ECOVIS ProventusLaw provides advice on issues of prohibited agreements, concentration, unfair competition and unfair use of trademarks infringing intellectual property rights. Our law firm also offers remarkable experience in investigations carried out by the Competition Council and in settlement of competition law disputes in various public authorities and in court. In order to increase awareness, our experts provide trainings to employees and draw up internal procedures as a preventive measure for companies operating in sectors characterised by severe competition.
In the light of globalisation of modern business and the investigations of competition law infringements which are now often conducted on a multi-jurisdictional level, the ability by the international ECOVIS network to provide efficient and coordinated representation of clients in all countries involved in competition investigation becomes even more significant.
The experience by ECOVIS ProventusLaw include:
Counterfeit and unfair use of trademarks The lawyers of ECOVIS ProventusLaw advise on issues of infringements of intellectual property rights, unauthorised use of trademarks and/or service marks and on other unfair competition issues. Our lawyers are also available to act for clients in customs offices in cases of suspension of goods imported in violation of intellectual property rights or unlawfully bearing certain trademarks and thus classified as counterfeit goods.
Unfair competition ECOVIS ProventusLaw provides advice in collective and individual labour disputes concerning the termination of labour contracts, recovery of pay and compensations, unfair competition, disclosure of commercial secrets and in other labour-related cases in labour disputes commissions and in court. Our lawyers also advise on transfer of employees and in cases of collective dismissal.
Unfair competition We provide comprehensive legal assistance to employers affected by unfair competition acts of their current or former employees in cases of use of information obtained from the employer to his detriment and disclosure of trade secrets to competitors thus inflicting damage. Our work includes negotiation and litigation as well as preventive measures aimed at avoiding such acts.
Investigations conducted by the Competition Council and litigation The lawyers of ECOVIS ProventusLaw represent clients in investigations conducted by the Competition Council, assess possible competition law infringements committed by clients and provide recommendations regarding actions to be taken in the course of investigation. Our lawyers file appeals with courts against decisions made and fines imposed by the Competition Council and they also represent clients in administrative courts.
Inga Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė Partner, Attorney at Law Phone: +370 5 212 40 84