Getnet Yawkal Mebratu

Getnet Yawkal Mebratu is our exclusively recommended Copyright Law expert in Ethiopia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Getnet Yawkal directly using the contact details above.

Getnet Yawkal is one of the top rated lawyers in Ethiopia.

As a Professional Lawyer, he has dealt with an array of very complicated cases often involving very high profile international and national clients, and these have paved the way for him to establish himself as a key contact to develop, prepare and review legal documents in accordance with clients’ commercial strategies.

Throughout his career, Mr. Getnet has consistently exemplified integrity while maintaining quality and professionalism to provide first-rate legal services in Ethiopia, and his record is one of great responsibility, dedication, and solid achievements.

Attorney Getnet Yawkal is a very personable, goal-focused and versatile person accustomed to a fast-paced environment where deadlines are a priority and handling multiple jobs simultaneously is a requirement.

Firm Overview:

Getnet Yawkal Law Office, a leading law office in Ethiopia, takes Integrity, accountability and timely delivery of its quality legal services as the core value of its establishment.

Our mission is to provide practical, strategically sound and result oriented first rate legal service in Ethiopia.

With extensive experience in intellectual property, employment, corporate and commercial laws of Ethiopia, Getnet Yawkal Law office offers a strong, sound and cost effective legal guidance in resolving your case professionally and looks forward to being your principal legal adviser in Ethiopia.

Mladen Vukmir

Mladen Vukmir is our exclusively recommended Copyright Law expert in Croatia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mladen directly using the contact details listed above.

After completing the law education at Zagreb University Law School, Mladen obtained Master of Intellectual Property degree at Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, NH, USA. He spent two years as a trainee and one year as an associate at Hanzekovic Radakovic Law Offices in Zagreb. He was a visiting lawyer at: Fenwick & West in Palo Alto, CA, USA; Monahan Duhot in Paris, France and Pavia e Ansaldo in Milan, Italy. In 1991 he founded VUKMIR & ASSOCIATES.

In 1992 he acted as an expert adviser to the Croatian State Intellectual Property Office Zagreb, at the time of its founding. Subsequently he was appointed a patent and trademark agent, admitted to practice before the CSIPO and European Patent Office. He has been appointed by the Government of the Republic of Croatia to serve as a member of the Board of Appeals for Patents and Topographies. He advised on preparations for the Manual on Technology Transfer at UNIDO. Mladen is a member AIPPI, IBA, ITechLaw, GALA, INTA, LES, UIA.

Mladen wrote numerous articles and lectured on various topics on intellectual property, including regular teaching as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law graduate and postgraduate courses. He is an arbitrator on the Panel of domestic disputes at the Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, panellist on the UDRP Domain Name Panel at WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre, a distinguished neutral on the CPR Panels of Neutrals and at the INTA PON and is an IMI certified mediator.

Mladen also served as a consultant to various domestic and international organisations such as the Croatian Government, World Intellectual Property Organisation the World Bank and the European Commission and GLG Council. He is the Royal Danish Consul General in Zagreb.

Agustín González

Agustín González is our exclusively recommended Copyright Law expert in Spain on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Agustín directly using the contact details listed above.

Agustín  is a lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 2000, having previously worked as the Head of the Legal Department of the Spanish Collecting Society (Sociedad General de Autores y Editores). He became a partner of Uría Menéndez in January 2004.

His practice focuses on intellectual property law. Agustín advises Spanish and international companies operating in the music, audiovisual and editorial industries, internet content providers and companies in the IT sector. He also has extensive experience in managing legal proceedings in these areas.

He is regarded as a leading lawyer by Chambers and Partners.

Firm Overview:

Uría Menéndez is one of the most prestigious independent law firms in the Iberian market. Founded in the 1940s, we have over 500 lawyers in 16 offices located in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Our international structure allows us to provide Spanish, Portuguese and EU legal advice to clients on their investments in the Iberian Peninsula and abroad. We work in close collaboration with renowned firms in Latin American and our network of “best friends” from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK. Uría Menéndez is also a member of international associations such as Lex Mundi and the International Bar Association.

Seraphim Ma

Seraphim Ma is our exclusively recommended Copyright Law expert in Taiwan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Seraphim directly using the contact details above.

Seraphim is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Taipei office, where she practices in labour and employment law, intellectual property, and dispute resolution. She is also a pioneer in the rapidly growing China practice, assisting clients who conduct business in the mainland.

Ms. Ma counsels on employment issues related to M&A, hiring and employment contracts (including non-competition and confidentiality), employee handbooks, codes of conduct, severance, pension, termination, harassment/discrimination, occupational safety and union negotiations.

Her extensive experience in intellectual property and dispute resolution covers disputes of patent, copyright and trade secrets, as well as civil, administrative and criminal lawsuits.

Firm Overview:

Our Taiwan lawyers advise clients on some of the largest transactions in the Asia Pacific region, including project financing for Taiwan’s USD 14 billion high-speed rail system and Chi-Mei Optoelectronics’ USD 2.3 billion merger with Innolux Corporation, one of the largest mergers in Taiwan’s high-tech sector. We also represented Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry on its USD 3.5 billion investment in Sharp Corporation — the first acquisition of a major Japanese electronics company by a foreign company.