from Kharkiv State Polytechnic University and his second Master’s degree in Jurisprudence from Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University.

His professional experience in the IP field started while working as an in-house intellectual property specialist at the IP Department of the huge Ukrainian Aviation Manufacturing Enterprise. He further developed his legal knowledge and skills working at a general law firm, where he also handled all IP related work.

Apart from advising the clients on national and international patent registration, he is responsible for handling registration and protection of trademarks and designs in Ukraine and other Eurasian territories. Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian.

Daria Mikhno

Trademark Agent, Attorney at Law

Daria received her Master`s degree with honors in the Jurisprudence from Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, gained a broad legal experience during internships in two international law companies, worked as an in-house contract law specialist in an international FMCG company.

She has a strong interest in IP related aspects of the legal profession and constantly improves her knowledge and skills in the IP Law, as well as in the trademark prosecution at the national, regional and international levels.

Daria is responsible for the IP legal consulting of the national and international clients, preparing, filing and prosecution of national and international trademark applications. She speaks English, Russian and Ukrainian.

Valeriia Liamzienko

Patent Agent, Translator

Valeriia received her Bachelor’s degree in English Translation Theory and Practice from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, and in Law Science from Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University. In March 2017 she successfully completed the internship at West-Finland College. In November 2017 she has become a Winner of the Contest of Works For Improving the Activity of the Ukrainian Prosecutor’s Office.

Her extensive experience in the legal translation enables her to provide accurate, quick and reliable translation of our client’s legal documents, to proofread the same from the grammatical and legal point of view, as well as to advise proper legal documents drafting.

Being also well-trained in the Intellectual Property Law Valeriia is also involved into the patent prosecution work mainly dealing with formality issues of the patent registration process. Speaks Russian, Ukrainian, English, German.

Arkadii Marchenko

Patent Translator

Arkadii received his Master’s degree with honors in “Department of Genetics and Cytology”, School of Biology from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University and gained more than 10 years of experience in translations from English into Russian and Ukrainian.

During his work at one of the biggest IP law firms of the Eurasian region, Arkadii successfully developed his skills and knowledge in the field of patent translation.

He also has practical experience in applied science: performing a variety of laboratory tests, technique development and biological experimentation for recombinant protein producing and biomolecular researches in one of the Scientific Research Centers and in a private commercial laboratory.

Arkadii is familiar with major CAT-systems and specializes on translations of patent applications, specifications, clients’ instructions and office actions, manuals, guidance, protocols, leaflets, articles, website localizations etc in the field of life-sciences. He speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian.

Liudmyla Kovalenko

Accounting Specialist 

Liudmyla has 15 years of experience in accounting and management handling accounting for the international contract research organization.

At IP Trend Eurasia her duties include accurate processing of accounting documentation, prompt carrying out and recording transactions with clients, partners and Patent Offices, maintenance of the staff accounting, ensuring an adequate internal control and efficiency of procedures and processes within the Accounting department and ensuring the accuracy of accounting and financial reporting. Speaks Russian, Ukrainian, English.